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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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  • We enjoyed the long route to the ruins through the woods. It was a wonderful experience. The ruins were well maintained.  more »
  • It is a very good and well knowned ruins in Pelling. There atmosphere is good,peaceful & very silent.  more »
  • A good historical site with great views of the surrounding mountains. A shortish walk through the forest brings you to the site.  more »
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  • Very Nice Place.. must visit with friends or youth person (not for older and children) because to reach this place you have to tracking through jungle on mountain for about 1200 meters. It's the older capital of Sikkim. The kings palace and the birds sanctuary is there.. view is stunning from here. I really liked the place. One get really peace here.
  • I love this place. Unfortunately this places does not come under in any package. But believe me you will love this place. One need to go there by own. It will take 20rs from pelling taxi stand and its around 2 kms from helipad. You have climbed up around 1 km to go this beautiful place. One of the best place to capture snaps and get a excellent view of Kanchenjunga.
  • Simply wonderful. It's one of the must visit place in Sikkim. The journey to the ruins is thrilling. The old walls, statues, and nature's most spectacular views makes this place unique. If you are planning to visit Sikkim then you must visit this place or else you will definitely miss something. Happy journeys!!!
  • Our experience was quite magical because when we visited, there was a light drizzle and a blanket of mist around the whole place. Even the climb to the ruins was fun. Quite well maintained. Must see if you are in the vicinity.
  • Though it is very far from main road . And it requires a lots of long walk . By normal walking and sight seeing it takes 45 min to reach the ruins from main entrance . The beauty of the place is unbearable . Completely natural . It's a must watch place if you are adventure seeker . The ruins may be degraded cause of the wars but the maintainance of the place is too good. The view of the mountain range is too mesmerizing . It's a picturesque place . If you ever have a chance to be near it do visit.
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