Peace pagoda

  • 4.6

    Location: West Point, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734102, India.

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2 hours.

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    Peace Pagoda is a symbol of peace. It is a Buddhist Stupa that is designed to unite people all around the world of all races and creeds and most of the Peace Pagodas around the globe were built by the guidance of  Nichidatsu Fujii. The foundation of this Pagoda was on 3rd November 1972 anon on d 1st November 1992 it was inaugurated.


    All the peace-loving people all around the world will love to visit this Pagoda. The place is considered a Holy place that symbolizes peace of all creeds, castes, and religions. This place is such an amazing place to spend time with family and friends. After visiting that pagoda one will get inner peace and it can’t be expressed in words. This place carries the tradition of Buddhism and is impressively decorated and it becomes one of the main attractions for visitors to Darjeeling. The atmosphere of the pagoda is truly minded beautiful Besides, there is a Japanese Temple just below the pagoda and many people gather daily for prayer in the temple.


    The Buddha Idol in Peace Pagoda Derjeeling

    The Peace Pagoda was built after the atomic bomb attacks on the Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki where more than 150,000 people lost their lives. The pagodas carry the symbol of peace and by the year 2000, eight pagodas were built in Europe, Asia, and the United States. The main purpose of those pagodas was to inspire peace among the people and almost all the pagodas were built under the guidance of Buddhist monk Nichidatsu Fujii from Japan.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Front view of Peace Pagoda Derjeeling

    In this Pagoda, there are four avatars of Buddha. Just below the pagoda, the Japanese Temple added this pagoda has a height of 28.5 meters (94 feet) and its diameter is 23 meters (75 feet) This pagoda is the tallest free-standing structure in the Darjeeling town. There are two gold-colored lions; made of concrete placed on the lower section on both sides of the stairs and there are also statues of the Buddhas in different postures like sitting, standing, and in meditation. People can walk to the peak of the pagoda where they will get to see the amazing artwork. The outside view from this place  Darjeeling is mind-blowing. There are rows of pine trees around the pagoda and just below the pagoda there is a Japanese temple and visitors can see the natural views of mountains; sometimes snow peaks are visible from the outside of the pagoda.

    Opening Hours

    Everyday 9.oo am to 10.30 pm

    Entry & Others Fees

    There Is No Entry Fees

    How to Reach

    By road: From Darjeeling city, the Peace Pagoda Darjeeling is only 1.9 km away. It will take approximately seven minutes to reach the monastery from Darjeeling city by car.

    By railway: The Peace Pagoda Darjeeling is 60.9 km away from the Siliguri Jn Train Station. It will take approximately 2 hours 27 minutes from the station to reach the pagoda. And from the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station, the Peace Pagoda Darjeeling is 68.9 km away. It will take approximately 2 hours 41 minutes from the station to reach the destination.

    By airport: The Bagdogra Airport is 65.7 km away from the pagoda, it will take around 2 hours 32 minutes to reach the destination.

    Tips for Travellers

    You do carry water bottles and tissue papers. It’s helpful for this trip. Otherwise, you can carry the necessary things you need.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is safe to visit this Pagoda. Peace-loving people from all around the world visit Peace Pagoda Darjeeling.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes photography is allowed in the Japanese Temple and Peace Pagoda Darjeeling but only during the prayer taking photographs is not allowed.

    Que-03:  Is there any parking facility in this Pagoda?

    Yes, there is a parking facility for the visitor’s vehicles in this Pagoda.

    Que-04: What is the best time to visit this Pagoda?

    Peace Pagoda Darjeeling can be visited anytime throughout the year.  April to June is the most appropriate time to visit Darjeeling. During that time the weather is pleasant and favorable to the visitors.

    Que-05: Are there any toilets for the visitors to the Pagoda?

    Yes, there are toilets for the visitors in the Peace Pagoda Darjeeling.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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