Buddha Park Ravangla Sikkim has become an important landmark in Sikkim’s unique effort to promote pilgrimage tourism. There is a marvelous statue of Sakyamuni Buddha in Buddha Park. And this colossal statue is clearly visible from some parts of West Sikkim.
Buddha Park area is attractively designed to create ample walkways, gardens, and space for visitors to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Also, the views from this location are breathtaking and the spiritual ambiance adds to visitors’ experience. Do not forget to check out the museum, meditation center, and Buddhist conclave.
Sikkim has an ancient connection with Buddhism and is thus dotted with Buddhist monasteries and relics of the faith. On the birth anniversary of Lord Gautama Buddha in 2006, the Sikkim State Government took the decision to celebrate the birth anniversary throughout the year in Sikkim. They decided to install a large statue of Buddha in the eco-garden in Ravangla as a part of the celebration.
And now, Buddha Park Ravangla has become one of the major attractions in Sikkim, especially for Buddhist followers. Do not miss a visit to Buddha Park with your loved ones and spend time rejuvenating your mind and soul.
Here is the detailed information about Buddha Park Ravangla
Buddha Park Ravangla Location
The Buddha Park is located approx. 1 km north of Ravangla city in the south district of Sikkim.
Best time to visit Buddha Park
April to June is the ideal time to visit Buddha Park. For snow lovers, September to November is considered the best time. During summers, you can enjoy the spectacle of lush green surroundings and see the statue of Buddha in its full glory. In winters, the park is entirely blanketed with snow and looks stunning. The statue of Buddha against the grey clouds is a sight not to be missed on your Ravangla tour.
Buddha Park Ravangla Timings and Entry Fees
You can visit Buddha Park anytime between 9 am and 6 pm with an entry charge of INR 50 per person.
How to reach Buddha Park Ravangla
You can reach the park in Ravangla from Gangtok. The distance from Gangtok to Ravangla is approx. 63 km and takes about 3 hours to reach. To reach Buddha Park from Ravangla, you can hire a taxi.