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#Hill in Kurseong

One of the myriad hills in Kurseong, Dow Hill is a famous tourist spot. Adorned with dense forests; the locals believe it to be an abode to leopards. The erstwhile Deer Park is located on the hill top. Although once replete with deer, currently their numbers are dwindling; from they can be seen only from the other side of the fence.

There is, however, an impressive range of plants, a gazebo for resting and joyrides for children. Two other notable places worth visiting are the Dow Hill Girls School and the Victoria Boys School. Both were built during the colonial era and bear testimony to the magnificent British architectural style. Besides, the schools also boast of a splendid location with a view of the Himalayan range on one side. The surroundings are painted green with coniferous trees and diverse plants. The Hill also bears a large reservoir that supplies water to the Kurseong town. Lying amidst lush green vegetation, there is a picnic spot at a height in this area that offers a brilliant view of the reservoir.

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Location:
Kurseong
West Bengal, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
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Time people usually spend here:
2.5 hours
Altitude / Height:
4394 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
26.8873751°N, 88.2899657°E
Distance from Kurseong to Dow Hill
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Read traveller's reviews about Dow Hill..

Overall Rating:4.1

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"Haven on earth …. Sometimes we don’t find stock of word for such scenic beauty ….."
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"Good for outing, go for whole day tour, lots of pine trees surrounded by, feels like horror, awesome place to be"
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"Nature at it's best"
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"awesum"
  '3' out of 5
"Situated in forest"

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