Pelling is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Pelling one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Pelling is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Pelling or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Pelling. Explore the historical monuments of Pelling with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Pelling guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Pelling page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Pelling landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Pelling.
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Geyzing, Sikkim 737111
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...
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West Sikkim, Sikkim 737111
07:00 am - 05:00 pm
Sikkim is replete with monasteries that exhibit Buddhist faith and its culture. Pemayangtse monastery is one of the oldest monasteries of Sikkim that was constructed in the 17th century by Lama Lhatsun Chempo. Although quite humble when it was constructed, this monastery was subsequently renovated to grand proportions by Jigme Pawo, the third re-em...
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West Sikkim, Sikkim 737113
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
Beautifully located on a hill top at the rear of the town of Pelling, the Sangacholing monastery was built in 1697 by Gyalwa Lhatsum Chempo, and is considered as an extremely sacred place by the followers of the Nyingmapa sect of the ancient school of Tibetan Buddhism. The architecture of the original monastery was devastated by fire but afterwards...
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West District, Yuksam 737113, India
07:00 am - 04:00 pm
Also known as the Yuksum Monastery, Dubdi is another Buddhist pilgrim centre located in the Tibetan Buddhism of the Nyingma Sect, close to Yuksum. Constructed in the year 1701, this monastery has been named after its founder Lhatsun Namkha Jigme. It is considered to be pivotal to the history of Sikkim. Inside the monastery you can see the fam...