Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, Gangtok

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Visit a holy place high up in the mountains at Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, built to honor a 27-year-old soldier who died while posted close to the Sino-Indian border. Singh's death in 1968 has remained the subject of myth and spiritual belief: the official version suggests that he was killed during a skirmish on a mountain pass between Tibet and Sikkim, but others state that he perished in a glacier. Legend has it that he visited one of his colleagues in a dream and asked him to build a shrine here in his memory. The shrine has become a moving tribute and a place of pilgrimage, particularly for service personnel. Take a look at our Gangtok trip itinerary maker app to schedule your visit to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Kudos to the Indian Army for doing a great job of marinating and running this place with such effectiveness. The place runs patriotic songs and has a very different feel. its a place one should surely...  more »
  • It is story the place of heard about this place that an Indian Army Died but still he does his duty in this area....... But nice place to visit ......  more »
  • Legend has it that Harbhajan Singh was an army man who disappeared while patrolling the border even in adverse weather conditions. His body was never found and his regiment believes that he is still a...  more »
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  • This temple is situated between the mountains again guarded by our esteemed Indian Army *Salute*, low in oxygen. Nice history to know about Baba Harbhajan Singh. Highly recommended place. Nice mountain views, beautiful atmosphere. You feel energetic, washed away all of your stress. Feel proud to be an Indian.
  • It is good place.... There is a temple... Besides the hill... There was wonderful weather..... There snow fall is come in December month or either the weather is changed....
  • The place is not worth a penny if the weather is bad. It was raining all the way to temple from Gangtok taxi stand when I went there so I could neither enjoy the route nor the temple due to heavy fog. Moreover, the landslides could traffic jam for long. That said, if it is sunny then the route itself is worth every penny. Scenic beauty is astounding. Temple still would suck though. Make sure to visit the place before monsoon hits Sikkim.
  • What is to for a soldier to be worshipped as god even after death? Come and see. The drive to the place itself a "look here , look there- awestruck scenery "even during monsoon. I wonder how it would be in seasons. There is a waterfall and a lord Shiva statue nearby. A walk from baba mandir to Lord Shiva statue will leave you to experience how it would be to live at 14200 feet. Its a once in a lifetime must see location.
  • Proud to travel this place.....The temple was well maintained there were many soldiers our indian flag was waving top in the sky
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