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Khangchendzonga National Park

Khangchendzonga National Park

Khangchendzonga National Park is a mixed site known for its glacial mountains and sacred cultural landscape. This Himalayan site includes the 8586m high peak of Khangchendzonga, the 3rd highest in the world.

The landscape features glaciers and glacial lakes, and is the habitat of species such as the snow leopard, red panda and Asian black bear.

For the local Sikkimese population, the area has important sacred significance. Both shamanic and Tibetan Buddhist traditions are kept alive in this cultural landscape.

Map of Khangchendzonga National Park

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Site Info

Full name: Khangchendzonga National Park

Unesco ID: 1513

Inscribed: 2016

Type: Mixed

Criteria: 3   6   7   10  

Link: By Name By ID

Site History

  • 2016 - Inscribed 

Locations

The site has 1 locations.

  • Khangchendzonga National Park

Visitors

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