Top ChoiceBuddhist Monument in Ravangla (Rabongla)

Buddha Park

With a breathtaking backdrop of Himalayan peaks, the gigantic, 41m-tall Buddha statue is one of Sikkim's most iconic sights. Finished in 2013, it's beautifully set in a large area of manicured lawns with piped...

Buddhist Monastery in Ravangla (Rabongla)

Palchen Choeling Monastery

A spectacular feast of coloured walls and gilded roofs, this 1995 monastery temple is set in a wide courtyard with swastika-patterned tiling and contains a superb, two-storey-high golden Buddha with an...

Tibetan in Ravangla (Rabongla)

Tathagata Kitchen

With comfortable Sikkimese furniture inside, a covered terrace out, Tathagata is an agreeable place for freshly made thukpas, fried rice, chow meins and momos, handily close to the Buddha Park. Beer available...

Multicuisine in Ravangla (Rabongla)

Taste of Sikkim

Decorated with black-and-white travel prints, Taste of Sikkim is predominantly a small but agreeable bar, though the momos (filled dumplings) are unusually excellent and the fried rice dishes are a great...

Tibetan in Ravangla (Rabongla)

Kookay Restaurant

Right at the jeep stand, this long-standing traveller favourite offers Tibetan soups, shaya phalays (deep-fried meat turnovers), Chinese sizzlers (₹250 to ₹300) and six thali variants (₹100 to ₹200).

Monastery in Ravangla (Rabongla)

Yungdrung Kundrakling

Beside the main Legship road, 5.5km from central Ravangla, very modest Yungdrung Kundrakling is one of only two Bon monasteries in India.