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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. Put Rabdentse Ruins and other Pelling attractions into our Pelling itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • 2nd capital of the sikkim buddhist region in history and the ruins stand amongst the words describing the rich history. The path to the place is bit of a hike which my aged dad did not face much of a ...  more »
  • Rabdense was the capital of Sikkim until almost two centuries ago. The ruins are very well-kept. The road of access is long but is rewarded with the site, clean and excellently care. You can see the Khangchengzonga from the ruins.
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  • Brooding ruins the second capital of Sikkim.,established by sikkim"s second king,Tensung Namgyal. The ruins are perched on the top of a hill 
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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