Timings - Opening & Closing:
Monday - Friday: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM ,
Saturday: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM ,
Sunday: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM ,
Public Holidays: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM
Tsuklakhang Palace, a Buddhist palatial monastery, is also known as Tsuklakhang Royal Chapel and Monastery. Located in Gangtok, this monastery is the main centre for prayers. In addition, the monastery also houses an assembly hall, which is located in the centre of the building.
The Royal Chapel of Chogyals also has a wide collection of Buddhist literature and scriptures. Besides, the monastery also comprises altars which are orated with deities of Buddha, Tantric and Bodhisattvas. In addition, the monastery also serves as a venue for marriages, coronation and victory ceremonies among Sikkim royalty.
Opened all throughout the year, this monastery is also a venue for annual Losar festival, during which traditional dances are performed.