Pemayangtse Monastery

Welcome to Pemayangtse Monastery

The oldest and one of the most premier monastery of Sikkim, Pemayangtse Monastery was built for Pure Monks (monks of pure Tibetan lineage, celibate and without any physical abnormality), this practice is still retained. The cham dance festival is the time of the year when monks dress up in colorful costumes and dance to please their almighty. This is the best time of the year to visit the place.