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Mahakal Temple, Darjeeling

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 160+ 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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  • Located just behind the Mall area, provides a good view of the clouds and hills. The only challenge is you'll need to climb steep hill to visit this place. That needs a good physique. 
  • Great place to go and devote yourself to god. This place has the warm and inviting aura . It really helps you to engross yourself in service to Lord Shiva, Ganesha and Goddess Kali. Definitely a must ...  read more »
  • This ancient temple devoted to Lord Shiva is located at the Hill after a steep climb. You get good vibrations and nice feel after having Darshan there. Maa Kaali, Lord Ganesh and more temples too 
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