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Culture of gangtok

The culture of Gangtok reflects the different ethnic groups of people who make their home in this city. Music is a much-loved form of entertainment in the city. Western music, Hindi rock songs and Nepali rock music are all very popular in Gangtok. Brightly costumed monastic dances, called ‘chhaams’, are performed during festive occasions. Football, cricket and archery are the favoured sports of the people of Gangtok. Sikkimese cuisine is served in most of the restaurants, offering visitors a host of unique flavours. Momos (steamed dumplings), thukpa (noodles in soup), chowmein (noodles) and shah paley (Sikkimese patti wrapped in dough) are a few of the mouth-watering specialties of Gangtok. The Maghe Sankranti, Chotrul Duchen, Drupka Teshi etc. are a few of the local festivals celebrated here.

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  • Theme of Gangtok [Hill Station, Culture]
  • You'll love Gangtok for [Monastery, Arts, Landscapes, Flora and Fauna]
  • Watchout for [Nightlife]
  • Best Time To Visit
    March - June October - November
  • Altitude 5,249 ft. above sea level

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    • 01h 15m
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    • 05h 35m
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    • 07h 00m
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