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Rabdentse Ruins, Pelling

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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  • This place has ruins of old city which was there earlier. Just like other archeological places this place is well maintained and is located on Geyzing-Pelling road and a must visit place for scenic vi...  more »
  • We know Sikkim used to ruled by king of Sikkim but before Gangtok and after Yuksome This Rabdentse became the capital of Sikkim, this place is full of the monuments like the Stone throne, overall good...  more »
  • Ruins of a fort. 2-3km long walk is required to reach the fort. Hence it would not suit for people who cant walk much. Fort is decent and looks like ruins of a big house. Stories flow around that its built for 1st wife of Sikkim King
  • Lovely, 800 m walk approx before you reach at the top. Please don't panic while you walk up the inclined plane, you shall reach easily with 2 stops
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