OBSERVATORY HILL & MAHAKAL TEMPLE, DARJEELING

World India West Bengal Darjeeling Observatory Hill & Mahakal Temple
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The hill that houses Chowrashtra is called the observatory hill. With magnificent views of the Himalayas, this place is not only a tourist destination but also a pilgrim center which is near and dear to both Hindus and Buddhists. The famed Mahakal temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva is located on this hill and the famous Red Hat monastery is said to have been located here before it was destroyed.

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Historical, Pilgrimage
Altitude
2100m
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