Siliguri

Siliguri is a city in the northeast Indian state of West Bengal. It sits in the foothills of the Himalayas, surrounded by tea gardens. It’s home to the North Bengal Science Centre, with its digital planetarium and model T. rex. To the east is leafy Surya Sen Park, named after an independence activist, and the huge, white-domed ISKCON Temple. Farther north, the Salugara Monastery is a colorful Buddhist shrine.

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Banglabandha Zero Point
16 kms from Siliguri city limits
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Banglabandha is a major inland port in Northern Bangladesh, established to provide a trade link between India, Nepal and Bhutan. The center of the trade link where the borders meet is the Banglabandha Zero Point, commercialised heavily by the Bangladesh Government to benefit from the exports and imports. The three nations are separated by 52 km of Indian territory, known as the Siliguri Corridor. On the Indian side of the border is Phulbari. Border crossing of vehicles between Phulbari and Banglabandha was inaugurated in January 2011. Located at an approximate distance of 16 Kms from Siliguri,...

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Bengal Safari Park, Siliguri
8 kms from Siliguri city limits

ÿþThe Bengal Safari Park is located on the Sevoke road at a distance of 8 kms from Siliguri. <br/><br/>Surrounded by the luxurious forest of Sal trees, Bengal Safari Park with its 700acre land gives an insight into the wildlife of North Bengal region as being situated within the verdant forested ar...

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Chilapata Forest
165 kms from Siliguri city limits
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The Chilapata Forest is a dense forest located near Jaldapara National Park in Dooars, Alipurduar district near Siliguri in West Bengal. The place was known to be prone for dacoity (banditry) but now is safe for tourists. It is located at a distance of 165 kms from Siliguri.

The Chilapata Forest is rich in wildlife and forms an elephant corridor between Jaldapara National Park and Buxa Tiger Reserve. New species are still being unveiled here. The forest used to house many populations of Rhinoceros but are rarely seen now-a-days. Leopards are common in the area. Other species whi...

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Coronation Bridge, also called as Sevoke Bridge, is located in Sevoke, a small town near Siliguri in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, almost 25 kms from Siliguri, connecting the districts of Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri. The bridge is named so owing to the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. The construction of bridge took five years from 1937 to 1941 at a cost of INR 4 lakhs. The then Governor of Bengal, John Anderson, laid the foundation stone of the bridge in 1937. Further planning, designing and engineering of the Coronation Bridge were carried out by John Chambers who was...

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Dudhia, West Bengal
28 kms from Siliguri city limits
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Dudhia is a beautiful small town located on the highway between Mirik and Siliguri, situated in the state of West Bengal. Dudhia is about 28 kms away from Siliguri. It takes about 33 minutes to reach the destination from Siliguri. After reaching Siliguri, visitors can take public transport and can directly reach to the place.

The way to Dudhia is a very beautiful journey. The highway is covered with forests and greenery on both the sides which gives an exquisite and calming site to the eyes. Dudhia is placed on the banks of Balason River. The place is very tranquil and is a very fa...

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Hong Kong Market, Siliguri
6 kms from Siliguri city limits
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Hong Kong Market is one of the biggest markets in Siliguri. It is situated almost 6 kms from the city centre of Siliguri. The market is mostly famous for buying foreign goods and international brands of apparels and gadgets.

The Hong Kong Market offers anything and everything at best price including decoration items, clothes, shoes, cosmetics, daily usage products, blankets, bed sheets, hats, slippers, video games and many more. Most of the prices for the items are fixed. The shopkeepers understand Bengali language. Foreign goods are also available at cheaper rates compared to t...

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ISKCON Temple of Siliguri lies within the city limits.

A shrine made beautifully with peace, ISKCON Temple enshrines Radha Madhav idol and an image of Lord Krishna with Radha. Along with this, the temple is also home to a number of spellbinding idols, some of which are those of Advaita Acharya, Lord Narasimha and Lord Chaitanya. Legend says that the place where this ISKON temple is built was the Baikunthapur Forest where Lord Krishna went into hiding. Therefore this place holds a special place for pilgrims in the state. Though the temple is constructed in a modern architectural style...

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Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary
128 kms from Siliguri city limits
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Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at the foothills of Eastern Himalayas in Alipurduar Sub-Division of Jalpaiguri District in West Bengal. It is on the outskirts of Siliguri city. It is about 128 kms away from city. It takes almost 2 hours and 33 minutes to reach the sanctuary from Siliguri. On reaching Siliguri visitors could either opt for train or for public transport via road to reach the sanctuary. If visitors opt for train it will take them 4 hours and 30 minutes to reach the sanctuary.

The sanctuary was established in the year 1941. It is spread over in an area of 216....

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Lokenath Mandir, Siliguri
5 kms from Siliguri city limits
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Lokenath Mandir is an temple of Baba Lokenath located at Darjeeling Main Road, Dagapur which is not more than 5 kms from the centre of Siliguri city. It is an auspicious temple not only in Siliguri but in the whole of West Bengal and even Bangladesh. The belief of Baba Loknath spread into the West Bangal and Bangladesh from where it is spreading in India now.

Inside the temple premises, there is a beautiful Lotus Temple or Padma Mandir of Baba Lokenath. The temple displays a great work of architecture and sculptures of various gods and goddesses. The temple is popularly known as...

