Centuries ago, a temple was built in the memory of Lord Shiva in the heart of Legship, which is thought to be the gateway for West Sikkim. This temple was named the Kirateshwar Mahadev Temple. It has been so long since the construction of the temple that the story of its origin got lost in the course of time.People from all over the world come to visit this famous temple of Lord Shiva. If you are a devotee of the Lord, then you should visit this pious and sacred place at least once in your lifetime. It is said that if you pray in this temple with a lot of belief in your heart then all your wishes will come true. Another important reason thousands of believer crowd this place is that here they will get to pray to Goddess Durga and Lord Rama along with Lord Shiva. There are separate platforms for the various deities where devotees can give their offerings.