Gangtok - capital of Sikkim

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Mon, 09/13/2021 - 14:42
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Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim with around 30,000 inhabitants. It is located in the southeast of the state on the southern foothills of the Himalayan Mountains at an altitude of about 1,800 meters. From here you can also see the mighty Kanchenjunga.

The city is a center of Tibetan Buddhism with many Buddhist monasteries.

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Picture 1: Impressions from Gangtok in Sikkim