Regarded as one of the main religious places in Kurseong, Gidhapahar Mandir is a famous temple amongst the people belonging to Hindu religion. Dedicated to lord Shiva, this temple is situated at a distance of 2 km from the Kurseong market. A person can forget about all his worries in the calm atmosphere of this temple.
This place remains among the most visited destinations in the city of Darjeeling. Pilgrims from far off places, as well as from the nearby regions come here to offer their prayers and seek blessings from the lord. Annually the festival of Shivratri is celebrated with huge pomp and show in the month of February and the temple is beautifully decorated for the celebrations.
A must visit attraction while on a trip to this small town; Gidhapahar Mandir helps a person in relaxing. It is also believed that all wishes of the devotees are fulfilled at this place.