Darjeeling: Attractions and more...
Darjeeling is internationally applauded as one of the finest hill stations in the world. The Ghoom Monastery, Bhutia Busty Monastery and Mag-Dhog Yolmowa Monastery are some of the significant places where ancient Buddhist writings are conserved.
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is the first instance of a hill passenger railway. It is one of the only two railways to feature on the list of the World Heritage Sites. Visitors have a regaling time aboard the train as it offers a scenic view of the surroundings.
The Natural History Museum hosts a broad collection of the specimens of birds’ species, reptiles and animals found in the Eastern Himalayas.
The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park qualifies as the only zoo in the world to breed the Tibetan Wolf. It also breeds Snow Leopards and Red Pandas and is appreciated for its uniqueness which has garnered international acclaim.
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