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Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok
Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok
Rank 1
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Places to Visit in Gangtok
  • Type: Lake
Tsomgo Lake is located 35 km away from the city on the Gangtok-Nathula highway. This highway is also a part of the old route that links India and China. Worshipped by Sikkimese, this holy lake is approximately 20 km away from the Nathula Pass, while located at a distance of around 400 km from... Read More »
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Himalayan Zoological Park, Gangtok
Himalayan Zoological Park, Gangtok
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 35
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  • Type: Zoo
  • Entry: Paid
Himalayan Zoological Park, located at a distance of 3 km from Gangtok, is one of the best places for wildlife lovers. Situated in Bulbuley, the park has been established with the aim to preserve wildlife in natural habitat. Sprawling over an area of 205 hectares, the Zoological Park is at an... Read More »
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Deer Park, Gangtok
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  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Deer Park, located in close proximity to the Secretariat of Sikkim, is also known as Rustamji Park. Home to several species of Deer, this park was named after Rustamji. He was amongst one of the Dewans of the Chogyal of Sikkim. Rustamji, acclaimed himself to be the author of book 'Enchanted... Read More »
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Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary, Gangtok
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  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary is located at a distance of 31 km from Gangtok. Situated on the way to the Tsomgo Lake, this sanctuary ranges from altitudes between 3,292 and 4,116 metre. Due to variance in altitude, the sanctuary boasts a wide variety of flora and fauna. This sanctuary... Read More »
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Pemayangtse Monastery, Gangtok
Pemayangtse Monastery, Gangtok
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Ranked 5 of 35
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  • Type: Monastery
Pemayangtse Monastery, located at a distance of approximately 140 km from Gangtok, is one of the most famous pilgrimage centres. This monastery belongs to the Nyingma order and is situated at Gyalshing, located in West Sikkim. In addition, all the other monasteries belonging to Nyingma orders are... Read More »
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Nathula Pass, Gangtok
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 35
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Nathula Pass, located at a distance of 56 km from Gangtok, is a pass on the Indo-Chinese border. Serving as a trade link between India and China, this park also once served as the main access for Sikkim-Tibet trade. Popularly known as the Silk Route, this pass is at an elevation of 14,450 feet... Read More »
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Enchey  Monastery, Gangtok
Enchey Monastery, Gangtok
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 35
Places to Visit in Gangtok
  • Type: Monastery
Enchey Monastery meaning solitary temple, was built in 1909 and is a 200 year old monastery. Located at a distance of 3 km from the city, the monastery is built on the spot, which is believed to be blessed by Lama Druptab Karpo. He was a tantrik master who was known for his flying powers. The... Read More »
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Ganesh Tok, Gangtok
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 35
Places to Visit in Gangtok
  • Type: Temple
Ganesh Tok, a small temple, is located at a distance of 7 kilometre from Gangtok. Situated next to the television tower on the small hill nestled on Gangtok-Nathula road, the temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesh. This temple is so small in size that at a time, it can only accommodate one person. In... Read More »
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Rumtek Monastery, Gangtok
Rumtek Monastery, Gangtok
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 35
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  • Type: Monastery
Rumtek Monastery, located at a distance of approximately 24 km from Gangtok in Rumtek, is one of the most important sites for almost every Buddhist. This monastery was originally built in the 16th century, under the supervision of Wangchuck Dorge and with the financial assistance of the fourth... Read More »
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Changu lake, Gangtok
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Ranked 10 of 35
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  • Type: Lake
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Namgyal Institute, Gangtok
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 35
Places to Visit in Gangtok
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, opened officially on 1st October 1958, is a Tibet museum located in Gangtok. This museum was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. On 10th February, 1957, the foundation stone of this institute was laid by the 14th Dalai Lama.... Read More »
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Ranka Monastery, Gangtok
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 35
Places to Visit in Gangtok
  • Type: Monastery
Ranka Monastery is a popular Buddhist monastery situated in Lingdum. Locally known as the Lingdum monastery, this monastery is run by the Sikkimese Gharwan Rimpoche. Known for its architecture and aesthetic value, this monastery has a collection of colorful Tibetan paintings called Thangkas that... Read More »
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Tashiding Monastery, Gangtok
Tashiding Monastery, Gangtok
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 35
Places to Visit in Gangtok
  • Type: Monastery
Tashiding Monastery, located at a distance of 19 km to the south-east of Yuksom and 40 km from Gyalshing, is a Buddhist monastery. Dating back to 1641, the monastery is perched on the top of the hill located between the Rangit River and Rathong River.   The monastery was founded by... Read More »
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Do-Drul Chorten Stupa, Gangtok
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 35
Places to Visit in Gangtok
  • Type: Monument
Do Drul Chorten, the biggest stupa in Sikkim, is located on the hill hock, which is adjacent to the Tibetology Institute. Popularly known as Phurba, this stupa was built in 1945. This holy stupa was under the auspices of head of Nyingma sect of Tibetan Buddhism, Trulshik Rinpoche. Built as... Read More »
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Saramsa Garden, Gangtok
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 35
Places to Visit in Gangtok
  • Type: Garden
Saramsa Garden, located at a distance of approximately 14 km from Gangtok, was established in 1922. The place was opened by the Forest Department, which was managed by the Forest Manager, Bhim Bahadur Pradhan from 1922 to 1954. Besides being the forester, owing to immense interest in botany,... Read More »
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Fambong La Wildlife Sanctuary, Gangtok
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 35
Places to Visit in Gangtok
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
Fambong La Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the best places to observe the wild animals. It is located at a distance of around 20 km from Gangtok. Sprawling over an area of 51.76 sq km, this sanctuary is also a home to different species such as Red Panda, Himalayan Beer and Civet Cat Binturong. Dense... Read More »
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Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden, Gangtok
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 35
Places to Visit in Gangtok
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden, established in 1987, is home to different varieties of botanical species. Located near Rumtek Monastery, this garden houses rare flowers, plants and trees including Orchids of Himalayan region. Maintained and managed by the Forest Department of the Government of... Read More »
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Hanuman Tok, Gangtok
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 35
Places to Visit in Gangtok
  • Type: Temple
Hanuman Tok, dedicated to God Hanuman, is one of the most renowned temples located in Sikkim. Managed and maintained by a division of Army department of India, this temple is located at a distance of 5 km from Gangtok. With a total height of 7,200 ft, from the top of this hillock, tourists can... Read More »
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Tashi Viewpoint, Gangtok
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 35
Places to Visit in Gangtok
  • Type: View point
Tashi View Point constructed by the King of Sikkim, Tashi Namgyal, is located at a distance of 4 km from Gangtok. Adorned with a park on its top, this view point is one of the best places in entire Sikkim to enjoy beautiful view of Mount Kanchenjunga. In addition, the Phodong Monastery and the... Read More »
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Rabdentse Ruins, Gangtok
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 35
Places to Visit in Gangtok
  • Type: Historic Place
Rabdentse Ruins, destroyed by the invasions of Nepalese army, was the second capital of former kingdom of Sikkim till 1814. During the period from 1670 to 1814, the state was under the rule of king of Sikkim from this place. At present, the ruins of palaces and chortens can be seen, which are... Read More »
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