Chowrasta, Darjeeling

#2 of 15 in Historic Sites in Darjeeling
Historic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
Many of Darjeeling's main streets meet on Chowrasta, a square offering walkers a chance to rest, relax, and people watch. As the area is surrounded by numerous shops, cafes, and restaurants, you won't have trouble finding entertainment or refreshments. Browse the stalls for deals on clothes and souvenirs, enjoy a pony ride, or sit back on a bench in the shade of pine trees and soak in the view of the busy city and its mountainous surroundings. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Chowrasta by using our Darjeeling holiday planner.
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  • We love sitting and sipping tea here and this time the carnival was an added bonus. There is a paid toilet and that's most convenient. The place is the heart of the town.  more »
  • Chowrasta, the junction of 4 roads, ends in the Mall of Darjeeling. This is the heart of the city and tourist confluence is the highest here. You can take a horse ride of surf the souvenir shops...  more »
  • Best place for hangout in Darjeeling. I haven't seen a whole street as a mall.... I wish I could come here again.
  • It is heart of the Darjeeling. You can see people of every religion. So it is great to meet new people and good hotels are also available here. Restaurants are also available for all kind of food. Most popular place in Darjeeling to stay.

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