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  • 01Rangit Water World

    Rangit Water World

    Rangit Water World is one of the best attractions of Sikkim for it is a total surprise for adventure lovers. It is a lake formed out of the waters from Rangit Dam, present amidst scenic settings. Situated close to Legship, it provides activities like river rafting, angling, fishing, boating and swimming. The water world was an initiative taken up by the local inhabitants of Legship.

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  • 02Kirateshwar Mahadev Mandir

    Kirateshwar Mahadev Mandir

    The Kirateshwar Mahadev Temple is situated on the banks of the Rangit river and is a popular place of worship among the tourists. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and has lots of tales connected to the Hindu epic, Mahabharata. The temple is just 4 km from Pelling and is easily accessed from Geyzing and Pemayangtse too.

    The temple is also famous for its festival called Bela Chaturdesi. Bela Chaturdesi is a festival which is celebrated between November and December every year. This is when the temple is usually crowded with devotees from all over the state and the neighbouring states too.

    According to a famous legend associated with the shrine, Lord Shiva who was impressed with Arjuna's prayers and devotion, appeared before him at this very temple's location in the disguise of a hunter and blessed him to attain success in the war of Mahabharata.

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  • 03Sulphurous Hot Springs

    Sulphurous Hot Springs

    Legship is renowned for its therapeutic hot springs too. The sulphurous hot springs are located 4 km from Legship and are believed to have medicinal properties. The spring is locally called the 'Phu Cha Chu sulphur bath'.

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  • 04The Lho Khando Sang Pho Caves

    The Lho Khando Sang Pho Caves

    The Lho Kando Sang Pho caves are located near the Sulphurous Hot Springs in Legship. It is one of the four caves where Guru Rinpoche used to meditate during the eighth century. The other three caves are Chyang Lhari Nginphu, Sharcho Phephu and Nub Dechenphu.

    The caves are also considered as an important Buddhist pilgrimage site which devotees from West Bengal, Nepal and Bhutan too come to visit and take a dip in the divine Phu Cha Chu.

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