Placidity and serenity of Kalimpong

Kalimpong is a romantic place

Placidity and serenity of Kalimpong
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When visitors travel to North Bengal, generally they visit Darjeeling, Mirik and Kurseoung, Very little is known about the placid and serene place Kalimpong. Kalimpong is the urbanized travel destination in the region and the visitors should spend more time over there. Situated at an altitude of 4500 ft, the temperatures are within bearable limits. It hardly snows in Kalimpong; therefore winter temperatures hover around 6 to 8C. The Kalimpong Science Centre is new travel destination with entry fee of Rs 20 per person.

When visitors travel to North Bengal, generally they visit Darjeeling, Mirik and Kurseoung, Very little is known about the placid and serene place Kalimpong. Kalimpong is the urbanized travel destination in the region and the visitors should spend more time over there. Situated at an altitude of 4500 ft, the temperatures are within bearable limits. It hardly snows in Kalimpong; therefore winter temperatures hover around 6 to 8C. The Kalimpong Science Centre is new travel destination with entry fee of Rs 20 per person. There are impressive scientific gazettes showing reflection, refraction, resonance, chemical wonders, etc.

There is a park adjacent to it showing having static forms of dinosaurs. The landscape is very attractive and romantic as well. Pine view nursery is probably the greatest travel destination in the place. Different forms of orchids and cactuses are preserved and most of them are sold to customers at high rates. Most of the cactuses are brought from Northern and Southern America. Some of the tall orchids almost resemble septopuses or octopuses and are fiery in nature. There is an impressive Hanuman Temple, Kali Temple in the region. Hotel Lilium has a very picturesque view of the entire hills of Kalimpong namely Durpin and Deolo. Tagore House is within the vicinity, the place where Rabindranath Tagore lived during his short stay in Kalimpong and Mangputh. Besides, there is a renowned monastery at Durpin Dara in Deolo hill where at one time Dalai Lama had visited. The Bells bring luck for the devotees. Kalimpong is known for different varieties of flowers as the soil and landscape encourage the growth of colorful flowers. There are good football grounds as at one time the renowned club footballer Prem Dorji from Kalimpong had contributed in football matches played in Kolkata. Kalimpong´┐Żs market is also impressive having sweaters, woollen clothes, bags and others dresses used by hilly people. The entire demographics differ from the rural areas of Rishop, Lava and Lolegaon. On the way back to New Jalpaiguri Station, viewers can visit the Bidhan Market in Siliguri and Iskon Temple. The Iscon Temple has sculptures showing Shree Krishna killing Taraka Rakshasi, also Kaalnaag, etc. The bhajans are played around 4.30 to 5 pm and it is worthwhile experience of hearing the hare Rama Hare Krishna bhajans in the place. Visitors can go to Kalimpong by Airways upto Bagdogra Airport, after that they can avail the roadways. In respect of the railway route, most of the trains go till New Jalpaiguri Station, after that tourist buses, trekkers, jeeps can reach visitors to Kalimpong. Tourists should visit Kalimpong once during their lifetime.


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The Science City in Kalimpong is really a good site to visit.

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