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Mahakal Temple, Darjeeling
(4.4/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
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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  • I liked this place very colourful cool place quiet and out of the way didn't even know it was there worth a look I think 
  • Its a great experience... we reach Mahakal temple by walking from the Hotel Central Nirvana Resort. It took just 10-15 min walking...We reach early 6 AM at the temple .. very nice environment and feel...  more »
  • You need to take the mall.road from chowrasta. About halfway through there is a flight of stairs that lead to the observatory hill and the temple. There is a signboard indicating the direction. After ...  more »