Monument in Namchi


Painted in shimmering copper, pink and bronze, the 45m-high statue of Guru Padmasambhava lords over the forested Samdruptse ridge and is visible for miles around. Completed in 2004 on a foundation stone laid by the …
Monument in Namchi

Char Dham

Spread over the Solophuk hilltop 5km south of Namchi, the site of Char Dham is towered over by a massive 33m Shiva statue. The complex intends to bring together all revered Hindu pilgrimages from across India (albei…
Monument in Ravangla (Rabongla)

Tathagata Tsal

On the edge of town is the sprawling Tathagata Tsal, a Buddhism-themed park dominated by a giant 41m-tall Buddha statue, which holds Buddhist relics from 13 countries. Within the superstructure is a gallery showcasi…
in Jorethang

Sisne Mandir

At its western-most edge, Jorethang’s most striking feature is the Akar Suspension Bridge, 400m north of which are the passingly photogenic roadside Shiva niches of Sisne Mandir.
Monastery in Ravangla (Rabongla)

Mane Choekhorling Gompa

This flamboyand stone-and-wood gompa stands at the top end of a long flight of steps leading up from the end of the Main Bazaar. The festival ground here hosts the annual Pang Lhabsol festival, held each August in h…