Monday, April 10, 2017

Namchi

Namchi is town in the state of Sikkim located at a distance of 78 kilometres from the state capital Gangtok. In the local language the name means "Sky High". It is situated at an altitude of 1675 m above sea level. 



The place is growing into a tourist destination. The places of interest that we visited in our trip of Sikkim is:
  • Siddhesvara Dhaam

Other places of interest near by are:

23 comments:

rupam sarma said...

Great pics.

R Niranjan Das said...

Glad to know about this place.

Maggie said...

Amazing architecture and a beautiful temple, thanks for sharing your trip with us on Mosaic Monday.

Sarah said...

Amazing figures!

carol l mckenna said...

Always amazing places and great photos of places in India ~ thanks,

Wishing you a Happy Week ~ ^_^

Photo Cache said...

I really really like the colorful temple.

Al said...

I love that first photo with all of those amazing temples.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

That statue is huge...and I'm amazed at the colorful tower. Very different.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

That is a high altitude, Rajesh! In our state of Colorado we hlso have many cities above 1675 m. It takes tme for people to adjust to that altitude as the air is thin.

TeamG square said...

Nice to know about this place. Sikkim is really Beautiful.

Jane @ www.raincitylibrarian.ca said...

What an incredible scene - so much vibrant colour!

riitta k said...

Great photos and the statues are really impressive! Thank you for sharing.

K V V S MURTHY said...

Sikkim is very little known.Thanks for your initiative.

Trubes said...

lovely pictures,
you do have a lot of gods to worship
in the temples all over India,
best wishes,
Di,
ABCW team.

Melody Steenkamp said...

Beautiful statues

Have a nice ABC-day / -week
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Roger Owen Green said...

My goodness that god is tall!

ROG, ABCW

Mamta Sharma said...

Too good and nice place.

Leslie: said...

Those are some pretty "sky-high" statues, too!

Leslie
abcw team

Pat Tillett said...

Very nice photos! It looks like a great place to visit.

Light and Voices said...

Appropriate name Sky High...love all these photos.

Photo(Geo)grapher said...

Interesting area to visit

Kay L. Davies said...

I marvel at the number of wonderful places you photograph, Rajesh. Then I remember that India is a very large place, with so many amazing places.
Kay
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Those are some really interesting and colorful scenes.