Siliguri Tourism

Siliguri Tourism

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Siliguri Info

  • State: West Bengal
  • Famous for/as: Hill
  • District: Darjeeling

The second largest city in West Bengal, Siliguri lies in the shadows of the mighty Himalayas, in a narrow strip of land just 40 km wide at its broadest section often referred to as the Chicken's Neck. Its strategic location makes it the main gateway to the north-eastern states, Sikkim, Gangtok, and even neighbouring nations like Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh. Siliguri is also the connecting point to many of West Bengal's hill-stations like Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong. Progressively developing into a prominent centre of trade and commerce for the northeast, Siliguri is today a metropolis that is bustling with commercial activity. However, in addition to its unique location, the city also boasts lush green environs, interspersed with tea plantations, rolling hills and meandering rivers, as well as a pleasant climate through most of the year.  


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Although generally used as a transit stop en route to the surrounding hill stations, Siliguri has many noteworthy attractions of its own. The North Bengal Science Centre, in the city's northern suburbs, features many scientific experiments and gadgets. It also hosts a Nature Interpretation

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Rajib chattopadhyay

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  • Rajib chattopadhyay
  • 2 photos
  • 3 Reviews
  •  3 readers

"Business city/ stopover city for tourists" new review

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Today
Situated at base of Himalayas and connect various hill station. Good, clean, developed and improving city. Nice business centre. See Kanchenjunga from Siliguri in clear days. I have seen on 22/10/2016. Helpful good people helps tourists at their best. See nearby spots if time permits. Nice to be here.
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Pritvi Kanchi

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  • Pritvi Kanchi
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 170 Reviews
  •  432 helpful votes
  •  486179 readers

"A Trip to Siliguri"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
I had been to Siliguri by road in the month of May 2016. Siliguri is a must-visit in the tourism circuit of modern-day West Bengal. The must-visit attractions around Siliguri include the Coronation Bridge, Kali Mandir and the North Bengal Science Centre. The Coronation bridge is a critical bridge and is built over the Teesta river and is a vital link between the North Eastern to west Bengal since 1930. This bridge is located just 25 kilometers from Siliguri town. The Kali temple is an important destination for pilgrims to visit this magnificent shrine especially during the festivals of Navaratri and Durga Puja. The North Bengal Science Centre is an important place to visit for both enthusiasts and conossieurs of science as one can see the importance of reflections in current -day science in this awesome place.
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Parimala Sai

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  • Parimala Sai
  • Lives in Kurnool
  • 3 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  479 readers

"Good trip"

  • 4.5/7
  • Posted Jun 7, 2016
We booked through we care travels for 5 day Gangtok Darjeeling tour for which Ajay Sharma made excellent arrangements which comforted us a lot thanks to Mr Ajay Sharma. Gangtok was very neat and clean compared to Darjeeling if you have chance spend more days in Gangtok than Shillong regarding clothes just a simple shawl was enough because we stayed there in June.
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Vijay Potluri

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  • Vijay Potluri
  • Lives in Vijayawada
  • 219 photos
  • 91 Reviews
  •  37 helpful votes
  •  21965 readers

"Junction for north east India"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted May 29, 2016
Nice destination and junction for north east India and Bhutan. New Jalpaiguri connect railway roots, Bagdogra airport connects democratic and international connections. It's a nice town surrounded by many lovely destinations. Darjeeling, Gangtok, Kaling Pav, Jaigaon which connects Bhutan by road, and many.
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Abhik pal choudhury

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  • Abhik pal choudhury
  • 6 Reviews
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  758 readers

"Very wonderful experience"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted May 16, 2016
I went there for a business trip and I didn't have more time to explore the city. I was free from meeting at around 6 and then I went to Hong Kong market and City Centre. In Hong Kong market you have to do a lot of bargaining. City Centre is a nice place to spend some time.
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Debojit bora

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  • Debojit bora
  • 5 Reviews
  •  775 readers

"Great trip in a great city"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Mar 25, 2016
My entire trip was great and fruitful except the hotel. One should be always very careful while selecting a hotel. The city of Siliguri was great. Though I was there for official purposes I took time to visit the Hong Kong market and took a ride on the Toy Train.
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  • Jaswant
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 4 Reviews
  •  863 readers

"Good place to visit"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Mar 1, 2016
Such a nice city with good food, mixed culture and food. City looks bright and always good to spend sometime before going to some where nearby. Transportation facilities are very impressive. Places for site seeing are all very good. I like it. Market place is good. City have some good malls and shopping complexes.
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Mahipal shekhawat

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  • Mahipal shekhawat
  • 4 Reviews
  •  944 readers

"Excellent place!"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Feb 7, 2016
Siliguri is heart of Bengal. Soon nice city very good neat and clean tourist place. People's of Siliguri are very helpful and friendly. Very nice area. But only fare of autos and rikshaws are costly otherwise all things are so nice in Siliguri. Nice Weather and superb environment on this city. Overall my experience of Siliguri tour is memorable and so good. I'm comes again and again in Siliguri.
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Sukanta Saha

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  • Sukanta Saha
  • Lives in Dhanbad
  • 6 photos
  • 8 Reviews
  •  4 helpful votes
  •  3826 readers

"Best place for visit as well as adventure"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Dec 30, 2015
I recently visited Siliguri for spend my winter vacation. I just wanna say it was tremendous experience going there. I just wanna insure before going there but my girlfriend suggest that it was a good place to visit & for adventures also. So I decided to go ahead for Siliguri. Lots of place to round there. Such as hiking and many. Lot's of adventures things to do. I recommend to go there.
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Sudipto Chakrabort

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  • Sudipto Chakrabort
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 8 Reviews
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  7783 readers

"A nice city to see as well as to shop"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Dec 27, 2015
A good place to roam in the foot of the hills. Kanchanjangha can be seen from the station itself. Besides hong-kong market and other places are there in the city that can be visited. Varieties of food can be taken for amusement. And also if time permits some sanctuary and national parks were nearby that can be visited.
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