Religious Places in Sikkim
Religious Places in Sikkim

Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple

AddressBaba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple
AverageTimeToSpend1-2 Hours
BriefThis is a temple of a different kind; a temple that is not dedicated to a particular religion but selflessness and bravery. Baba Harbhajan Singh was a soldier of the Indian Army, often regarded as ‘Hero of Nathula.
DistanceFromOtherPlace5 KM from menmecho Lake 8.5 Km from Nathula
ExtraLocated between Nathula and Jelepla pass at an altitude of 13,123 ft and about 52 km from Gangtok, Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple is popularly known as Baba Mandir.
FactsMany people believe Baba comes to the temple every night and does his rounds after putting on his uniform. People worship him as a saint who guards the lives of soldiers along the border.
OpeningHours6 AM-8 PM
TicketPriceFree
TipsVisit the place while going to nathula pass
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Hanuman Tok

AddressHanuman Tok Gangtok, Sikkim 737103 094334 59398 https://maps.google.com/?cid=11346271059775436643
AverageTimeToSpend1-2 Hours
BriefHanuman Tok is a Hindu temple complex which is located in the upper reaches of Gangtok, the capital of the Indian state of Sikkim
DistanceFromOtherPlace11 KM from Bakthang falls 13 KM from Banjhakri Falls and Energy Park
ExtraThe temple is dedicated to lord Hanuman, and maintained by the Indian army.
FactsIt's located at an altitude of 7,200 ft and on a road that branches off from the Gantok-Nathula Highway
OpeningHours6 AM-7 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceVery nice temple. Has great view of the Kanchenjunga as well
TicketPriceFree
TipsIt is good to be visited during day time, and taxis are available from Gangtok, which take tourists to the coveted Hanuman Tok.
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RANKA MONASTERY

AddressRANKA MONASTERY Gangtok, Sikkim 737135 https://maps.google.com/?cid=2381695703275829060
AverageTimeToSpend1-2 Hours
BriefRanka Monastery (also known as Lingdum Monastery) which is located about 20 km from Gangtok town is one of the most wonderful monasteries in east Sikkim.
DistanceFromOtherPlace3 KM from deorali orchid sanctuary 13 KM from Banjhakri Falls
ExtraThe monastery is spread out in a vast area with great scenic views
FactsSince it's relatively a new monastery and does not have much historical or strategic significance like Rumtek Monastery, it is not much talked about.
OpeningHours6 AM-5 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceCalm and quiet with lots of greenery around the place.
TicketPriceFree
TipsA great attraction Banjhakri Waterfall is located close by. So that is another reason to visit the Monastery.
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Ganesh Tok

AddressGanesh Tok Gangtok, Sikkim 737103 097171 75530 https://maps.google.com/?cid=5861863039148539332
AverageTimeToSpend1 Hour
BriefQuaint Hindu temple with sweeping hilltop views, plus a cafe offering drinks & light bites.
DistanceFromOtherPlace2.8 KM from deorali orchid sanctuary 4.8 KM from Tashi view point
ExtraClose to Tashi View point is Ganesh Tok, a temple of Lord Ganesha. It's located at an altitude of 6,500 ft and at a hill adjacent to that of the huge TV Tower
FactsThe temple itself is quite small. However next to is the enclosed viewing lounge with glass panels. The balcony around is even better for the views
OpeningHours6 AM-5 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceVery well maintained Ganesha temple, with sitting arrangements for devotees inside the temple.
TicketPriceFree
TipsThe standard local tours offered by the taxi drivers cover this as part of sightseeing.
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Do Drul Chorten Monastery

AddressDo Drul Chorten Monastery M.P.Golai, Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim 737102 03592 201 634 https://maps.google.com/?cid=7401689381423317873
AverageTimeToSpend1-2 Hours
BriefThis huge stupa or monument is located at a short walking distance from the Research Institute of Tibetology and on a hillock
DistanceFromOtherPlace6.4 KM from Bakhtang Falls 4.8 KM from Banjhakri Falls
ExtraThe deity enshrined on top of the chorten stupa is known as Dorjee Phurpa or Vajra Kilaya. This chorten is regarded as one of the most important chortens of Sikkim
FactsIt is believed that this entire place was once haunted by evil spirits and many people who wandered around this place became victims and died
OpeningHours8 AM-5 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceVery tranquil and peaceful atmosphere.lot to see and gain knowledge on Buddhism
TicketPriceFree
TipsTourists can reach this stupa by hiring taxis or boarding regular jeeps from Gangtok. However, visitors have to walk a steep uphill pathway of about 500 m to reach the stupa from the base of the hill.
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Enchey Monastery

AddressEnchey Monastery Gangtok, Sikkim 737117 https://maps.google.com/?cid=17420549354456756712
AverageTimeToSpend1 Hour
BriefThe Enchey Monastery was established in 1909 above Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim in the Northeastern Indian state
DistanceFromOtherPlace3.0 KM from Gangtok Rope way 4KM from Paljor Stadium
ExtraAs the literal meaning of Enchey Monastery i.e ‘the solitary temple’, this sacred Buddhist pilgrim is the mystical wonderland surrounded with splendid natural beauty
FactsEntrance to the main shrine depicts the Kings of four cardinal directions that protect the monastery and the universe.
OpeningHours9 AM-6 PM
PeopleLoveForPlaceSmall but clean and nicely maintained monastery
TicketPriceFree
TipsOne can witness the famous Chaam dance, which is organized on the 18th, 19th day of the 12th lunar month of the Tibetan calendar (June).
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