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Chowrasta, Darjeeling

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Historic Walking Area
Many of Darjeeling's main streets meet on Chowrasta, a square offering walkers a chance to rest, relax, and people watch. As the area is surrounded by numerous shops, cafes, and restaurants, you won't have trouble finding entertainment or refreshments. Browse the stalls for deals on clothes and souvenirs, enjoy a pony ride, or sit back on a bench in the shade of pine trees and soak in the view of the busy city and its mountainous surroundings. A visit to Chowrasta represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Darjeeling vacation route planner to plot your vacation.
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TripAdvisor
  • Chowrasta was a great place to visit. It was very interesting! There were people juggling and blowing bubbles. Others cooking on small stoves. The atmosphere was great. A must-see  more »
  • This was the WORST place to visit in DARJEELING. This place is NOTHING, so dirty no Attraction for tourist, even the Benches were in very Poor condition. After a Long Foot Walk someone gets this type ...  more »
  • nothing extravagant about the place. However one will definitely enjoy the evening here - even you are alone then also you can watch mountain from view point or can buy a book from oxford book shop or...  more »
Google
  • Its worth the walk up. The mall / Chowrasta is the most iconic part of Darjeeling. On the top there's a beautiful open space where live music performances are occasionally organised. Its definitely worth a visit irrespective of whether you are a solo traveler or a couple or a group.
  • The most favourite spot on Darjeeling. Many film shootings are also done. If you visit during winter , you can get a lots of discount
  • The most popular place of Darjeeling for everything: Shopping, walking, horse riding, eating.
  • The best place in the town.
  • Wonder place