Ngadak Monastery is an old monastery, which was built by Tensung Nmgyal, During the Chogyal Gurmed Namgyal Regime. The monastery is located near the Ngadak Town and attracts tourists throughout the year. The monastery enshrines a 135 ft tall statue of Guru Padmasambhava, sitting on a lotus. The statue is installed on the hill of Samdruptse.
Painted in shimmering cooper and bronze tones, the impressively vast 45m Buddhist Padmasambhava, also known as Guru Rinpoche, the patron saint of Sikkim sits majestically on the Samdruptse hill (The Wish Fulfilling hill) 7 kms from Namchi.It is the largest statue in the world with a towering height of 135 ft. The foundation stone was laid by His Holiness TheDalai Lama; it is visible from miles around, shining like a golden cone amid the forests of Samdruptse hill.
Char Dham is a pilgrimage destination situated at Solophok Hill. This is at a distance of about 5 km from Namchi town. Solophik Hill has a historical and religious significance, as it is believed that visiting this place washes away one’s sins. According to legends, during the Kuruksheta war between the Kauravas and Pandavas; Arjuna used to worship lord Shiva here. Lord Shiva, Pleased with Arjuna, appeared in a form of a hunter and his blessing is said to have helped the Pandavas win the war against the Kauravas.
The rock garden of Namchi is located between Namchi Town and Samdruptse. The garden has different species of plants, flowers and trees. There are several waiting sheds, viewpoints and water bodies, alongside the footpaths. The garden has a cafeteria facing the hills and the valley of Namchi serves tea and coffee to the travelers who stop by for rest.
On 3rd Nov`2010 Sikkim bestowed a newly built Magnificent Shri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple at Assangthang, Namchi in South Sikkim. The holy temple was inaugurated by the Chief Minister, Dr Pawan Chamling and his wife Smt Tika Maya Chamling.