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The literal meaning of "Tendong" in Lepcha language is "the upraised horn.' As per folklores, Tendong hills acted as a saviour for all the dwellers of Namchhi from flood water. Till date, people pray to the Tendong hill, to keep calamity and flood away from the area. Tendong hill is famous for its tranquil environment which sets it apart from other tourist destinations in Sikkim.
As per legends, Tendong had been the hermitage site of Buddhist Lamas, who used to meditate here amidst the quiet atmosphere. Located at an elevation of 8530 ft, Tendong hill is an important landmark of Southern Sikkim. Blessed with beautiful sights, Tendong hill offers panoramic views of the dense forest, captivated mountains decorated with magnolia and rhododendron trees.
Small but beautiful Sikkim is blessed with an outstanding Sri Shridi Sai Baba Temple situated is Assanthang, a couple of kilometers away from the district headquarters of Namchi. The temple is a religious and pilgrimage center dedicated to the people of Sikkim by the honorable Chief Minister, Dr. Pawan Chamling.
It is a two storied building displaying the modern architecture; the ground floor accommodates devotees for singing hymns in praise of Shridi Baba and the first floor provides dwelling to the marble statue of Sri Shridi Sai Baba and ten other beautiful paintings of Lord Vishnu (Hindu God) in ten different incarnations. The temple is surrounded by a beautiful garden from where one could get a panoramic view of Mt. Khangchendzonga.
Siddhesvara Dham is situated atop Solophok hilltop, 5 km from Namchi, has a 108 ft tall statue of Shiva, replicas of 12 Jyotirlingas, models of sacred Chardham Hindu Temples of Jagannath, Badrinath, Dwaraka and Rameswaram and a 18-feet statue of Kirateshwar a hunter incarnation of Shiva.
The major attraction is the 108 feet, gigantic statue of Lord Shiva (Hindu God) in sitting posture, enclosed with twelve Lingas (temples) spread all over India. Solophok Hill has a historical fact in religious belief. A pilgrim cum cultural heritage complex is built by Rural Development and Management Department, Government of Sikkim with state of art technology has all the capacity to turn out to be the most sought after tourist as well as pilgrimage destination of Sikkim in the near future.
Baichung Stadium is a very famous football stadium in Namchi. The stadium was framed in honor of Baichung Bhutia, India's most famous contemporary footballer. He is an Indian footballer of Sikkimese-Bhutia descent who plays as a striker. Bhutia is thought to be the torchbearer of Indian football in the global coliseum. Bhutia is usually nicknamed as the Sikkimese Sniper on account of his shooting abilities in football. The state intends to effectively advance the game made prominent after Bhutia turned into being the first Indian to play in an European League and guide the national team as a captain. This spot is under development and soon it will turn into a center of game exercises in Sikkim. This stadium is situated at a decent tallness above ocean level and it sees that the administration is empowering football. The Baichung Stadium is the best place to visit for the people who love football or any sort of sports.