15 Best Places to visit in Darjeeling, Tourist places in Darjeeling
Tourist Places to Visit in Darjeeling:-
5 km. A marvellous feat of engineering, this Railway Loop provides a delightful view of the ‘toy’ train as it winds its way around the loop.
Darjeeling-Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway
Situated next to the railway station, the temple architecture has been inspired by the famous Pashupatinath Temple at Kathmandu in Nepal.
Ghoom Buddhist Monastery
8 km. A typical Tibetan monastery which enshrines an image of the Maitreyee Buddha or the Coming Buddha.
Happy Valley Tea Estate
Himalayan Mountaineering Institute
2 km. Situated on Jawahar Parbat, the institute imparts training in mountaineering. It has a museum which houses an interesting collection of mountaineering equipment, specimens of Himalayas flora and fauna among other things.
Lebong Race Course
8km.One of the smallest and the highest race course in the world. Races are held here during spring and autumn.
Llyods Botanical Garden
A colourful garden situated just below the Market Motor Stand. It has a representative collection of Himalayan flora including Orchids.
A beautiful garden situated on the Jawahat Parbat behind Raj Bhawan and offers a magnificent view of the Kanchenjunga Range and Singla Valley.
The Observatory hill commands a magnificent view and is a holy place for Hindus and Buddhist alike.
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Adjacent to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, it is a high altitude wildlife park and a new home for the Siberian tiger, Himalayan black bear, deer and Panda.
Situated near Chowrasta, the place owes its fame to the great nationalist Deshbandhu Chittranjan Das who passed away here in 1925.
Tibetan Refugee Self-help Centre
10 km. Established in 1950 to rehabitate the displaced Tibetans who had come to India with His holiness, the alai Lama. This is now a sacred place for Tibetans. The Tibetan craftsmen may be seen here at work producing excellent carpets, woolens, wooden and leather handicrafts.
11 km. Situated an altitude of 2590 metres, Tiger Hill is famous for affording a fabulous view of Mount Kanchenjunga and certain other eastern Himalayan peaks at sunrise. Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak is also visible from this point. Top in the list of the places to visit in Darjeeling.
Natural History Museum
Within walking distance of Chowrasta, the Museum houses a comprehensive collection of the fauna of the region.
Ava Art Gallery
2 km. On way to Ghoom, this art gallery houses fine art objects.
Garden & Parks
Lloyds Botanical Garden
Below Motor Stand
JB Thana Park
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