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Batasia Loop

Heritage Site | Museum | View Point

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Batasia Loop (Photo Courtesy: Marc Shandro)
Batasia Loop (Photo Courtesy: A.M.Hurrell)

The Batasia Loop (5 kms from Darjeeling) is a spiral railway created to lower the gradient of ascent of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (List in UNESCO world heritage list). There is a memorial to the Gorkha soldiers of the Indian Army who sacrificed their lives after the Indian Independence in 1947. From the Batasia Loop one can get a panoramic views of Darjeeling town with the Kanchenjunga and other snow peaks in the back-drop.

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View Point, Heritage Site, Museum (Himalayan Views, UNESCO Heritage Site, Memorial)

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