Located in the lap of the Himalayas, Siliguri is a city which spans across Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri. The 2nd largest city in West Bengal, this gateway of Northeast India is known for tea, timber, tourism and transport. From wildlife sanctuaries to tea gardens and monasteries, Siliguri has a lot in store for you. Check out our list of the places you must visit in Siliguri. Scroll down!
Also known as Sri Sri Radha Madhav Sundar Mandir, this temple was built by ISKCON, which stands for International Society for Krishna Consciousness. Dive into the surreal environment of this holy place and relax peacefully under the protection and care of Lord Krishna. Come and spend some time in peace and calmness that the white-structured edifice, the lawns and the gardens radiate!
Where | ISKCON Road, ISKCON Mandir, Ward 41
Here’s Their Website | http://www.iskconsiliguri.com/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/iskconsiliguri
Located in the outskirts of Siliguri, the Salugara Monastery is a beautiful monastery visited by tourists for meditation. The hundred feet tall stupa is a sacred place for Buddhists and the beauty of it is such that anyone can stand transfixed in front of it for quite some time. All in all, this is a wonderful place to spend some quality time with yourself.
Where | Ward 42, Prakash Nagar
The most important and popular sanctuary of North Bengal, the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary is named after a stream that cuts through the forested area. With an enormous elephant population, the sanctuary boasts of amazing trails that you will certainly love. It's also every bird watcher’s paradise and so with three watchtowers, you're sure to spot the majestic rulers of the sky in their very own fiefdom!
Reputed as a shopper’s paradise, this busy, crowded and congested flea market of Siliguri is sure to win your heart if you’re a pro at bargaining. The market is mainly known for selling goods imported from Nepal, China and Thailand. Take back home amazing stuff from here at super cheap prices!
Where | City Center
This amazing science hub works to insurge science into a layman’s life so that the benefits of scientific advancements may reach them in order to ensure the development of society. The centre has been able to attract lakhs of people from all over the globe since its inception so do give it a visit.
Where | Matigara
Here’s Their Website | http://nbscsiliguri.org/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/North-Bengal-Science-Centre-Siliguri-243952212460012/
A stress free haven, Savin Kingdom is an amusement park that aims to provide fun and long lasting memories. There are many thrilling rides here like Break Dance, Paratrooper, Monorail, Swing chair, Fume Ride, Go Kart, and Dashing Cars. The beautiful Himalayan view that it offers sets it apart from the rest of the amusement parks.
Where | Dagapur Hill Cart Road
Here’s Their Website | http://savinkingdom.com/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/savinkingdom2017
Siliguri is really a hidden gem of Northeast India!