A waterfall, a river, a mountain and a river.
In Darjeel, the natural scenery is so abundant and beautiful, that we have named it “Darjeeling Natural Terrain”.
A natural scenery called “DarjEels” is the name of a river that flows through the valley of the Ganges in Bangladesh, which is known for its beautiful, flowing natural scenery.
In India, the word Darjeels is used to describe a certain mountain range, which also has the name Darjeeshi, in a place called Karimganj, about 15 km from the capital, New Delhi.
The natural scenery of DarjEel, however, has been known to have its roots in ancient times.
In the year 1397, the Sultan Mahmud I, who ruled the Kingdom of Madras, ordered the building of the Karimgupta, or “Great Tower of Darji”, to protect his city from invading Mongol forces.
It was built in 1871 by a Muslim-Christian prince, Mahmud II, who named it after the ancient Hindu deity Kali.
A fortification that protected the city of Kashi, where he had an outpost, from the invading Mongols, has also been named after the goddess of wisdom.