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Mahakal Temple, Darjeeling

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At Mahakal Temple, the sounds of bells ringing in the midst of vibrantly colored fluttering flags accompany majestic views of surrounding snow-clad Himalayas. The temple perches at an altitude of roughly 2,134 m (7,000 ft); prepare to take a steep set of stairs to get there. Witness the community of Buddhist monks and Hindu pujari sitting together and performing rituals, and immerse yourself in the peaceful atmosphere. Remove your shoes before you walk around the holy place. For Mahakal Temple and beyond, use our Darjeeling travel itinerary planner to get the most from your Darjeeling vacation.
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  • Mahakal Temple of Darjeeling in the state of West Bengal, India. Is a beautiful amalgamation of Hindu and Buddhist cultures, Mahakal Temple stands as a magnanimous and historical edifice at the place ...  more »
  • A attraction for travellers Mahakal (Lord Shiva) temple in Darjeeling. From Caurasta 250 mtr distance. So many small flag flies there, beware of monkeys  more »
  • Hinduism and Buddhism side by side, in one temple, quite old, and famous. Families flock for worship and has two sets of priests, many smaller temples inside.....  more »