Rabdentse RuinsCurrently Open
- Address: Geyzing, Sikkim 737111, Pelling, India
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Ancient Ruin, Archaeological Site
Rabdentse Ruins - Review
In order to understand the Rabdentse Ruins, we need to understand the history of Rabdentse settlement in Sikkim. Rabdentse was acknowledged to be the second capital of Sikkim. Once the abode of the Sikkim monarchs, this place however, became deserted and desolated with time. Located in West Sikkim district, Rabdentse is regarded as an archeological site that depicts the history of this region with its now ruined self. These ruins have been preserved by the Indian Archeological Society and act as a tourist attraction today. In order to reach these ruins, you will have to trek through a two kilometer path amidst the forest that starts from Pelling and goes till Geyzing. From the top of the monument, you can witness the panoramic views of the subterranean valley of Sikkim and the heights of Khangchendzonga.
How To reach Rabdentse Ruins by Public Transport
- One can easily walk down to the place from Pelling or Pemayangtse Monastery.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Rabdentse Ruins
95% of people who visit Pelling include Rabdentse Ruins in their plan
5 PM - 6 PM
30.92% of people start their Rabdentse Ruins visit around 5 PM - 6 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Rabdentse Ruins
88.88% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Rabdentse Ruins
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Rabdentse Ruins, Pelling Reviews
Very Nice Place.. must visit with friends or youth person (not for older and children) because to reach this place you have to tracking through jungle on mountain for about 1200 meters. It's the older capital of Sikkim. The kings palace and the birds sanctuary is there.. view is stunning from here. I really liked the place. One get really peace here.
Our experience was quite magical because when we visited, there was a light drizzle and a blanket of mist around the whole place. Even the climb to the ruins was fun. Quite well maintained. Must see if you are in the vicinity.
Simply wonderful. It's one of the must visit place in Sikkim. The journey to the ruins is thrilling. The old walls, statues, and nature's most spectacular views makes this place unique. If you are planning to visit Sikkim then you must visit this place or else you will definitely miss something. Happy journeys!!!
Though it is very far from main road . And it requires a lots of long walk . By normal walking and sight seeing it takes 45 min to reach the ruins from main entrance . The beauty of the place is unbearable . Completely natural . It's a must watch place if you are adventure seeker . The ruins may be degraded cause of the wars but the maintainance of the place is too good. The view of the mountain range is too mesmerizing . It's a picturesque place . If you ever have a chance to be near it do visit.
The ruins are kept well. Interestingly, there were no provision made for protection of fort were seen during our visit. Unlike other forts that I have visited before, this for lacks cannons/Windows made for keeping an eye on any enemy movement. The forest surrounding the fort is lovely. Only thing is there is bird park on the way where all exotic birds are kept. It is stupid idea to keep such a bird park in serene forest.
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