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Army Statue
Army Statue

Batasia Loop War Memorial The Batasia Loop is a spiral railway created to lower the gradient of ascent of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, India. At this point, the track spirals around over itself through a tunnel and over a hilltop. It was commissioned in 1919.

Ava Art Gallery
Ava Art Gallery

Ava Art Gallery is situated on the main road entering Darjeeling town. The gallery showcases a collection of pieces of fantastic artwork of Late Ava Devi who was known as a genius of embroidery art.

Barbatia Rock Garden
Barbatia Rock Garden

The Rock Garden (also known as Barbotey Rock Garden) at Chunnu Summer Falls and Ganga Maya Park are recently added tourist attractions in the hilly town of Darjeeling in the state of West Bengal, India. It is a showpiece meant to lure people to Darjeeling after political agitations disrupted tourism in the 1980s.

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Bengal Natural History Museum
Bengal Natural History Museum

Bengal Natural History Museum, Darjeeling If you like to know about the fauna of Darjeeling district and that of Bengal, don't miss out on the Bengal Natural History Museum. It started as a modest effort way back in 1903 when the then Governor of Bengal initiated creation of a small museum in the Botanical Gardens of Darjeeling.

Bhutia Busty Monastery
Bhutia Busty Monastery

Bhutia Busty monastery or Karmaa Dorjee Chyoling monastery is a Buddhist monastery located in Bhutia Busty, Darjeeling district, India.It belongs to the Red Sect of Buddhist Lamas.

Buddhist Monastery
Buddhist Monastery

a pretty monastery, which however did not have anyone to guide us or to tell anything about the monastery. This facility could be improved to attract more tourist by having a nice shop selling related items, offering maybe a booklet of the monastery.

Dali Monastery
Dali Monastery

I went to Dali Monastery. Dali Monastery is one of the most prominent monastery. Perched on a steep hill, the monastery was built in the traditional Tibetan style.

Darjeeling Clock Tower
Darjeeling Clock Tower

Darjeeling Clock Tower - With scores of hotels and lodes located around this monument, the Darjeeling Clock Tower is one of the most happening places in town. This famous landmark of Darjeeling… Darjeeling Clock Tower - With scores of hotels and lodes located around this monument, the Darjeeling Clock Tower is one of the most happening places in town.

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the DHR or Toy Train, is a 2 ft (610 mm) narrow-gauge railway based on zig zag and loop-line technology which runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal.

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Darjeeling Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway
Darjeeling Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway

Darjeeling Ropeway or cable car station is located at Singamari which is 3km (1.8 miles) away from the Chowk Bazaar (the main market center of Darjeeling at the lower level). You will get cabs or shared jeeps from Chowk Bazaar that takes about 15 minutes to reach unless there is a traffic jam in the market area which is often the case.

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Darjleing Himalayab Railway Museum
Darjleing Himalayab Railway Museum

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Society is a preservation and support group. Like tea and the Ghurka culture, the DHR has become an essential feature of the landscape and an enduring part of Darjeeling's identity.

Deshbandhu Museum
Deshbandhu Museum

Step Aside - Deshbandhu Museum Darjeeling As you climb the stairs that go up to the first floor from outside, you will reach the museum. The room where Deshbandhu had taken his last breadth, is being maintained as a museum that stores some of his personal articles and furniture that he had used during his last days of life.

Famous Temple
Famous Temple

Darjeeling Temples Find out about all the temples in Darjeeling at one place before you plan to visit them all. Religion tourism is a popular trend among the tourists and hence ixigo brings to you all the prominent Hindu pilgrimages in Darjeeling right here.

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Gangamaya Park, Darjeeling, WB
Gangamaya Park, Darjeeling, WB

Ganga Maya is another park area located further down. As you take the right turn from the main Hill Cart Road of Darjeeling towards the Rock Garden, you know that you are in for a nature's treat. In about 25 minutes, this narrow winding downhill road descends by several thousand feet to a valley where the rock garden is located.

