Observatory Hill, Darjeeling: How To Reach, Best Time & Tips

About Observatory Hill

One of the top tourist attractions in Darjeeling, this Observatory Hill is known for its Buddhist and Hindu temples that are spread across this Hill. Some of the famous temples amongst them include Mahakal Temple, Tibetan Memorial Shrine, and Kanchenjunga Temple.

The place attracts a large number of tourists, mostly because the trekking routes of this Hill are quite beautiful. There is also a small cave located at a distance of about 15 minutes from the Hill which is highly revered in nature.

People feel blessed after visiting this cave; thus, it is recommended to not miss this place and soak in its good vibes. If someone old is preparing to visit the cave, then it advisable to take little breaks and rest on the benches while making their way to the cave. 

This Observatory is one of the oldest sites of the city and thus, it is quite a popular tourist spot of Darjeeling. 

Location: Naya Basti, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734101

Entry Fee: No entry fee

Timing: 7 AM to 7 PM
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