Algarah, also called Algarah Bazar, is a town in Lava CD block in West Bengal state of India. The town has a population of about 3000 people. It lies on the National Highway-717A connecting Bagrakote to Gangtok. The town is famous for the remains of the ancient Damsang Fort, which is believed to be built by the Lepcha king Gaeboo Achyuk in 1690 with the help of spirits who brought big round smooth stones from the Reshi river. Algarah can be reached by air, by rail. Nearest airport is Pakyong Airport, located about 55 kilometres away and Bagdogra International Airport which is 92 kilometres away. Malbazar Junction is the nearest railway station.