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Climb the hill! It is worth it!

More prayer flags than you've ever seen, many rhesus macaques, and many temples, marriage halls... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
SESNoVA
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Annandale, Virginia
Great place to experience the co-existence of Hinduism and Buddhism

We visited the temple at twilight and stayed there to see the evening prayer. The Priest was more... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
airy06
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Darjeeling 734101, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

More prayer flags than you've ever seen, many rhesus macaques, and many temples, marriage halls, and bells at the top of the hill. A unique dual Hindu and Buddhist temple in the middle, too.

Thank SESNoVA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the temple at twilight and stayed there to see the evening prayer. The Priest was more like a Buddhist monk. There was no rush for Puja, you can take your time ! Beware of monkeys !! If you are little adventurous, you may...More

Thank airy06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An active place of worship for both Budhists and Hindus. Something not seen often. A pleasant walk up to the temples with more multicolored prayer flags than I've ever seen.

Thank Bilaspur
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

A steep walk up from the windamere hotel. Pathway lined with beggars and mendicants. There are a lot of temples once you reach the top. The main ones are dedicated to Lord Shiva and Buddha. The great Dorjee lama from WHOM the name Darjeeling is...More

Thank Anshumanafsa
Reviewed 4 December 2017

One has to climb a steep road of about half a kilometer to reach the temple. It is very beautiful and revered by the localites.You can visit this and spend sometime around amidst the pine trees and the colourful prayer flags.

Thank BhavaaniPruthveesh
Reviewed 29 November 2017

You can see colorful flags which reflects the Buddhism and they are so attractive and people believe that it is the most powerful temple.

Thank yojanaredd
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Another Must see Temple in Darjeeling.... "Mahakal Temple" Just 10-15 Tracking from Main Darjeeling Mall.... Every One Must Visit...

Thank amitdas1379
Reviewed 22 November 2017

One of the most visited places of Darjeeling. The temple ic adorned with colorful flags showing the influence of Buddhism on a Hindu temple. The temple is dedicated to Shiva and Kali and one must see the Phool-pati utsav during dussera (Dashami).

Thank iamArnabPal
Reviewed 30 October 2017

visiting temple during sawan become very crowded.but still feel nice whenever you enter in temple,temple is devoted to lord shiva

Thank jonesharma29
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The temple is walkable from Darjeeling mall. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Kali. The Buddhist influence is evident as the temple is full of colorful flags.

Thank bose_rima
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