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Mirik

Mirik is a picturesque tourist spot nestled in the serene hills of Darjeeling district in West Bengal, India. The name Mirik comes from the Lepcha words Mir-Yok meaning “place burnt by fire”. Mirik has become a popular tourist destination for its climate, natural beauty and easy accessibility. The centre of all attraction is the Sumendu Lake, surrounded by a garden on one side and pine trees on the other and linked together by an arching footbridge called Indreni Pull (Rainbow Bridge). A 3.5-km-long road encircles the lake and is used for walks with the view of Kangchenjungaon the far horizon. Boating on the quaint shikaras and pony riding are available.

Mirik Sightseeing

Mirik sightseeing has become a popular tourist destination for its climate, natural beauty and easy accessibility. The centre of all attractions as followes,
(1) Mirik Lake:
mirik lake
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Mirik has become a popular tourist destination for its climate, natural beauty and easy accessibility. The centre of all attraction is the Sumendu Lake locally known as Mirik Lake, surrounded by a garden on one side and pine trees on the other and linked together by an arching footbridge called Indreni Pull (Rainbow Bridge). A 3.5-km-long road encircles the lake and is used for walks with the view of Kangchenjungaon the far horizon. Boating on the quaint shikaras and pony riding are available.
(2) Rameetay Dara:
Rameetay-Dara in mirik
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Rameetay Dara is a hill that offers beautiful views of the snow covered mountains and the plains of Mirik. The Kawlay Dara View Point and the Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery are located in the vicinity.
(3) Deosi Dara:
Deosi Dara in Mirik
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Deosi Dara, at a height of around 1,768 m above sea level, provides beautiful views of the adjoining plains, hills and peaks in and around Mirik.
(4) Devi-Sthan:
Devi_Sthan_Mirik
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Devi-Sthan is a temple located in the densely forested region of Dhupi Forest. It is situated on the banks of the lake and is dedicated to Goddess Singha Devi. The temples of Lord Hanuman, Lord Shiva and Goddess Kali are some of the attractions located on the banks of the lake. The Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery and the Tibetan Buddhist Monastery are other attractions near Devi-Sthan.
(5) Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery:
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Bokar Ngedon Chokhor Ling Monastery is home to around 500 monks who participate in practising and sustaining the teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha. It also serves as a school teaching the principles of Buddhism. Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche established the monastery in 1984 as a retreat centre. On the request of disciples and natives, Rinpoche began accepting monks for training and the centre was transformed into a monastery.
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