Tsuklakhang Palace, also known as Tsuklakhang Royal Chapel and Monastery is a Buddhist monastery located in the heart of the Gangtok town. The beautiful structure contains a main assembly hall in the center. This was where the Sikkim royal family held events like coronation, marriages, and victory ceremonies. The monastery has a large depository of Buddhist scriptures and literature. The altar is engraved with mural paintings and divine words of Buddha and other Bodhisattvas. The monastery celebrates many festivals like Phang Lhabsol and Losoong. Tourists flock this spot when the monks perform the famous mask dance called Chaam. Losar is another dance festival that attracts tourists. The serene environment and natural beauty make the monastery a must-visit place in your Gangtok tour.
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