Takdah Sightseeing

Dechhen Pema Tsholing Monastery is the most sacred monastery of Takdah

The three major Tea Gardens of Takdah are Runglee Rungliot, Teesta Valley and Gielle.

Chagporti Tibetan Medical Institute is located within the Pine Forests of Takdah. The Institute hosts Outdoor Patients as well as offers courses in traditional Tibetan Medicine.

Durpin View Point located within the Teesta Valley Tea Estate offers the longest view of River Teesta extending from Sikkim to the Plains of Bengal with Mt. Kanchenjungha towering over it.

Takdah Orchid Centre is more than a century old. It is now a part of the Directorate of Forests, Govt. of West Bengal and is a leading research centre of Medicinal Plants and Orchids.

Missionaries of Charity in Takdah.

Takdah Church.

German Wall is a guard wall built along the road to prevent landslides and rock falls. It was built by the British with the assistance of German Prisoners of War during World War I.

At Nag Dara, water pours continuously from a non-perennial spring. This spring water was collected in a water trough where horses of British soldiers would take their drink. You would still find this water trough used by the British and the spring water source here.

The Haathi Dara or the Elephant shaped rock is worshiped here by the locals.

Barbatey Bridge or the Hanging Bridge of Takdah is an architectural marvel built in 1916 by the British.