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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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  • A temple of lord shiva situated on a hill top, very near to the Mall. The colourful Buddhist prayer flags fluttering in the temple premise adds to the beauty of this place. Here you would find a coexi...  more »
  • A Holy place for hindu and buddhist people. you get to see lots 10-12 temple here. lots of hindu god's statue is available here. buddhist lama are doing puja here.. dont miss it.  more »
  • A beautiful temple on a hill top, the place is fantastic and definitely worth a visit. Very close to the mall, offers nice views of the mountains and valleys.  more »