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Located 140 km west of Gangtok, Pemayangtse is a popular Buddhist pilgrim centre in the western part of Sikkim. Surrounded by the Eastern Himalayas, the destination is known for its scenic beauty and tranquil atmosphere. During the ancient times,......Read more on Pemayangtse

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Pemayangtse Monastery, Pemayangtse
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Established in 1705, the Pemayangtse Monastery is the second oldest monastery in the Sikkim and is a major attraction of Pemayangtse. Located at an altitude of 2085 m above sea level, the Monastery is situated in the western part of Sikkim. There are three storeys in this monastery which... Read More »
Khecheopalri Lake, Pemayangtse
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Khecheopalri is a sacred Lake, which is also known as the wish fulfilling lake. The lake is located at a distance of 24 km from Pemayangtse in Sikkim. The lake is situated in the middle of the forest and is considered as a holy lake, both by the Buddhists and the Hindus in Sikkim. The lake is... Read More »
Sangacholing Monastery, Pemayangtse
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Sangachoeling Monastery is the oldest monastery in Sikkim, after Pemayangtse Monastery. The monastery was built in the year of 1697 by Lhatsum Chempo. The monastery is among the largest monasteries in Sikkim. The meaning of Sangachoeling is 'the land of divine teaching'. The monastery is... Read More »
Rabdentse Fort Ruins, Pemayangtse
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At a distance of 1 km from Pemayangtse Monastery, are the ruins of Rabdentse Fort, which was the second capital of Sikkim (1670 to 1814.). The fort was destroyed by the invading Nepalese army and now, only ruins of the fort are seen here. The fort was established by Chadok Namgyal, son... Read More »
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