Sikkim is well known for its splendid hillstations, tropical surroundings and the pleasant aura. Not to forget the immense natural beauty and enormous yet divine religious sites and temples. Its also well-known for its beautiful architecture, pre historical monuments and lush green surroundings. Owing to which in the recent times it has been transformed into major tourist attraction who seek to experience diverse culture and historical site.
1. Hanuman Tok
Located on the highlands of Gangtok this temple is devoted to Hindu god, Hanuman. It is controlled by the Indian Army and is believed to one of the most wish fulfilling temple. Its serene ambience and splendid panoramic view of Kanchenjunga mountain range is a treat to sore eyes. While visiting the prosperous place, one could also look for the famous tourist attraction nearby, Nathula.
2. Thakurbari Temple
Thakurbari Temple is dedicated to the Sun God, Lord Shiva and is also an ancient temple in Sikkim, located in the heart of the town. It is dedicated to enormous major deities of the hindu culture in Gangtok. The spiritual ritual of Chhath Puja is celebrated lavishly by the temple committee and locals. During the months of November, February, March, and June, precious light and sound show is organized at late hours amusing all.
3. Ganesh Tok
As the name suggests, this temple is dedicated to the Lord of solving all the problems Shri Ganesh. Decorated with multicolored prayer patakas resembling rainbow it is a surreal place thus, becoming the trademark of the religious pilgrimage. Also, one must experience the astounding scenic beauty and divinity of the place.
4. Sopholok Chardham
The Solophok Chardham is one of the most famous temples in Sikkim built by the state government to increase religious tourism in India. It is considered to be a major pilgrimage destination situated on the top hill of Solophok in Southern region of Sikkim. The temple complex has a glorious incarnation of Lord Shiva along with the idol of Lord Kirateshwar. The temple was structured with a sole motive to place Sikkim in the conscious minds and hearts of Indians worldwide.
5. Shirdi Sai Mandir
Located in the state of Sikkim in Namchi, Shri Sai Baba Mandir is a popular hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The structure has a two storied golden colored building shining in the daylight. The modern marvel has been taken to a notch by the large statue of Shri Shirdi Sai Baba. One must walkway around, adoring spectacular interiors, unique religious scriptures, and glorious statues. The Sikkim temples providing spiritual solace neer fails to amaze anyone.