Ghoom Monastery (Samten Choeling)
Ghoom Monastery (Samten Choeling)

Yiga Choeling Monastery of Ghoom is one of the oldest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in Darjeeling area built in the year 1850. This is the original or the old Ghoom Monastery. There is another monastery called Samten Choling Monastery in Ghoom which is also sometimes referred as Ghoom Monastery by the local drivers.

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Ghoom Railway Museum
Ghoom Railway Museum

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Ghoom Museum is located in the Ghoom Railway Station. It showcases various aspects of The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway line and is definitely worth a visit for the train enthusiasts.

Ghum Monastery
Ghum Monastery

The monastery belongs to the Gelukpa or the Yellow Hat sect and is known for its 15 feet (4.6 m)-high statue of the Maitreya Buddha. The external structure of the building was established in 1850 by the Mongolian astrologer and monk Sokpo Sherab Gyatso, who was head of the monastery until 1905.

Ghum Museum
Ghum Museum

DHR Ghum Museum is one of the three museums of Darjeeling Himalayan Railways. It's located at the Ghum railway station premises. The museum room is right above the Ghum station.

Gombu Rock
Gombu Rock

Tenzing Rock, a gigantic natural rock in Darjeeling is named after Tenzing Norgay, the man who created history by climbing the Everest first time along with Edmund Hillary in 1953. Opposite to this is the Gombu Rock named after Nawang Gombu, nephew of Tenzing who was the first person to climb the Everest twice, once in 1963 and then in 65.

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Green Lung Park,
Green Lung Park,

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Green Park
Green Park

Hotel Green Park Darjeeling deals and offers | 8 traveller reviews, 15 asli photos for Hotel Green Park | Rated 2.8 / 5 on goibibo

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Himalayan Mountaineering Institute And Zoological Park
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute And Zoological Park

The Darjeeling zoo is famous for its success in the snow leopard breeding program. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Tenzing Norgay’s ascent of the Everest (8848m) along with Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953, provided an impetus to mountaineering as an organized sport in India, and it was to commemorate this single success that the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute was founded in Darjeeling on November the 4th 1954.

Himalayan Tibet Museum
Himalayan Tibet Museum

Himalayan Tibet Museum is located on MG road in Darjeeling. A unique Museum that displays about the Tibatian culture. This museum is dedicated to the Tibetan way of life and culture. The masks, shawls, sweaters and the old photos helps to know about their culture.

HMI MUSEUM
HMI MUSEUM

With the impetus provided by the first prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, HMI was established in Darjeeling. Narendra Dhar Jayal, the pioneer of Indian Mountaineering, was the founding principal of the institute. Tenzing Norgay was the first director of field training for HMI.

Japanese Buddhist Temple
Japanese Buddhist Temple

Japanese Temple is a Buddhist temple which is built in the Japanese style of architecture. This elegant two-storey structure fits well with lush green landscapes of the hill station of Darjeeling. Japanese Temple, also known as Nippozan Myohoji Buddhist Temple, was established by Fujii Guruji (Nichidatsu Fujii).

Jhandi Dara Sunrise Point
Jhandi Dara Sunrise Point

Jhandi Dara Sunrise Point, Darjeeling: See 32 reviews, articles, and 51 photos of Jhandi Dara Sunrise Point, ranked No.35 on TripAdvisor among 100 attractions in Darjeeling.

Kitam Bird Sanctuary
Kitam Bird Sanctuary

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Lamahatta Park
Lamahatta Park

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Lloyd's Botanical Garden
Lloyd's Botanical Garden

The Botanical Garden in Darjeeling is named after William Lloyd who was the owner of the Lloyd's Bank during the British India days. He gave as a gift this sprawling 40 acres of area on an open hill slope for making one of the best gardens in Asia. The land was handed over to Sir Ashley Eden and the garden was established in 1878. Eden was then the secretary to the Government of Bengal.

Lower Fagu Tea Estate
Lower Fagu Tea Estate

Lower Fagu is a small tea garden located in the Kalimpong district of West Bengal, India. The area falls under the 43rd constituency of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA). It is situated on the eastern part of Chel river, Sombaray Bazar.

