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Address: Near Darjeeling Railway Station, Darjeeling 734102, India

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Lovely little temple

Tucked away behind the Darjeeling Railway station this is small charming temple dedicated to Lord Shiva built by Nepali Kings - sneak in when you wait for your train.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 May 2016
AnuradhaGoyal
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Goa, India

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Tucked away behind the Darjeeling Railway station this is small charming temple dedicated to Lord Shiva built by Nepali Kings - sneak in when you wait for your train.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

The temple is located just adjacent to Darjeeling Railway Station. It's a small Shiva Temple, laid out on lines of Pashupati Nath Temple in Kathmandu. The temple precincts have a lovely garden. The views of the snow clad mountains from the back of the temple are simply beautiful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Dhirdham temple is a small, elegant, and colorful temple just below the train station. The enclosed area surrounding the temple is not much bigger than the temple itself and it has ample seating areas and flower plantings. Needless to say it's a peaceful enclave. Taking photographs northward is a special pleasure with the glacier covered mountains looming over the sanctuary.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

This small Hindu temple near the toy train station doesn't have much to offer-- a tiny sanctuary for the deity, a bit of a view of the town. If you are at the train station you might as well wander on in, but no need to make a destination of it.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

When I was there, it was close. It is a Hindu temple and colourful as usual. So when you are there, don´t miss it!!

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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Historic temple very close to Darjeeling railway station. A must go for religious Hindu tourists. Parking is an issue as the area in front of the temple is no parking zone.

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Ghaziabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

This is a nepali temple in darjeeling dedicated to shiva, walking distance for toy train station. Very beautiful and colorful temple. You can feel the aura once you are inside.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

We visited this during our trip to Darjeeling in March 2015.This is located very close to Darjeeling railway station and we walked down to reach it.The temple is built using Nepalese style architecture with roof on roof and is a nice sight.The God in the temple is Lord PashupatiNath one of the manifestations of Lord Shiva.One can spend some time... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

Dhirdam Temple is a Shiv Mandir at Darjeeling just near the Toy Train station. It is a miniature model of the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. It depicts a large statue of Shiva in various mood and look. This temple has got history worth knowing.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015

Its in the southern part of the sikkim and almost 2-3 hours drive from gangtok..basically ..u have all Jyotirlinga and Krishna temples thr...its a model of all..gud to see if u have elders with u and quiet place...

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