Sacred destination for Buddhists, Salugara Monastery is the most visited revered places situated in the periphery of Siliguri. Located at a distance of 6 km from the city, this monastery was entrenched by Buddhist monks of Tibet, who are the followers of Dalai Lama, a Tibetan religious leader.
An impressive feature of this place remains the 100 feet high stupa which was founded by Kalu Rinpoche, a Tibetan Lama. This stupa is praised by the followers as it is believed to bring out five kinds of Buddhist relics. This place is an ideal destination for meditating. Nestled among hilly terrains and lush green forests, this monastery is a perfect location which helps a person to stay away from the unwanted noise of the cities.
Devotees in large numbers visit this monastery all around the year to offer their prayers to the God. A visit to this place will help a traveler in gaining peace of mind.