#8 of 19 Places to Visit in Kalimpong
Distance (From Kalimpong Bus Station): 8 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins - 1 Hr
Place Location: Near Deolo Hill
Transportation Options: Cab
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 8 km from Kalimpong Bus Station, Hanuman Temple is a Hindu temple located in Kalimpong of West Bengal. Situated near Deolo Hill, it is one of the beautiful places of pilgrimage in Kalimpong and among the best places to visit in Kalimpong.
Dedicated to Lord Hanuman, the Hanuman Temple was inaugurated in 2004 by Karma Wangchuk. The temple has a gigantic statue of Lord Hanuman with a height of approximately 30 feet. A small Durga temple is also there near the entrance gate. This place is located at an elevation and overlooks the Teesta River on one side and the hills on the other side.
One need to climb a flight of stairs to reach the temple and the place offers a mesmerizing view of Mount Kanchenjunga. On a bright sunny day, neighboring state of Sikkim, the surrounding landscapes of Lava and Kaffer hills are also clearly visible from here. Another impressive place of worship nearby is the statue of Lord Buddha sitting in the lotus position. One can visit this statue while going to Deolo Hill.
Timings: 6 AM - 5 PM