Landmarks in Gangtok

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  • Nathu La Pass

    Nathu La Pass

    The views from the second highest mountain pass are absolutely stunning. It's wiser to start for the pass at the break of dawn and arrive there by morning. En route you'll come across two beautiful sights; the Jhakri Waterfalls and a stunning glacial lake called Changu (Tsomgo Lake). ...

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  • Tashiding Monastery

    Tashiding Monastery

    This 17th-century monastery at a height of 6,500 feet, is dedicated to the Nyingmapa order and is situated about 40 kilometres from Geyzing. Perched on a hillock between River Rangeet and River Rathong, you'll see many holy scriptures carved on stone plates. ...

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  • Tashi Viewpoint

    Tashi Viewpoint

    The Tashi Viewpoint is one of the best places to go to with a pair of binoculars, water and some sandwiches. From the Tashi Viewpoint, you get the perfect view of the snow covered peaks of Kanchenjunga.

    The Phodong Monastery and the Labrang Monastery are also ...

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  • Singhik Viewpoint

    Singhik Viewpoint

    Singhik is a sleepy little town in Sikkim known for its unmatched natural beauty. For tourists, Singhik is like a paradisiacal retreat from the cacophony of the cities. The Singhik Viewpoint is situated just on the wayside of Singhik and provides stunning views of Kanchenjunga and Mt Siniolchu.

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  • Kabi Longstok

    Kabi Longstok

    Located 17 kilometres from Gangtok, the historical town of Kabi Longstok is where the friendship treaty was signed between the Lepcha chief Tekung Tek and the Bhutia chief Khey Bum Sar. A stone pillar was built to mark the location of the place where the treaty was signed. You can ...

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  • Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology

    Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology

    Perched on the top of a beautiful hill, the Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology was established in 1958 to promote research into the Mahayana sect of Buddhism and Tibetan language and culture. The institute was initially known as the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology after Late Palden Thondup Namgyal (the Chogyal ...

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