Legship is a town in West Sikkim which has slowly gained popularity in the past few years. The beautiful town is called the Gateway to West Sikkim. Rangit Dam – Sikkim's first dam built for it's hydro electric purposes is housed in Legship. The water collected through this dam is what is made use of at Rangit Water World, an amusement park in town.
Tourist places In and Around Legship
Legship has a few interesting attractions for the tourists. Some of them include the Rangit Water World and the Kirateshwar Mahadev Temple. This temple has been mentioned in several mythological episodes of the famous Hindu epic, Mahabharatha.
Also, apart from this famous Shiva temple, there are shrines dedicated to goddess Durga and Lord Rama too, which thus make Legship an important pilgrimage spot for the Hindu's as well. Other attractions include the Sulphurous Hot Springs and The Lho Khando Sang Pho Caves
What Makes it Unique?
Though a small place, the town of Legship is an ideal place if you wish to escape from the busy life in the cities and relax and laze around in the lap of nature.
Legship has a humid and cold climate almost throughout the year.
Legship can be reached by air and train.