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Chowrasta

Darjeeling, India
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Ranked #12 of 70 Attractions in Darjeeling
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Chowrasta - The Mall is the center for tourists. You will get shops, restaurant, post box, photo copier all around the chowrasta. You can sit at the benches and see the beauty of the hill. Just be aware of the monkeys when you take the walking tour around the chowrasta. Me n my sister were attacked by the monkeys all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The Central point of the Darjeeling where you can find chairs fixed at the boundary of it, will give you the experience of any foreign country , no beggar at all and you will enjoy Tea, Coffee and most properly MIMI it is noodles with sabzi and worth tasting it.

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Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you stroll along the Mall Road early in the morning or in the evenings, you will see many locals and their families are taking a stroll, many doing their exercise, and there are joggers who run this loop of about a mile several times. Yes its actually a loop, that starts from the Chowrasta Mall, goes around the Observatory... More

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Kolkata
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Heart of Darjeeling Town.... Roam around mall road... it is nice.. on a clear day Kanchenjunga is visible.. You can have horse ride.. but very crowded... Be careful during shopping here and do a good bargain....

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Kolkata
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Market & good food are in close proximity. Loved Keventers and Gleneries... Awesome. Apple pie from Gleneries is a must!

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Asansol, India
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9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

must must must visit, awesome place to enjoy and hanging around, Mal Market is beside please shop as much as you can because rate is very reasonable.

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Bangalore, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I (with wife) went to Darjeeling in end of June 2014 for 2 days visit. At railway station one agent of Sai Baba Tourism catched us saying will give better service and they charged Rs 8500 for NJP to Darjeeling, sight seeing in Darjeeling 5 point visit (that was completed in 3-4 hour) and again back to NJP via mirik.... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Chowrasta is really a nice place to spend time. Many benches are placed for tourists. It is really a typical hilly area common place. There is also 'the mall market',

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kolkata
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

the best view from the chowrasta is now blocked by CCD. how irritating. even the charm is lost. the restaurant on the corner is the worse of all.

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Bangalore, India
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6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

If you are bored in the evening, you can take a casual stroll in this square. Horse ride is available for take you through the rasta - otherwise it's pretty ordinary place to hang out.

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