Top Religious Places in West Bengal

Here is the list of 13 Top Religious Places in West Bengal

1. Mayapur, West Bengal

Mayapur, West Bengal 3.8 /5 View 15+ photos

Known For : ISKCON Chandrodaya Temple Yoga Peeth Sri Chaitanya Math

57,696 active cases 56,384 in last 7 days

Standing at the junction of river Ganga and Jalangi, Mayapur is a laidback city with lovely views and plenty of temples, making it ideal for multitudes of team.

Best Time: July to March

5 Mayapur Attractions

2. Navadvipa, West Bengal - The Land of Krishna Devotion

Navadvipa, West Bengal - The Land of Krishna Devotion 3.2 /5 View 6+ photos

Known For : Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math ISKCON Temple, Nabadwip Radha Rani Temple

57,696 active cases 56,384 in last 7 days

Blanketed away in the commotion of West Bengal, Navadwipa - Mayapur is a cluster of nine islands located on the banks of Ganges. This place is one of those few religious shrines whose spirit of devotion is palpable.

Best Time: October to March

8 Navadvipa Attractions

3. Midnapore, West Bengal - Heritage

Midnapore, West Bengal - Heritage 2.3 /5 View 8+ photos

Known For : Tamluk Chandrakona Jora Masjid

99,104 active cases 94,624 in last 7 days

In the interiors of West Bengal is yet another treasure- Midnapore town or Medinipur, as it is locally known. Midnapore combines the beauty of India's multi religion culture with the exuberance of ancient history.

Best Time: October to February

11 Midnapore Attractions

4. Siliguri, West Bengal - Gateway to the North-East

Siliguri, West Bengal - Gateway to the North-East 3.2 /5 View 14+ photos

Known For : Salugara Monastery ISKCON Temple, Siliguri Mahananda Weir Wildlife Sanctuary

Situated on the banks of the river Mahananda, Siliguri is a tiny hill station nestled in between the Himalayan foothills and the Doar region of West Bengal. Also known as the Gateway to North East India, Siliguri serves mainly as a base for tourists to camp in before moving out to explore nearby tourist attractions such as Kalimpong, Darjeeling and Gangtok. However, Siliguri itself is a perfectly good holiday destination, with sufficient things to see and do.

Best Time: Throughout the year

19 Siliguri Attractions

5. Sagardwip, West Bengal

Sagardwip, West Bengal 3.7 /5 View 30+ photos

Known For : The Sagar Beach Ganga Sagar Mela Kamil Muni Temple

89,632 active cases 84,736 in last 7 days

Sagardwip is a small island, a part of the Sunderbans group of islands. Sagardwip is at the confluence of the holy river Ganga (Ganges) and the Bay of Bengal, making it one of the most popular religious havens of the country.

Best Time: October to March

7 Sagardwip Attractions

6. Bardhaman, West Bengal - For the believer and the skeptic and the historian and the nature lover

Bardhaman, West Bengal - For the believer and the skeptic and the historian and the nature lover 3.1 /5 View 24+ photos

Known For : 108 Shiv Mandir Christ Church Golap Bagh

37,888 active cases 34,688 in last 7 days

With a convergence of religion, nature, man-made marvels and the proverbial old world charm, Bardhaman is the ideal fit for a weekend getaway.

Best Time: October to March

14 Bardhaman Attractions

7. Raichak, West Bengal

Raichak, West Bengal 2.9 /5 View 5+ photos

Known For : The F fort Diamond Harbour Lighthouse at Diamond Harbour

89,632 active cases 84,736 in last 7 days

Located only 50 kms away from Kolkata and yet a world apart, Raichak, is a riverside town and is nothing short of a breathe of fresh air in its ultra urban and commercialized surrounding.

Best Time: October to March

8 Raichak Attractions

8. Bankura, West Bengal - Hills, temples and Adventure sports

Bankura, West Bengal - Hills, temples and Adventure sports 2.9 /5 View 12+ photos

Known For : Susunia Hill Joyrambati Bishnupur

45,120 active cases 44,288 in last 7 days

With much historical significance, Bankura is a town famous for its hills and temples and a treat for adventure sports enthusiasts such as trekkers and hikers.

Best Time: October to March

9 Bankura Attractions

9. Bishnupur, West Bengal - The land of terracotta temples

Bishnupur, West Bengal - The land of terracotta temples 3.5 /5 View 11+ photos

Known For : Rasmancha Lalji Temple Susunia Hill

A small town in West Bengal famous for its terracota temples, Bishnupur is famous among tourists, especially for its rich culture including architecture, music and handicraft.

Best Time: October to March

12 Bishnupur Attractions

10. Mirik, West Bengal - The Valley of the Sun

Mirik, West Bengal - The Valley of the Sun 3.9 /5 View 9+ photos

Known For : The Mirik Lake Pashupati Nagar Orange Orchards

50,624 active cases 48,032 in last 7 days

Located on the banks of a huge lake, the hill town of Mirik adds to North Bengal's bounty. Amidst the Himalayan Valley, Mirik has more to offer than just beautiful mountains and lakes.

Best Time: March to July

9 Mirik Attractions

11. Chandannagar, West Bengal - The Land of the Nawabs and The Lords- the French and the British

Chandannagar, West Bengal - The Land of the Nawabs and The Lords- the French and the British 3.8 /5 View 29+ photos

Known For : Chandan Nagar Museum The Patal Bari The Chandan Nagar Strand

90,656 active cases 83,648 in last 7 days

Wrapped in the interiors of West Bengal, in the Hooghly District, is the small yet significant town of Chandan Nagar. This small town which could have been in place of present day Kolkata, had history gone as planned, has the most unique and formidable history in perhaps all of India.

Best Time: October to February

6 Chandannagar Attractions

12. Bakkhali, West Bengal - The tranquil beach getaway

Bakkhali, West Bengal - The tranquil beach getaway 3.6 /5 View 9+ photos

Known For : Bakkhali Beach Henry's Island Jambu Dweep

89,632 active cases 84,736 in last 7 days

Wrapped in the commotion of West Bengal and yet a world in itself, Bakkhali is small beach town located on the West Bengal coast. If you wish to have the perfect beach getaway that doesn't include ear ripping music or just alcohol laden evenings, Bakkhali is the place to be.

Best Time: October to March

6 Bakkhali Attractions

13. Haldia, West Bengal - The Heritage Capital of West Bengal

Haldia, West Bengal - The Heritage Capital of West Bengal 3.1 /5 View 8+ photos

Known For : Mahishadal Rajbari and Goplajew Temple Marine Drive, Haldia Sataku

74,304 active cases 67,744 in last 7 days

Often considered as a mere river port assisting Kolkata, Haldia has more to offer to India than just foreign trade. With it's rich collection of heritage locations, temples and local markets, Haldia is geared upto be the next major tourist hub of West Bengal.

Best Time: October to March

11 Haldia Attractions

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