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Shiv Mandir, Gangtok

4.8
#5 of 8 in Historic Sites in Gangtok
Located inside an army camp, Shiv Mandir draws both Hindu devotees and nature lovers with its captivating combination of pious atmosphere and scenic views. Overlooking snowcapped mountain peaks, this blissful Shiva temple sits at an altitude of more than 3,650 m (12,000 ft) above sea level. After touring the grounds, replenish your energy with dry grapes and hot tea offered by the hospitable soldiers. For Shiv Mandir and beyond, use our Gangtok day trip planning site to get the most from your Gangtok vacation.
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  • We visited the Yumthang Valley and Zeero Point situated in Sikkim State and was really excited to see such beautiful place.We found people there was very simple and highly hospitasble. I recommend tha...  more »
  • Shiv mandir of yumthang valley is beautifull temple which is devoted to lord shiva..place is peacefull and have nice scenic view  more »
  • Nothing to say. Every nature lover should visit this place & the best time is end of april to get flowers, ice &..... snow fall if lucky..........awesome.  more »
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  • Temple of God Shiv.. You have to climb upwards on stairs.. Have bless from God. You can also enjoy the scenic beauty from the temple..
  • Very beautiful veiw of Gangtok from here
  • bAgwan shiv mandir

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Gangtok doesn't lack accommodations, with the state capital used as a base for exploration of the wider region by multitudes of visitors. Take a look along the north-south arterial road, home to many of the main hotels offering everything from upmarket luxury to simple rooms to bed down in. A set of particularly classy high-rise options boast balconies with excellent views of the mountains, while side-street guesthouses and hostels provide the budget-friendly options in Gangtok.
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