Algarah, West Bengal, India
The cottage-type houses with slanting tinned roofs having a backdrop of pine forest looks so mystic and picturesque. The name Sillery comes from an edible green known as 'Sillery Saag' which once used to be cultured and harvested here by the villagers and sold in the market. Sillery Gaon is a small village in the Kalimpong district of the state of West Bengal, India. Sillery Gaon is situated at an altitude of 6000 ft. It locally known as New Darjeeling. The accommodation includes fooding.
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Algarah is a small town located at a distance of 15 km east of Kalimpong town in Kalimpong district of West Bengal, India. It lies at an Algarah is famous for the remains of the ancient Damsang Gadi (Damsang Fort). It is said that the Lepcha king Gyabo Achuk built this fort in 1690 with the help of spirits who brought big round smooth stones from the Reshi river. And the remnants of the fort still do exist. There have been many stories passed from generation to generation about King Gaybo Achuk. It was believed that he used to possess some kind of supernatural powers.elevation of 1,780 m (5,840 ft) and has a population of about 3,000. A small hill town located at a small distance of 15 kms from Kalimpong and 28 kms from Lava, called Algarah is known for one of the best birding spots in West Bengal as well as India. Here lies the remains of the ancient Damsang Fort. According to the locals, in the year 1960, Lepcha King Gyabo Achuk built this Damsang Fort with the help of spirits who brought the big round smooth stones from the Reshi River. At one point of time, the Fort was used to ward off the forces of the British East India Company. On 20th December, every year, Lepchas from the nearby villages come to celebrate the birthday of the King.
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