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Mirik is a popular tourist spot located in the hills of Darjeeling district in West Bengal. Situated at an elevation of 1495 m, the name of this place is derived from the word Mir-Yok, which is a Lepcha word that means ‘a place burnt by fire’.......Read more on Mirik


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Mirik Lake, Mirik
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Mirik Lake, popularly known as the Samendu Lake, is located at a distance of around 2 km from Mirik. The lake is around 1.25 km long and is surrounded by chestnut, oak and maple trees. Boating and horse riding can be enjoyed here.  Read More »
"Prime attraction in Mirik"Mar 27, 2014 "Scenic Beauty"Aug 6, 2013
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Rameetay Dara, Mirik
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Rameetay Dara, Mirik
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Rameetay Dara is a hill that offers beautiful views of the snow covered mountains and the plains of Mirik. The Kawlay Dara View Point and the Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery are located in the vicinity. Read More »
"360 degree view point"Mar 27, 2014 "Rameetay Dara"Aug 6, 2013
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Deosi Dara, Mirik
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Deosi Dara, Mirik
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Deosi Dara, at a height of around 1,768 m above sea level, provides beautiful views of the adjoining plains, hills and peaks in and around Mirik. Read More »
"A nice observation point"Mar 27, 2014
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Devi-Sthan, Mirik
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Devi-Sthan is a temple located in the densely forested region of Dhupi Forest. It is situated on the banks of the lake and is dedicated to Goddess Singha Devi. The temples of Lord Hanuman, Lord Shiva and Goddess Kali are some of the attractions located on the banks of the... Read More »
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Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery, Mirik
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The Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery is one of the prominent Buddhist centres in the region. The monastery is home to around 500 monks who participate in practising and sustaining the teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha. It also serves as a school teaching the principles of... Read More »
"A monastery on hilltop"Mar 27, 2014
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