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Mahakal Temple

Published Date: 08-May-2024

Situated atop Observatory Hill, Mahakal Temple is a sacred site revered by both Hindus and Buddhists. The temple offers panoramic views of the town and is among the unique places to visit in Darjeeling.

  • Location: Observatory Hill, Darjeeling
  • Entry Fee: Free
  • Timings: 5:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Distance from Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Station: 2 km
  • Time required: 2-3 hours
  • Best for: It is one of the most religious Darjeeling places to visit.
  • Tip: Dress modestly and conservatively.
  • Nearby Attractions: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Ghoom Monastery, Passenger Ropeway
  • Nearby Restaurants: Lion Gate, Mamta Pizza Place, Nathmull Tea, Machhan TeaBar Cafe, Sonam’s Kitchen
  • Google rating and reviews: 4.7 rating and 2,500 reviews

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