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Ganesh Tok View Point

East District, Gangtok, India
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Ranked #5 of 37 attractions in Gangtok
Type: Lookouts
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Ganesh Tok temple is a regular temple, but the viewing balcony makes it special. Lovely views of the valleys all around.One can buy souvenirs at a lower cost from the street shops below than the govt gift shop located here.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

The best part here is that for Rs 30, one can wear a traditional Sikkimese robe and have pictures taken. This applies to both men and women. Highly recommended.

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Mumbai
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129 reviews 129 reviews
105 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

It is a small Ganesh temple located on a hillock at a total height of 6500 ft, one of the highest points in Gangtok. After purchasing a entrance ticket had to climb up a flight of stairs to reach the temple complex.A amazing "Birds Eye View" of Gangtok is available from the "View Point" next to the main Ganesh temple.Gangtok's... More

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New Delhi, India
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

AGain, similar to Hanuman Tok, this place is also just a temple built for followers of Ganesh Ji. Nothing special about this place, but again a temple. Religious place which is again included in the sight seeing of Gangtok.

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Bangalore, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

A very nice temple and worth seeing this. Here is another place where tradiotional sikkimise dresses are given on rent to wear and take photos. I think it will be a good add on to your photo album if you are interested in preserving memories.There is a small gift shop in this temple. I would say gifts in shops of... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Ordinary Ganesh temple. oppurtunity to wear traditional dress and get photographed. Nice Gangtok view from the top

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New Delhi, India
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Its a Ganesh Temple at a slightly high altitude. If you plan to go to an even higher altitude like Tsongmo Lake, then you can definitely skip it. We skipped Hanuman Tok after visiting it.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

It was more than picturesque points, we as a group enjoyed the colorful ethnic dresses and the photo shoot. It was quiet impressing that the lady provided the dress knew that which dress matches with whom. Some of our pretty friends looked like Japanese dolls...Very colorful dresses for minimal rental. Wear the dress and roam around top of the temple... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Visiting Mr. Ganesh at Ganeshtok Gangtok was a memorable one.. We tried and put on the local attire available here on rent and took snaps. Unfortunately tourists visiting this place often litter around with pet bottles and plastics..

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Bhubaneswar, India
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84 reviews 84 reviews
60 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

It is a very colorful place. A very good place for photography .View was superb. Rented traditional dress with vibrant colors available here to pose for your camera. As the name of the attraction suggests there is a Ganesh temple situated on the hillock .This is a calm and quite place .

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