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Observatory Hill

Chowrasta square, Darjeeling, India
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If you visit Mahakhal temple then walk a bit and you will find this observatory hill. It's a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sysilia
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Bandung, Indonesia
The Best Trail In Darjeeling

A trail for everyone is the loop trail called Observatory Hill. On one end of the loop is the... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
TaniaMukherjee
,
Navi Mumbai, India
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
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“mahakal temple” (14 reviews)
“small market” (2 reviews)
“peaceful walk” (2 reviews)
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Chowrasta square, Darjeeling, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Mahakhal temple then walk a bit and you will find this observatory hill. It's a great walk in the afternoon while the weather is not too hot.

Thank Sysilia
Reviewed 13 June 2017

A trail for everyone is the loop trail called Observatory Hill. On one end of the loop is the market, and the entire perimeter of the other end is ruled by views of Kanchenjunga. Do not forget to have a cup of Mimi noodles/soup or...More

Thank TaniaMukherjee
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I must have been to the town 10 times so far and every visit is a new experience. Quite enjoyed the trip this time too. Its a bit crowded. Its OK when you consider the weather is really good.

Thank kaushiksinha1972
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This is probably the only peaceful place, where one can walk without being jostled around. It is a calm walk , with seats made for people to sit and observe the Kanchenjunga ranges. This place offers spectacular views of the ranges, and we spent a...More

Thank Seema1709
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It is excellent place surrounded by nature and fog. It is s mystique place one should visits and spend some time. Nice place for photography.

Thank Vinod B
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Pedestrian route only, it affords a nice walk with a view of the mountains all along. All through there are trees on one side and the view of the valley on the other. One side has the Mahakal temple and the Mall while the other...More

Thank Payal G
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is the Mall of Darjeeling. There is a observatory not very well maintained though. There is a big digital screen which displays movies and sports time to time. Then, there is a big stage for other cultural activities. There are benches around for sitting,...More

Thank SRKK2013
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit. It is colorful and offers multiple small shrines that exhibit the co-existence of Hinduism and Buddhism. Many shrines have places for a Buddhist monk on one side and a Hindu priest on the other. The whole site is...More

Thank sandyfSanDiego
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I had visited this place in 2005. It is a complete make over of the place. No more horses dung, no more hawkers. Nice clean area it is now. With a open area performing stage and giant digital screen showing sports and cultural events are...More

Thank KNIGHTRIDERS12
Reviewed 19 April 2017

One can walk from Chaurasta to the Observatory hill to enjoy the scenic beauty of Darjeeling.The best thing is that it is free from traffic.One can go up to the Mahakal temple or simply sit on the benches and observe the movement of clouds playing...More

Thank shaanveer
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