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Address: Chauk Bazar | Below Eden Sanatorium, Darjeeling, India

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Peaceful Place to be

Have visited this garden numerous times, and everytime you discover something new. Its a very peaceful place to be. YOu can endlessly watch people and children just walking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DNTT2014
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is surely worth a visit... but only if one is spending more than 3 days in Darjeeling. I suggest one walks down to it... its a pleasant walk from Mall Road and will take you through the local market. The place is almost deserted but a giant park with beautiful gardens. Nice place to click pictures and simple... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited this garden numerous times, and everytime you discover something new. Its a very peaceful place to be. YOu can endlessly watch people and children just walking leisurely or you can spend hours looking at trees and trying to get their scientific names (posted on them) :P. You can also drool over the flowers in the greenhouse. Theres a... More 

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kolkata
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very poor maintenance makes this place avoidable for the tourists. Its near the main market but you need to walk up and down a steep slope to reach. Nothing special.

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Mysuru (Mysore), India
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 January 2017

It is not actually recommended by me for you to visit here if you visit the padmaja naidu zoo. It is a great place to stroll around.

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Bhiwadi, India
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

do not waste your time it have only trees, in my opinion nothing to see there. avoid this place.....

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

On two of our previous visits to Darj we'd intended to track down the botanical gardens and not been able to work out how to get there. This time we asked a taxi driver and he dropped us at the lower market from where we asked everybody that we saw how to get there. The route we took was smelly... More 

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County Laois, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We visited during monsoon in August and were very disappointed. Maybe it was the time of year but there was nothing of significance to see. There were a lot of trees with labels but we saw no flowers in bloom and the orchid house was just a sea of green. The place is more like a park rather than a... More 

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

We were only there on a Sunday. and many glass houses are closed. But an interesting park. Well laid out and still enough of interest to see. Special interest to the large family Lloyd!!

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

A vast range of flora and fauna of the Himalayan region. I have visited this place every time I have been to Darjeeling. For those with knee problems it can be a bit stiff.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Botanical Garden of Darjeeling does not actually feature in the list of "must see" for the tourists who come to this hill station. Still, I personally feel that those who love flora should go and visit this place. It is not actually a huge are, so can easily be covered on foot and should not take more than an hour... More 

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