near Namchi (13 kms) has world's highest statue (135 ft) of Buddha (Guru
nearby has how massive statues of Lord Shiva along with a Sikkim version of
staying at Namchi certainly make it to these two monuments, however the
imposing nature of monuments has ensure that guests even do a day visit from
Gangtok (75 kms).
monasteries in the area are:
Namchi Monastery - This monastery is located in Namchi.
* Dalling Monastery at Kewzing
* Kewzing Monastery
* Ermoik Monastery - Built in 1952 and follows the Nyingma sect of Buddhism, situated above
*Simik Monastery - near Singtam town.
* Yang Yang Monastery, 10 kms. downhill from
* Ralong Monastery - This monastery is situated near Rabongla(Ravangala).