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Deolo Hill is one of the two hills that the town of Kalimpong stands between. Kalimpong is situated on a ridge connecting the two hills, Durpin and Deolo. The hill is 1,704 m (5,590 ft) above msl and is the highest point of Kalimpong town. The town of Kalimpong, the surrounding villages of Relli valley, Teesta River and its valleys all can be viewed from this point. On a clear day, the snow-clad mountains of West Sikkim are also visible from this hill. At the summit of this hill, there is a park built for recreation purposes which feature exotic flowers. The park is a popular picnic spot for tourists as well as locals.
Pineview Nursery, Kalimpong
Most beautiful memorizing place of nature, with playing of colors and shapes. It is a beauty of nature and surrounding with lots and lot of magical nature with great gesture. A class of handling Cactus plants with full of care. Best time to visit is april to may season.
St. Theresa Catholic Church
St Theresa's Church was commissioned by a missionary in 1929 by Swiss Jesuits. The church was built by local craftsmen and resembles a Bhutanese monastery. Influence of the Tibetan architectural design can be seen in the structure of the church. Carved apostles which look like Buddhist monks and the carvings on doors which resemble tashi tagye (the 8 auspicious symbols of the Himalayan Buddhism) show the influence of Tibetan architecture. From the church, one has the chance of viewing the scenic Himalayan ranges.
Morgan House, Kalimpong
Morgan house is one of the colonial bungalows of the British Raj period situated in the town of Kalimpong. Morgan house has been converted into a tourist lodge by the government of India. It was originally the home of a rich jute merchant from Britain. The garden is very good and the scenic view of the mountains from the house is excellent. Morgan house is open for public viewing. It is now a budget hotel / guest house and is a very comfortable place to stay. It is a heaven on earth for bird and wildlife watchers as the marshes around attract wildlife.
Kalimpong is famous for its several monasteries, which are spread all across the region and present an ideal place for spiritually inclined people. Thongsa or Tongsa Gompa is the oldest monastery in Kalimpong which was built in 1692. It's also known as the Bhutan Monastery and located close to Mangal Dham. This is an ideal place for meditation and the Buddhist monks everyday offer prayers in this monastery
Tharpa Choling Monastery
Gaden Tharpa Choling Monastery is a Gelugpa monastery situated at the hilltop in Kalimpong, India. Excellent monastery with colourful and vibrant idols and peaceful ambience. Do visit this Monastery if you are visiting Kalimpong. Do visit all the floors and see the magnificent himalayas from top floor.