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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 is situated near chowrasta square.. temple is very nice.. when we visited it was drizzling.. which added more fun to our visit.. 
  • We went to Mahakal Temple at about 8 a.m. to avoid the monkeys. We avoided them and offer our puja peacefully. Felt that Lord Shiva is there. 
  • Mahakal is related to Lord Shiva ( The Hindu God ) . If you visit Darjeeling , then don't forget to visit Mahakal temple, as it is a very nice and sacred place. You will feel environment like 'Roja '(...  more »