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Chowrasta

Address: Darjeeling, India
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Ranked #12 of 71 Attractions in Darjeeling
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
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Bilaspur, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Last summer i take a breath in Darjeeling (The honeymooners paradise). We booked our hotel from siligudi. The hotel was in walking distance from Chowrasta, which is the heart of the city. It is the place where you can see all the tourist seating everywhere from all corner of the world. You may take a horse ride here also. Morning... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This is bang in the middle of Mal with shops and eateries all around. The Mahakal temple, Mal market, observatory are all close by from here. It also has a fountain in the middle which wasn't running when we visited.

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Leuven, Belgium
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

A place to walk around, sit and enjoy a cup of tea/coffee......... time flies by..... especially if you have great company.... and if you like observing people....... a great place..... a bit crowded though, but truly is heart of Darjeeling.......

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Sikkim, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Chowrasta , means meeting of four ways , a perfect place to hang around , sit on the bench , drink coffee/ Tea , spend your time seeing beautiful people of hills around you . The ambience of this place is delightful and the shopkeepers will always speak to you with a smile, even if they are bargaining hard with... More 

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Gurgaon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The most happening place with rock bands making the place musical and vibrant Winter fest going on in Jan where popular rock bands and singers made the evening colorful and happening with live band show

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Bombay,India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Great place to sit and watch the world go by .. Drink some hot tea and enjoy people watching .. Was in darjeeling in early jan during the winter fest , so was great to watch the concerts and local performances here .

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on the road
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74 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Good for the mountain views, and expensive tea shops. The stage at one end often hosts free entertainment. Good for an early morning visit. Get cheap 20 rupee tea from a local vendor and enjoy the view. State Bank Of India ATM available, but often out of cash by the afternoon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

During our two-night stay in Darjeeling there were live concerts both nights in Chowrasta Square featuring local groups. The first was a great rock concert and the second was a mixed orchestra-rock band. Dancing and revelry went until an abrupt end at about 10:30 pm when everything got very quiet for a peaceful night's sleep. During the day and night,... More 

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Songkhla, Thailand
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

You can find almost everything here. It's a center of the town. You can find many hotels, restaurants, shops, cafes, bookstore here. No car and motorbike allowed to enter the street. I love taking a walk around here. It's lively.

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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31 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

mall road and chowrasta is the main and only one market for shoping here. it is a good one and u can buy some local stuff, special darjeeling tea and woolans from local vendors with good quality and price. also u can get chance for horse riding and taking photos in traditional dresses.

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