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Chowrasta

Darjeeling, India
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Ranked #9 of 70 Attractions in Darjeeling
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

It's a lovely landmark where you can peacefully observe local people's lifestyle. It's only a few communal areas there where you don't get disturbed by vehicles and car honking sound.

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Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Coming from Kokata, we THOROUGHLY enjoyed finding Chowrasta! pollution free, noise friendly, amazing for people watching. It's great! The market is fantastic too!

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Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Its a super busy thoroughfare. Great for people watching. We went there many a day during our very long Darjeeling stay.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This place is a wonderful place to relax. But usually crowded. Be there if you can phase out all the crowd and concentrate on the view and on the wonderful weather. Nice to take a walk around here.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Nice place to spend at least 2 hours , I am very fond of walking in hill stations , we walked for almost 3 hours. In this area there is a stage for doing cultural programs , lucky when we went there on 16.10.14 program was going on and lot of people were enjoying it. After this place when we... More

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kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were there in november 2014 and a function was going on in the open theatre at one corner of the mall.And we thoroughly enjoyed it.This is the best place to have a leisurely sit out in Darjeeling.Nostalgia and history will shake hands with you.Sitting there quietly and watching over the happenings around helps to palpate the life in Darjeeling.The... More

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

As all hill stations have, Darjeeling also has its centre in Chowrasta which is the hub for all activities. Earlier it used to be the meeting point for all youngsters but now I found that young and old mingle amongst the nice atmosphere. To top it all, there was a Cultural Festival happening during our visit so the evenings would... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Its a nice place to hang out with nice view of darjeeling city and great view of Mighty Himalayas...

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We visited here when cultural program was running. It felt like the heart of Darjeeling which connects you to the mall road. It gives you nice panoramic views of the mountains

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Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

its the heart of darjeeling. I have visited Darjeeling several times. I just went that place take a seat at view the nature & local people life style.

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