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Gangtok, the land of monasteries, is also the largest town of Sikkim. Situated in the Shivalik Hills and lying at an altitude of 1437 m, itís an important Buddhist Pilgrimage Centre. Gangtok gained religious significance among the Buddhists after......Read more on Gangtok

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Nathula Pass, Gangtok
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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... Read More »
"Needs to be visited once"3 weeks ago "Very nice place"1 month ago
  • Type: Lake
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Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok
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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... Read More »
"A piece of heaven"3 weeks ago "Tsongo lake - Must watch"1 month ago
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Changu Lake, Gangtok
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"Awesome trip .."2 months ago "Dont miss it"Apr 8, 2016
  • Type: Temple
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Ganesh Tok, Gangtok
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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... Read More »
"Ganesh Temple"3 weeks ago "A must watch temple at Gangtok"Jul 24, 2016
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  • Type: Monastery
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Rumtek Monastery, Gangtok
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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 supervision of Wangchuck Dorge and with the financial... Read More »
"A peaceful place"2 weeks ago "An enriching experience"Dec 10, 2016
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