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Thupten Gatseling Monastery a Gompa in Itanagar

Author: TG Contributor
Date: 2020-04-07

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Thupten Gatseling Monastery is in the Itanagar city of Arunachal Pradesh in India. Itanagar is the capital city of Arunachal Pradesh. The Thupten Gatseling Monastery is also known as Itanagar Gompa. In Itanagar Thupten Gatseling Monastery is one of the major tourist attractions. The Thupten Gatseling Monastery is located near the State Museum at Siddhartha Vihar. Many people from many places visit the Thupten Gatseling Monastery. The Thupten Gatseling Monastery is one of the holy sites for the followers of Buddhism. The foundation stone for the Gompa also known as the Centre of Buddhist Studies was laid by the 14th Dalai Lama in 1983. The Thupten Gatseling Monastery is very Thupten Gatseling Monastery peaceful and the Thupten Gatseling Monastery is surrounded by mighty hills all around. The distance from Itanagar city to Thupten Gatseling Monastery is approximately half a kilometer and the Thupten Gatseling Monastery is situated on the top of a small hill. The view from Thupten Gatseling Monastery is mesmerizing. One can have a panoramic view of the entire Itanagar from Thupten Gatseling Monastery. In the Thupten Gatseling Monastery, the hundred of followers of Buddhism visits and offers the prayer for welfare, wellbeing and long life of Dalai Lama. The followers of Buddhism also celebrated the 81st birth anniversary of the Dalai Lama at Thupten Gatseling Monastery in Lower Gompa at Bomdila. One can easily reach the Thupten Gatseling Monastery since it is very near to the Itanagar city and the taxis are also easily accessible. The nearest airport to reach Itanagar is Lilabari airport which is in North Lakhimpur, one need to take a taxi from the airport to reach Itanagar. If you are planning to travel by train, Naharlagun Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 16 km from this Itanagar. From Naharlagun railway station one needs to hire a taxi to reach Itanagar city and Thupten Gatseling Monastery. One can also drive from Guwahati to Itanagar via road, though the journey will be long but will definitely enjoy.


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