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Observatory Hill

Chowrasta square, Darjeeling, India
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A scenic spot

Good place to visit. You can have shopping, Leisure, and a long panoramic walk at the end of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bharat T
lively locals on holiday

great place to watch all the action sipping a cold one and interacting with the locals a great way... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
46susan46
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“mahakal temple” (17 reviews)
“prayer flags” (6 reviews)
“peaceful walk” (2 reviews)
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Chowrasta square, Darjeeling, India
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"this place offers"
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"early morning"
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"excellent place"
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"cup of tea"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to visit. You can have shopping, Leisure, and a long panoramic walk at the end of market.

Thank Bharat T
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

great place to watch all the action sipping a cold one and interacting with the locals a great way to spend a few hours and jolly jewellers sold us some exquisite pieces

Thank 46susan46
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

The Observatory Hill is a small hill which one can walk upto. It is located close to the Mall and also has the Mahakal temple on the way up. The walkway is well maintained and very peaceful. One gets good views of the mountain ranges...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The best place to visit with your patner. The weather is 24/7 nice . I have loved to walk here and you will get best scenes here.

Thank lvchandrasali
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

What a wonderful place to walk to, sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists. The prayer flags, bells and incense make it very memorable. And there are monkeys.

Thank Hazel H
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Observatory hill is the best place for people to sit and observe the Kanchenjunga ranges. This is a most peaceful place to relax and to get synchronised with the nature. This place offers spectacular views of the Kanchenjunga ranges.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

The Observatory Hill near the Mall provides some of the most beautiful views of Darjeeling. Take a walk from the city to here and watch the hills. The Mahakal Temple is here as well.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Walk past main chowrasta Mall, Bhanu Bhavan and St Andrews church and the reach Observatory Hill. Best time to visit is just before twilight. You may club it with the visit to Mahakal temple.

Thank airy06
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to get good views of the Kanchenjunga range. Loads of prayer flags. A few tea stalls. Good for an evening out with your better half.

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Observatory Hill is a hill near the Chowrasta square or The Mall. It is of significance to both Hindus and Buddhists. It is home to several temples and shrines. It was the site of the original Dorje Ling Monastery. Pilgrims come to a temple in...More

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