Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple1106 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Between Nathula And Jelepla Pass, Gangtok, India
- Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
- Time Required: 00:40 Mins
- Tags: Temple, Memorial, Family And Kids
Major Harbhajan Singh served in the Indian Army and lost his life while escorting a mule caravan from his battalion headquarters in Tekula to Dengchukla in 1968. Harbhajan Singh’s body was found when a soldier dreamt of him telling him exactly where to find the body.
Soon, the body was found and the shrine was made in the honor of the brave soldier. Today, it is said that Harbhajan Singh warns Indian soldiers of the upcoming attacks at the Indo-Chinese borders and even Chinese army men believe to have seen a human figure patrolling the border at night.
Today, the temple consists of a room where the personal belongings of Baba Harbhajan Singh are cared for and kept for worship.
Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple Travel Tips
- The temple is located 60 kilometres away from Gangtok. It is recommended you book a cab for the day for easy conveyance.
- Combine the visit to the temple with the visit to Nathula pass and Tsomgmo Lake.
Entrance Ticket Details For Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple
- Admission is Free.
Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple Hours
- Public Holidays: 6.00 am-8.00 pm
How to Reach Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple
- By hiring a cab.
- By renting a bike.
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18.79% of people who visit Gangtok include Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
88.98% of people start their Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple
91.92% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple