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Rabdentse Ruins, Pelling

(3.9/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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. Put Rabdentse Ruins and other Pelling attractions into our Pelling itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • It's interesting place for people who like archeology. It's nice to see the layout of the place and understand how the people built palaces in the past 
  • Rabdentse Ruins is a lovely place to visit in Pelling. Very peaceful and serene. Approach is through a walk in forest area. Once u reach d place u will enjoy the beauty and if lucky u can catch glimps...  more »
  • This was, undoubtedly , the highlight of our Pelling trip. These 17th-century ruins were the capital of the Chogyal (the king) of Sikkim, who shifted his capital from Yuksom to Rabdantse. We hiked up ...  more »
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  • Should try once to walk 30 minutes, around 800 meters through the woods. It will bring happiness once you reach the hill top. Though, there is nothing much to see at the destination. Even, the Sculpture House is locked all the times there.
  • A pretty long walk (trek) will lead you to this wonderful place. Great views and interesting history. Like most other spots in sikkim, it is very well maintained.
  • Great place to trek lightly and see the beautiful Kanchenjunga mountain range. Very silent place and you can have a great walk along the trek.
  • Will have to walk a long distance to reach the ruins. Ok ok type place.
  • Ancient Capital of sikkim , with lot of nature treasure . old palace and mandir, awesome experience