Also known as Nipponzan Myohoji Buddhist Temple, the temple was built in 1972 and is located on Jalapahar Hill, 10 minutes from Darjeeling city center. Showcasing the classic Japanese style of architecture, this majestic white building offers visitors a serene and tranquil sanctuary where they can meditate and find inner peace. A fabulous Japanese temple is located 10 minutes from the center of Darjeeling city. It is a two-story building built in 1972 in a traditional Japanese style. Right next to the temple is a Shanti Pagoda which depicts the four incarnations of Lord Buddha.