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After the long fight against COVID-19 still, the whole world is waiting for its Vaccine but Gangtok is one of the coolest cities ever able to control the lockdown situation. It is one of the capitals of the Indian state of Sikkim. Which have a low rate of Coronavirus cases but the situation remains same as before but the Gangtok city is known for learning Buddhist handicrafts and Tibetan carpets also for most delicious worldwide famous tea this is the most powerful weapon of this city which always attract people to visit Gangtok.
But this time we all are responsible to control this pandemic situation by taking all the safety equipment like - uses of the mask, sanitization, proper social distancing and obeying all government rules regarding COVID-19.


History of Gangtok:

Not much is known about the early history of Gangtok. The earliest records date from the construction of the hermetic Gangtok monastery in 1761. In 1840 made it a pilgrimage center. After the defeat of the Tibetans by the British, Gangtok became a major stopover in the trade between Tibet and British.


Gangtok Is Famous For:

Gangtok (Sikkim) is located in the north-eastern part of India, the state is famous for dazzling
waterfalls, virgin forests, Tibetan style Buddhist Gompas, alpine meadows, rhododendron
flowers and more.


1. Nathula Pass


2. Namgyal Institute of Technology


3. Banjhakri Falls


4. Hanuman Tok

Also, there are various places which make Gangtok proud. The most interesting thing is its natural beauty and caring nature of people which make this place a heaven. You must visit the place to get real glimpse and accuracy about the above description.

How to Reach Gangtok?

By Air: -
Book a flight to Bag Dogra airport. Gangtok is at a distance of 124kms from Bag Dogra airport
and can be reached in 2 hours via a shared cab of a private one.
By Train: -
The nearest railway station to Gangtok is New Jalpaiguri that is located at a distance of
148kms. From here, you can take a local bus or hire a taxi to Gangtok.
By Road: -
If you wish to self-drive, you can hire a cab and head to Gangtok on your own.

Facts Need to Know About Gangtok:
1 . The city also has a thriving country-made alcohol industry.
2 . According to the locals, Gangtok means ‘Hilltop’.
3 . Kanchenjunga is the world’s third-tallest peak.
4 . Popular food in Gangtok is Momo.
5 . Hinduism and Buddhism are the most significant religions in Gangtok.
6 . Nepali is the most commonly used language in Gangtok.


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