Mahakal Mandir
Mahakal Mandir

Observatory Hill & Mahakal Temple As the name suggests, this place on a hill top is one of the greatest spots in Darjeeling to observe the panoramic views of the mountains and it also has a temple at the summit called the Mahakal Temple.

Mirik
Mirik

Mirik is a picturesque tourist spot nestled in the serene hills of Darjeeling district in West Bengal, India. It is the headquarters of Mirik subdivision. The name Mirik comes from the Lepcha words Mir-Yok meaning "place burnt by fire".

Model Tea Factory
Model Tea Factory

Tea garden tour or tea tourism is about staying in the tea garden (many estates offer the original but upgraded planters' bungalows with modern amenities), watching the garden workers pluck tea, enjoying the serene garden atmosphere, learning about the tea manufacturing process in the tea factory, experiencing the village life and culture of the workers, hiking the nature trails, and indulging into many other nature activities.

Modern Art Museum
Modern Art Museum

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Observatory Hill View Point
Observatory Hill View Point

View to Kangchenjunga from the eastern side of Observatory Hill Observatory Hill is a hill near Chowrasta square, or The Mall as it is popularly known, in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. Views of snow-clad peaks, including Mount Kanchenjunga, are visible from the Observatory Hill.

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (also called the Darjeeling Zoo) is a 67.56-acre (27.3 ha) zoo in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal. The zoo was opened in 1958, and an average elevation of 7,000 feet (2,134 m), is the largest high altitude zoo in India.

Peace Pagoda, Darjeeling
Peace Pagoda, Darjeeling

Peace Pagoda, Darjeeling or Darjeeling Peace Pagoda is one of the Peace Pagodas designed to provide a focus for people of all races and creeds to help unite them in their search for world peace. It is located in the town of Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Rambi Forest Rest House
Rambi Forest Rest House

A nice forest lodge known as Rambi Forest Rest House is located right inside the forest. It is managed by the Wild Life Division of Darjeeling. It has two rooms. Although it is mainly meant for official use, if free the rooms are also offered to public (Indicative rate Rs. 1000/- per room, Updated January 2016).

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Ropeway Station
Ropeway Station

Darjeeling Ropeway or cable car station is located at Singamari which is 3km (1.8 miles) away from the Chowk Bazaar (the main market center of Darjeeling at the lower level). You will get cabs or shared jeeps from Chowk Bazaar that takes about 15 minutes to reach unless there is a traffic jam in the market area which is often the case.

Senchal Lake
Senchal Lake

Senchal Lake, Darjeeling: See 6 reviews, articles, and 3 photos of Senchal Lake, ranked No.61 on TripAdvisor among 100 attractions in Darjeeling.

Shrubbery Nightingale Park
Shrubbery Nightingale Park

Shrubbery Nightingale Park, Darjeeling: See 19 reviews, articles, and 30 photos of Shrubbery Nightingale Park, ranked No.40 on TripAdvisor among 100 attractions in Darjeeling.

St. Andrews Church
St. Andrews Church

St. Andrew's is an old Anglican church and the early worshippers of the church included many Scottish soldiers and tea planters living in the Darjeeling Hill area. Inside the church there are inlaid marble tablets and brass plaques that memorialize some of the oldest residents of Darjeeling.

Tea Garden View
Tea Garden View

Teagarden view starts when we land at bagdogra...and disappears later. only to be found in a view point in Darjeeling for which we have to travel a lot in the traffic..long waiting in the jam. dont know whether its worth the pain.

Tiger Hill Sunrise Observatory
Tiger Hill Sunrise Observatory

Tiger Hill is located 11kms (6.8 miles) from Darjeeling town and above Ghum. It's the highest point in Darjeeling hills at an altitude of 8482 feet (or 2590 meters). The best season to see the dazzling snow covered peaks as the sun rises is between Mid October to December.

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Tiger Hill, Darjeeling
Tiger Hill, Darjeeling

Tiger Hill (2,590 m) is located in Darjeeling, in the Indian State of West Bengal, and is the summit of Ghoom, the highest railway station in the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has a panoramic view of Mount Everest and Mount Kangchenjunga together.

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