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Address: Darjeeling, India
Phone Number: 8906065323
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lively recreational area...

this is a wide open area for all people to gather and mingle... it is like a river confluence that splits into several different roads... shops are much concentrated along the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Mumbai
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We simply loved this place. This is the prime attraction of Darjeeling. Every evening we walked over to chowrasta and enjoyed the cool weather of Darjeeling from one of the many benches available.

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Latur
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

very nice place to relax and enjoy darjeeling . must have walk on mall road , climb temple just relax on benches at chowrasta there is very good OXFORD BOOK SHOP, Tips Tea shop and many handicraft shops . there is one bar too for relaxation the best place for time pass in darjeeling horse ridding for kids is also... More 

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Singapore River, Singapore
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

this is a wide open area for all people to gather and mingle... it is like a river confluence that splits into several different roads... shops are much concentrated along the roads and road stalls gathered under the temple on top of the hill...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A good place to people watch. Good to sit and watch the world go by, The locals about their daily business. The tourists planning their day. The dogs living their dog lives....so many dogs! Follow one of the roads leading off the square....

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Darjeeling, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

its the main square of the town . vehicles are not allowed . a fencing of chairs are there where people from and enjoy the pleasant weather of darjeeling.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

This place is suitable for those who want to shop some local & decent stuff... You have a variety of jackets , woolen clothes etc...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

All the tourist and locals come and hang out in this spot, its a nice place to just sit in one of the benches and observe people, have some local tea, eat corn, kids can go for horse ride.

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Siliguri, India
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The place is crowded during the evening time but except shopping nothing special. Though one can purchase authentic darjeeling tea from shops. I will recommend the Nathmulls tea shop on Chowrasta where one can taste the tea and flavour for free before actually buying it.

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New Delhi, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Idle for lazy afternoon breaks, although we had a solid itinerary we still found ourselves in and around Chowrasta. I can think of no better place for mountain gazing and experiencing the local all at the same time. TIP- Have a hot platter with cup of sizzling hot coffee at Keventers and laze around in the Mall road. Observe locals... More 

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New Delhi, India
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145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

You cannot avoid this place as its in the heart of the mall area. But a lot could be done to keep this place clean and roads better in better condition.Everything in Darjeeling seems to be a shadow of its past. The present administrators have done sparse little other than changing signboard addresses.No wonder Darjeeling is becoming a shorter stop... More 

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