Rabdentse Ruins


Rabdentse Ruins, destroyed by the invasions of Nepalese army, was the second capital of former kingdom of Sikkim till 1814. During the period from 1670 to 1814, the state was under the rule of king of Sikkim from this place. At present, the ruins of palaces and chortens can be seen, which are located in close proximity to Pemayangste Monastery.

From the vintage point of this second capital of former Sikkim, beautiful view of Mount Kanchenjunga ranges can be enjoyed. In addition, this place has been declared as a site of national importance by the Archaeological Survey of India.

Tourists can reach the destination by trek through a 2 km route that commences from Pelling and extends till Geyzing. While trekking, travellers can witness thick forest around them.