Durpin Monastery

Zang Dhok Palri is a Buddhist monastery located atop Durpin Dara Hill. Popularly called as Durpin Monastery, it is one of the largest in Kalimpong and among the well-known Buddhist monasteries in West Bengal.

Durpin Monastery

Durpin Monastery holds an important religious significance owing to sacred Kangyur kept inside the monastery. Consisting of 108 volumes, all these were carried by Dalai Lama during his exile. Some of the rare documents related with Buddhism are found within the Zang Dhok Palri Monastery. Perched at an elevation of around 1372 m, one can spot the breathtaking views of the snowcapped Kanchenjunga and the Pristine Teesta River flowing down below.


Good to Know :

Location: 4.1km from Sterling Park Kalimpong

Timings: 9 AM - 5 PM

Entry Fee: Free