Temples in Sikkim
Kirateshwar Mahadev Temple
The Kirateshwar Mahadev Temple is located in the city of Pelling, Sikkim, India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. According to Hindu beliefs, pleased with Arjuna's hard penance and devotion, Lord Shiva appeared before him in the very spot where the temple lies as hunter Kirateshwar or Lord of the Kiratas and blessed him with success in the Mahabharat War.
The Ganesh Tok is located in the city of Gangtok, India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesh. The word Tok means temple in the local language. The temple is located at the altitude of 6500 meters. The temple was built in the year 1952 and 1953 by Shri Appa B Pant, the former Political Officer of Sikkim.
The Hnauman temple is located in the city of Gangtok, Sikkim, India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. The temple is also known as Hanuman Tok as "Tok" is the word for temple among the local people. The temple which is established in the year 1952 is mainted by the "Indian Army". According to the local legends, when Hanuman was flying to Dunagiri (mountain) which had the life saving herb Sanjeevani to save Lord Rama's brother Lakshmana, he rested in the spot for some time where his temple now lies.
Sikkim is home to various temples with rich cultural Heritage. The temples like Kirateshwar Mahadev Temple, Char Dham Temple, Hanuman Tok, Thakurbari Temple, Ganesh Tok and other temples are popular pilgrimage sites and are visited by many devotees. Festivals like Saga Dawa, Pang Lhabsol, Losar, Tamu Lochar are celebrated with enthusiasm. The best time to visit is the month of March and May or October and December. Here you can check about Sikkim temple's darshan timings.