A quiet township between Siliguri and Darjeeling at an altitude of 1458m (4860 ft.), is noted for its secluded charm and Eagle’s Crag which offers a commanding view of the undulating plains below. The word Kurseong means – the place of White Orchid. Because of its lower elevation, Kurseong enjoys a milder and very healthy climate throughout the year. Its peaceful ambience, serenity and the healthy climate that attracted many a great person to this place. Some of the famous poems and songs of Guru Rabindranath Tagore were composed in Kurseong. The famous painter Abanindranath Tagore and great composer Atul Prasad Sen got inspiration for some of their works around Kurseong. Sister Nivedita, the great disciple of Swami Vivekananda made kurseong her home. It is learnt that Mark Twain spent some time in Kurseong in 1885, Fazlul Haque the Prime Minister of undivided Bengal also stayed here. Netaji Subhash Bose was interned by the colonial government for a couple of months in 1936 in a house at Giddapahar near Kurseong.
There are many places of interest in Kurseong such as Makaibari Tea Estate, Dowhill including Deer Park, Forest Museum, Mini Amusement Park, Eagle's Craig.
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P.O. Kurseong, Dist - Darjeeling,West Bengal - 734283 Hotel Type:
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