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Mahakal Temple

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Darjeeling 734101, India
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If u r already in Darjeeling on a holiday why not walk up from chowrasta or take a cab from Behind... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gurungnee
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Not advisable for people with heart ailments or old people with walking discomfort. Need to climb... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
amychat2000
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Kolkata, India
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Darjeeling 734101, India
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"prayer flags"
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"observatory hill"
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"steep climb"
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"darjeeling mall"
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"dedicated to lord shiva"
in 5 reviews
"windamere hotel"
in 6 reviews
"holy place"
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"prayer wheels"
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"uphill walk"
in 8 reviews
"peace of mind"
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"worth the effort"
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"nice walk"
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"breathtaking views"
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"early morning"
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"must visit place"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If u r already in Darjeeling on a holiday why not walk up from chowrasta or take a cab from Behind Loreto College & visit Mahakal. Highly respected by locals & others from surrounding places as well. Can take kids but if u walking up...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not advisable for people with heart ailments or old people with walking discomfort. Need to climb up 10-15 minutes which is a steep walkway . As the sign-boards read Beware of monkey attack!

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Clean Temple, Good Walkable Road. While return one can also do some shopping. Lord Shiva Temple with a touch of Buddhists pray Wheels.

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Mahakal temple in darjeeling is very old temple of Lord Mahakal to be visited once when you are in darjeeling very old temple

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is once of the oldest temple in Darjeeling. It is well maintained and if i am not wrong it is run and maintained by Lamas. The only drawback is to reach this temple you need to walk a steep road or stairs. For aged...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

After hearing a lot about this, I have visited the temple in evening. Temple is located near to Mall ground on a steep high location atop a hill. Be careful while going into rainy weather, it can be slippery. On reaching above, we can see...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Do not miss this temple - it is colorful & first Hindu- Buddhist temple that i have seen. Its on a hill-top which is a little steep but very doable. The place is full of colorful Buddhist prayer flags & the atmosphere is serene. Do...More

Thank Rinku I
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

My visit was in the early morning. Lots of atmosphere with many praying and offering people. There are lots of colors by the buddhist flags and also there are Hindu temples. Worth a visit !

Thank karinevdheuvel
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

This Mahakal Shiv Mandir is atop a hill near the city centre. It is possible to climb up steps from the bottom to the top, which could be very strenuous. One can also drive up most of the distance upto a car parking area. A...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Its on the hilltop near chaurastha. It appears steep, but it is definitely doable. It is believed that the lord shiva residing here protected the town and the people from the earthquake that devastated katmandu. darjeeling is veryclose to Indo-Nepal border.

Thank travelsome4
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