Attractions and Museum Heritage, Kalimpong, Museum, and Tourist Point
Lepcha museum which is an indigenous museum of Lepcha community is located at a distance of around 1 km from the main town can be considered as a major attraction while coming here at Kalimpong.
Since the mystique laden of this pristine hill station that administrates itself under the district column of Darjeeling is renowned for preserving diversity in numbers and within the town you will witness numerous tribes coming under the roof of togetherness to share the brotherhood. This museum displays oodles of things related to the Lepcha culture, traditions and heritage and so, those who are great fond of such collections.
Sited in Big Dhara, the other things of attraction houses in this wonderful museum are the musical instrument of that era, manuscripts, worshipping tools and also many other things that speaks a lot about the Lepcha community just by mere display!! Therefore, Lepcha museum is one of the not to be missed places in Kalimpong
According to history Lepcha people which is renowned as Rong People are a indigenous people that lives in scatter population and their dominant residents are to be found within the area of Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Sikkim, Nepal and Bhutan.
The word Lepcha which has been derived from Nepalese word means vile speakers and when it comes to understand their origin then we can trace only rough idea regarding their culture and point of evolution. It is believed that they might have originated from Myanmar, Mongolia and Tibet but when we talk about the abject information than we can only believe in some ardent philosophies which are not correct and documented.
Overview of Lepcha Museum
Perched perfectly within the quaint ambience of Bag Dhara the solemn features of this Lepcha museum is its cultural aspects and ancestry ornate. A walk here would definitely revive your wisdom as their cultural artifacts and various compilations would illustrate more opportunity to understand their culture and tradition.
Within the doors of Lepcha museum you have an occasion to witness their manuscripts, instruments, articles of worship and various handicrafts. The preservation method which is carried out by the local Lepcha people and board of Lepcha people is a noble feature and following the same prospect many dignitaries have come here to appreciate the lost resort of Lepcha people.
Since their population and their community comes within the fold of minority blocks so an essentials of this museum and their call to protect their depleting hegemony has become a need of an hour.
So traveler coming here in Kalimpong to allure the brilliance of majestic hill station must take an initiative to walk here because a moment here could be a moment of life and their various articles that stands as a piece within the folds of gallery are sure to mesmerize your mind.
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