Darjeeling Mall

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History

  • The name 'Darjeeling' came from the Tibetan words, 'dorje' meaning thunderbolt and 'ling' a place, translating to 'the land of the thunderbolt’
  • The Darjeeling Mall has always been the heart of Darjeeling town
  • It was considered a social, cultural and integral part of the community
  • Today, it is still referred to as the centre of Darjeeling
  • Darjeeling Mall attracts both locals and tourists for its variety and vibrant atmosphere
  • There a number of shops selling various items from art to books
  • Various local vendors selling food, souvenirs, fresh fruit and vegetables
  • A place to shop and also take in the beautiful views of Darjeeling’s valleys and peaks

How to get there

  • From Bagdogra Airport (IXB) a trip to Darjeeling Mall is accessible via taxi
  • Darjeeling Mall, Chowrasta is accessible by train, Darjeeling Railway Station is the closest Railway station

Explore Darjeeling

  • Darjeeling is a town and a municipality in the Indian state of West Bengal
  • The town is famously known for its tea industry
  • It is home to the third highest mountain in the world, Kangchenjunga
  • The famous Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is one of the few places you can travel via steam locomotive in India, and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Darjeeling has become a popular tourist destination for tourists

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