Top Historical Places in Darjeeling

Are you looking to explore the history of Darjeeling through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Darjeeling including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Darjeeling. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Darjeeling ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Darjeeling, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Darjeeling for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Darjeeling with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Batasia Loop

    Tags: View Point, Memorial, Monument

    Batasia Loop is a semicircular, gigantic railway loop made mainly for the tourists. It is situated about 5 kilometers away from Darjeeling below the Ghoom Station. The loop contains the memorials of the Gorkha soldiers who laid down their lives during the Independence Struggle in 1947. It was first started in 1919. It is a marvel of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. The toy train crossing the ...Read more
  2. Himalayan Railway Or Railway Station

    Tags: Train Ride, Unesco Site, Station

    Darjeeling Himalayan Railway or the Toy Train Ride is one of the most romantic rides you will ever experience. Under the supervision of Government of India it runs from New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling. The whole railway track is about 78 km long with the elevation level varying from 100 meters to 2000 meters. It runs on a daily basis. The toy train service in Darjeeling is not to be missed. It go...Read more
  3. Ghoom Railway Museum

    Tags: Specialty Museum, Unesco Site

    Ghoom Museum is one of the three of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways Museum. It is located right above the Ghoom Station. Ghoom Station is the station at the highest altitude in India. It stands at a height of 7400 feet. In the year 1999, the toy train got awarded with being an UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the year 2000, this museum was opened for public viewing. It is a great place to go an...Read more
  4. Darjeeling Old Cemetery

    Tags: Cemetery

    The Darjeeling Old Cemetery is one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the country. It has graves of people from about 1840s and also houses the grave of the man who discovered Darjeeling. The only problem is that it is not very well maintained. It has about 100 graves but the writing is not very legible anymore. But, if you want to get a feel of the British Raj in Darjeeling, then you should s...Read more