Places To Visit In Gangtok (sikkim) – For Tourist Information

Situated in the North East side of India, Gangtok is the capital city of Sikkim. Gangtok is attracting majority of travellers and explorers nowadays and has become one of the most sought after tourist destinations of India. The famous Sikkim Manipal University is located on the footsteps of this city. There are number of places to visit in Gangtok however not all of them are worth a visit. Here are some of the most visited points in and near Gangtok: - 

M.G. Road
M.G. Road is all beauty. It feels as if it is an entirely different world. There are many hotels on

this road and are comparatively higher in price than those at the downside of the road. Dragons sculpted on walls and water fountains can be found everywhere on this road. 

Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms 
Do not forget to bring the red panda (state animal of the state of Sikkim) as a soft toy. If you miss to purchase this soft toy from this place you won’t get it from anywhere else in the main market not even at the Archies Gallery. 

Ganesh Tok/Hanuman Tok
Ganesh Tok is the Temple of Lord Ganesh. People visit here for joint purpose of getting a viewpoint (as this temple is located at height) and they may remember the Almighty as well. 

Tashi View Point 
If travelling by car/taxi, the road is always beautiful. There is no need of stopping at a particular point. All points are

beautiful. The only difference here is that it has been constructed and modified to a point. 

Monasteries are the best places to attain peace. The peaceful environment, disciples of Lord Buddha, discipline in the premises, beautiful location and the feel of holiness is what these places are all about. There is no need visiting all of them. The important thing is how sincerely these places are attended. 

Suicide Point 
There is a view point known as the suicide point near the ropeway. This point attracts college students and some of the visitors. Do not tease monkeys here. 

Visit Gangtok to witness the discipline on roads which is rarely seen in the hilly areas of India. There is not much to do in Gangtok if you have already visited Darjeeling. Rest of the things are almost similar but don’t forget to visit the Tsomgo Lake, Nathula Pass and the mysterious Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir. There you may find beautiful snow clad peaks and all nature. 

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