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Madhuban Park, Siliguri
12.1 kms from Siliguri city limits
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Founded by Indian Army, the Madhuban Park is a spectacular park located in the outskirts of Siliguri and around the Sukhna Forest. The park is as an ideal picnic destination for the locals and the one's visiting Siliguri. The lush green surroundings of Sukna Forest offers cool climate and serene ambiance along with a sense of thrill and adventure of being in a forest park. Situated at 12. 1 Kms from Siliguri and can be traversed in under half an hour via the NH 110.

Maintained by the Indian Army and set on the fringes of a lush green forest area, the Madhuban Park is the starting p...

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Mahananda Weir Wildlife Sanctuary is located on the foothills of the Himalayas, between the Teesta and Mahananda rivers, situated in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal. The sanctuary is about 29 kms away from Siliguri. It takes about 35 minutes to travel from Siliguri to Mahananda Weir Wildlife Sanctuary. On reaching Siliguri one can opt for public transport and can directly reach to the destination.

The sanctuary was established in the year 1976. It was given the status of sanctuary mainly to protect the Indian Bison and Royal Bengal Tiger from the merge of extinction. The san...

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North Bengal Science centre is the only Science centre in Siliguri and was opened for the public on 17th August 1997. The science city sees a minimum 500 visitors in a day, local and tourists. Established with the purpose of inculcating, promoting and for developing scientific interest among the people, the North Bengal Science Centre has over the years has grown into a very esteemed and renowned institution. Located 2. 7 Km from the centre of Siliguri, the Science centre is located within city limits.

The main attractions of the Science centre are the Digital Planetarium, 3D Theat...

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Salugara Monastery
6 kms from Siliguri city limits
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Salugara Monastery is located on the outskirts of Siliguri, near the army camp of Salugara. Established at a distance of 6 kms from the main city of Darjeeling, the Buddhist shrine is visited by tourists for meditation.

Salugara Monastery, an ideal tranquil location for meditation, was established by Tibetan monks and followers of the religious leader, His Holiness Dalai Lama. It is among the most frequently revered places. One of the highlighting features of this monastery is the 100 ft stupa called "The Great International Tashi Gomang Stupa", which is believed to be found by the T...

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Sed-Gyued Monastery, Siliguri
8 kms from Siliguri city limits

Sed-Gyued Monastery is located in Salugara, Siliguri. It lies on the outskirts of Siliguri city. It is about 8 kms away from the Siliguri city. It takes about 30 minutes to reach the monastery from the city. On reaching Siliguri, visitors can opt for public transport or can even book a cab and directly reach to the destination directly.

Sed-Gyued Monastery was inaugurated by Dalai Lama in the year 2001. It is the prime seat of the Sed-Gyued lineage, also known as the Whispered lineage. Whispered lineage is a form of private teaching. This is imparted by the guru or a meditational d...

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Sepoy Dhura Tea Garden
17 kms from Siliguri city limits

Sepoy Dhura Tea Garden is located in Kurseong Tehsil or sub-district of Darjeeling district in West Bengal. It is about 17 kms away from Siliguri and it takes about 40 minutes to reach the place from Siliguri. On reaching Siliguri, visitors can opt for public transport and can directly reach to the tea garden.

Sepoy Dhura Tea Garden is a beautiful place to explore. Visitors can explore the wide tea gardens and can also see the labor which goes in plucking the tea leaves and also can learn the process of making tea from the tea leaves. Tea garden looks very exquisite. Locals can be...

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Sevoke Kali Mandir is situated on a small hillock near the Coronation Bridge over Teesta River in a small town called Sevoke, almost 24 kms from Siliguri. The temple is also popular by the name of Sevokeshwari Kali Mandir.

Located amongst the Sivlaik range, it is a very sacred Hindu temple. Sevoke Kali Mandir is a simple devout temple architecture wise. It is not developed to be a tourist attraction but is very popular among the local populations. The temple is a home to Goddess Durga in the form of Kali (the Goddess of Destruction). The idol of Goddess Kali is covered with jewe...

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Surya Sen Park, Siliguri
Within Siliguri city limits
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Surya Sen Park is a beautiful well-designed park, located at Mahakal Pally, Siliguri.

Surya Sen Park is an eco-friendly place for fun and entertainment, especially for children. There are well-maintained gardens, attractive fountains, a small man-made lake with boating facility, toy train, open play areas with many rides and swings for children’s enjoyment. In short, it has everything one can demand from a park. Not only this, the Surya Sen Park even has an amphitheatre and rock climbing wall. At the centre of the park, there is a statue of the famous freedom fighter Mastarda Surya S...

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Teesta Udyan Jalpaiguri
53 kms from Siliguri city limits
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Teesta Udyaan, popularly known as 'Thames of Jalpaiguri', is a beautiful park located on the bank of river Karola in Jalpaiguri town, 53 kms away from Siliguri. It was built by the West Bengal Forest Department in the mid 80's.

There are many trees and flowering plants all around the place making it a perfect place to relax away from the blues of the city. The park is maintained by the Forest Department and has many attractions for kids as well as adults. There is an artificial lake with boating facility and a huge concrete ship in the middle. A large open play area with amazig ...

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