TOURISM IMPORTANT PLACES OF EAST SIKKIM


The Rumtek monastery:  Dharma Chakra centre Its  24km away from Gangtok.

 

The G.I.C.I: Premier cottage institute for promotion of Sikkimese an and culture.  Its 1km away from Gangtok

 

Research institute of Tibetology:  The internationally acclaimed centre for Buddhist philosophy and religion, it is a treasure house of rare thankas, statue, over 200 Buddhist icons and prized objects of art. Where you can find the old Sikkim’s coin, manuscripts, ornaments, weapons etc. Its 1km away from Gangtok.

 

Enchey Monastry: 200 year old monastery was built by the great tantric Lama Drupthop Karpo renown for his power of flying. Religious masked dances are performed here on special occasions. Its 3km From Gangtok
 

Do-Drul Chorten: One of the important biggest stupa of Sikkim build by Trulsi Rimpochi in 1945-46, head of the Nyingma order, containing rare mandalas, of Dorji Phurpa (Bajra kilaya), holy books and mantras. Its 3 km away from Gangtok.

 

Changu Lake: The serene lake at the altitude of 12,400 ft and scared lake for both Hindi and Buddhist.  Its 45km away from Gangtok.

 

White memorial hall:  The hall build by Sir J.C. White first political officer of Sikkim

 

Lingdum Monastry:  The seat belong to Zurmang Charwang Rimpochi is the site successive incarnation of this lineage. Its 4 km away from Gangtok.

Ban jhakri water fall: Nearest fall of Gangtok with the statue of Witch Doctor. Its 3km away from Gangtok.

Nehru Botanical Garden: The greenhouse of many endemic tree and orchids. Its 23km away from Gangtok.

Baba Harbhajan Mandir:  Babamandir at an altitude of 1400 ft. famous temple for Hindu. Its 35km away from Gangtok.

Himalayan Zoological Park:  The view of Red Panda, Himalayan Bear, barking deer etc. Its 3km away from Gangtok.

Nathula Pass:  The trade route and major pass connecting Sikkim till 1962. At an altitude of 15,500 ft. Its 45km away from Gangtok.

Jalepla Pass:
Young husband expedition to Lhasa in 1904. Its 46km away from Gangtok.
 

 

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