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Rabdentse Ruins, Pelling

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Learn about the history of the former kingdom of Sikkim at Rabdentse Ruins. Take a half-hour hike to the top of the hill and see the ruins of the remarkable palace. Join a guided tour to hear about the palace's former days as the region's capital, and how it was destroyed by an invasion. Pause for a moment to enjoy sweeping views of the surrounding mountain ranges, covered in varied vegetation. Use our Pelling tour itinerary planning tool to add Rabdentse Ruins and other attractions to your Pelling vacation plans.
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  • Our first time there - a short nice trek from main road. Quite a nice place and well preserved , clean place  more »
  • This is a long walk in the forest, the entrance collapsed, you can feel the quietness of the city arises.. in fact, many people find there seems to be a non-
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  • Excellent place and its way. I am and my family very much enjoyed the place and the approach road very much. really I enjoyed the place very much  more »
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  • This is an awesome place! Don’t miss if you’re in Pelling. There is a short hike through the bird forest to reach the ruins. And the view from the ruins is stunning. The Himalayan peaks and the ruins make a very vibratory photo combination. Place is really well maintained.
  • I loved this place. The area was well maintained and the view of the mountains was just amazing.
  • Rabdentse Ruins – a popular tourist attraction in Pelling. The sight is of national importance, as announced by Archeological Survey of India. Chadok Namgyal established it in 1670 post shifting his capital from Yuksom. All of Chadok’s establishments in the city were destroyed by Gurkha army, only the chortens and the ruins were left behind.The scenic view from the top of the ruins scanning across deep valley to the mystic heights of Kanchendzonga ranges is something to be cherished and etched in memory. Here one can visualize the remains of a once flourishing colony around the palace which was constructed after the consecration of Chogyal Phuntshog Namgyal in the 1641 AD.
  • Rabdentse is the 19century palces when sikkim ruling by chogyal dinisty between 16-19century but today 2017 this palce is valueless and Legal place ...were we do everything like smoked weed, drunk,party,picnic and personal activity with our copule.
  • Rabdentse was the second capital of the former kingdom of Sikkim and the palace ruins dates back to 16th century.Khanchendzonga ranges can be witnessed during clear sky from the ruins.One need to walk inside forest about a kilometre to reach the ruins.

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