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Ghurka memorial.

Situated at the Toy Train stop between Darjeeling and Ghoom (Ghum) this monument has a commanding... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Peter B
Somerset, United Kingdom
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One of the best place I have ever visited

During visit to east part of my country this is one of the best location nice sunny day and train... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2016
Ahmedabad, India
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“batasia loop” (5 reviews)
“nice place” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Situated at the Toy Train stop between Darjeeling and Ghoom (Ghum) this monument has a commanding view over the mountains and valleys of the Ghukas homeland which is peacefully aiming to become an autonomous state.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 11 November 2016

During visit to east part of my country this is one of the best location nice sunny day and train passing by looks really beautiful

Thank shaniruddh
Reviewed 27 August 2016

well as there were clouds i missed the chance of seeing the snow clad mountains. the place is beautiful and reminds u about the lives of the brave soldiers with national flag held high. goosebumps guaranteed

Thank Kavim0902
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Located in the middle of the Batasia Loop, it is the memorial of brave soldiers who laid their lives in the war. Yu can have very nice of Himalayan range from here.

Thank seedhunter
Reviewed 19 April 2016

It is in the middle of the Batasia Loop. If you are in Darjeeling we will surely visit Batasia loop and you will not be able to miss the memorial. Overall nice place with a great view. The memorial itself is not that great if...More

Thank Spurkait
Reviewed 8 February 2016

The memorial represents greatness imbibed in the souls of the soldiers of the legendary Indian regiment.... but the spot is just an average affair with nothing more to offer, the view of Kanchenjunga is available from almost every where in darjeeling.

1  Thank Lavesh_Goyal
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Excellent place, middle of the Batasia loop, nice hill view with Kanchenjunga. You can wait for toy train and can take some good snaps when it arrive there.

Thank Debarup
Reviewed 5 October 2015

While visiting Batasia loop you may visit this place by paying additional entry ticket but by toy train it is free to visit,

Thank Atul K
Reviewed 30 April 2015

A historical place with a brilliant view. It barely takes 15 minutes to check this out. Plus its practically next to the batasia loop. If the weather is right, you can easily spend an hour here.

1  Thank vsameera
Reviewed 1 March 2015

This place is full of history and it has a commemorating statue for the martyrs of WW!. It is world heritage site. There are vendors who would let you look at the mountains through a long range binoculars for Rs. 30. There is a nicely...More

Thank Anik_Rahman
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