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Mahakal Temple

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Address: Darjeeling 734101, India

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Excellent temple

Amust visit.An excellent temple ..with a rare mix of Tantric shaivism and Buddhism..Please try walking from the mall to the temple ..if you have time ..

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Krisanu G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amust visit.An excellent temple ..with a rare mix of Tantric shaivism and Buddhism..Please try walking from the mall to the temple ..if you have time ..

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this temple with our guide who explained that Hindu and Buddist worship together at this temple It was a bright and place full of people coming to worship together with prayer flags hanging everywhere A nice calm place in Darbeeling to get some solitude

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Thank nestcottage
Murshidabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

mahakal temple is situated near chowrasta square.. temple is very nice.. when we visited it was drizzling.. which added more fun to our visit..

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Thank Phb0414
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Barun68
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Situated on the top of the observatory hill this temple is a very good having a idol of lord Shiva. This temple was painted with many colours.

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Thank Anamika K
Bhiwadi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

If you are religious enough you can go there but actually nothing much to see, it is a very small temple situated on height and observatory hill is just there behind this temple.

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Thank Vinay S
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

this place is on Mall road , one has to walk up on the hills for 10 mins , this is very well maintained , colourful surroundings. The best thing I like about this place is that Hindu priest and Buddhist Monk are worshipping in the same place. A great example of religious harmony.

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Thank IndianHippi
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

If you are kinds who like to see local temples and deities, you will like this. Its a nice temple with pujaris offering Prasad. It was a 5 minute walk from our hotel and we loved the ambience and peace it offered.

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Thank Reshma-India
kolkata
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is basically a place or worship. The best thing I like about this place is that Hindu priet and Buddhist Monk are worshipping in the same place. A perfect example of religious harmony.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Its a great place to look for woollen wear, as there are shops qued up for the sale, ul have an amphi theatre feel right outside the market.

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