Culture & Traditions in Darjeeling

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Darjeeling has a rich cultural heritage expressed through handicrafts, dance, festivals, and heritage sites. The locals share a deep-seated fascination with the arts, reminiscent of Tibetan culture. The majority of the population comes from the Gorkha community, who rely on agriculture as their primary source of livelihood.

Festivals like Dashain and Tihar are celebrated with community fervour, while serene monasteries reflect Buddhism's presence. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway offers a nostalgic journey, and diverse traditions like tea ceremonies and local attire make for an immersive cultural experience. 

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