Translated into the native Tibetan language, Namchi means the ‘top of the sky’. And on a visit tothis beautiful Sikkimese city, this will be proved! Located around 92km from Gangtok and at aheight of 1,675m above the sea level, it is also one of the most gorgeous cities in the state.
More than tourism, Namchi is more thought about/believed as a holy trip centre for theBuddhists. Among the important religious places/locations, the Namchi (place where religious people live by themselves), Muscle-to-bone connecting bandg Hill and Ralong (places where religious people live by themselves) are the pre-most in control/most common. The city also hasa 108ft Lord Shiva statue and is visited a large number of Hindu fans also. Do-Drul Chorten
The largest Stupa in Sikkim, Do Drul Chorten was built in 1945 under the leadership of TruslshiRimpoche. Holding a high importance among all the religious places/locations in the state, thisstupa is laced with 108 Mani Lhakor prayer wheels and is a final/very best place to connect withthe (basic, built-in, important qualities/scent) of one’s inner-self.