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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...Read more on Rumtek Monastery

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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, 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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Pemayangtse Monastery, Gangtok
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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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