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Pelling is a picturesque town located in the district of West Sikkim. The town is at a distance of about 10 km from the district headquarters of Geyzing.History of PellingPelling has had an interesting history. It is said that it was the first......Read more on Pelling


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Pemayangtse Monastery, Pelling
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Pemayangtse Monastery, Pelling
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Pemayangtse Monastery is a Buddhist monastery,  situated at an elevation of 6840 feet. Known as one of the oldest monasteries of Sikkim, it was built by Lama Lhatsun Chempo in the 17th century. Initially the monastery was built very small in size and later Jigme Pawo, who... Read More »
"For Love of Buddhism"3 months ago "Best Monastery in Pelling"3 months ago
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Kaluk, Pelling
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Kaluk is another famous district of Sikkim destination, which is located 26 km from Pelling and is prominently recognised for Bersay Rhadodendron Sanctuary. This area is also known for it’s infinite natural resources and is also considered as a haven for nature lovers.... Read More »
Khecheopalri Lake, Pelling
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Khecheopalri Lake is a sacred lake, located in the north-west direction of Pelling town. This lake is known by many names like the Wishing Lake, Kha-Chot-Palri and Sho Dzo Sho, which means Oh Lady, Sit Here. Considered holy by Buddhists as well as Hindus, this lake is thronged... Read More »
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Dubdi Monastery, Pelling
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Dubdi Monastery also commonly called as the Yuksum Monastery is another Buddhist pilgrim centre located in the Tibetan Buddhism of the Nyingma Sect, close to Yuksum. This monastery was constructed in the year 1701 and is also named as Hermit's cell based on it’s... Read More »
"A Picturesque Monastery"3 months ago
Sewaro Rock Garden, Pelling
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Sewaro Rock Garden is constructed and maintained by Sikkim's tourism department. Mainly constituting rocks, gardens, pools, zig zag foot paths and various recreational amenities like swimming pools, viewpoints and cafeterias. Considered as one of the most popular picnic... Read More »
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