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Kurseong is a hill station situated in Darjeeling District of West Bengal,Located at an altitude of 1458 meters. .Kurseong is about 47 kms from Siliguri and 30kms from Darjeeling and is connected to the city by road and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.The nearest airport is at Bagdogra. The Land of the White Orchids nearest major railway station is New Jalpaiguri (NJP) railway station, which is about 53 km from Kurseong. The town is based mainly on schools and tourism. The best times to visit Kurseong are between March end and May and between the end of August and October. It has a pleasant climate throughout the year and the winters

The local name of Kurseong is “Kharsang” which in the Lepcha language means “Land of White Orchids”. The Chogyal (Monarch) of Sikkim ceded Kurseong to the British Empire in 1835. Kurseong is surrounded by a myriad of tea gardens. These include Castleton, Makaibarie, Ambootia and Goomtee.Along with that it also famous for Religious sites-

The Ambootia Shiva Temple,Giddha Pahar Sita Ram Mandir,Giddah Pahar Durga Mata Mandir.




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