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Observatory Hill

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Early morning walk

We walked here every morning during our visit to Darjeeling. Lots of local people are up taking a... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Observatory Hill

Like most other hill stations in India, Darjeeling also has a Mall Road and atop the Mall is the... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

We walked here every morning during our visit to Darjeeling. Lots of local people are up taking a morning constitutional or doing exercises. Everyone is friendly, even the dogs! In some places you get terrific mountain views. There are interesting statues along the way including...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Like most other hill stations in India, Darjeeling also has a Mall Road and atop the Mall is the Observatory hill. The hill hosts the famous Mahakal temple and the original shrine of Bhutia Busty monastery, making the place of religious significance for Hindus and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

No words to describe.Visit yourself and you'll know. Visit the place,walk around the hill, I'm sure you will never forget.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank indranilKolkata
Reviewed 24 June 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 46susan46
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank lvchandrasali
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Hazel H
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank tripson6
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.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank amit12300
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