Showing 28 Tourist Places in West Bengal
Known For : Victoria Memorial | Fort William | Howrah Bridge
Labeled as the 'City of Joy', the 'Cultural capital of India', Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) is a city with character and remnants of British Raj visible in its Victorian style architecture, trams and the nomenclature of the place.
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Known For : The Mirik Lake | Pashupati Nagar | Orange Orchards
Amidst the Himalayan Valley, Mirik has more to offer than just beautiful mountains and lakes. From boating experiences for your romantic getaway to temples for the faithful to orchids and gardens for the natures child, West Bengal tourism is incomplete without Mirik.
Known For : Tea Gardens | Eagle's Craig | Ambotia Shiva Mandir
Also known as the 'Land of White Orchids', Kurseong is a hill station located close to Darjeeling famous for its waterfalls, temples and Buddhist gompas apart from the excellent view that the place provides.
Known For : New Digha Beach | Talsari Beach | Marine Station/Aquarium of Zoological Survey of India
Beach town situated on the shores of Bay of Bengal, Digha is a popular tourist destination known for its pristine beaches and scenic views, especially among people in West Bengal.
Known For : Chandan Nagar Museum | The Patal Bari | The Chandan Nagar Strand
Wrapped in the interiors of West Bengal, in the Hooghly District, is the small yet significant town of Chandan Nagar. This small town could have been in place of present day Kolkata, had history gone as planned.
Known For : The Sagar Beach | Ganga Sagar Pilgrimage and Fair | The Sagar Lighthouse
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.
Known For : The F fort | Diamond Harbour | Chingrihkali Fort
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.
Known For : Tamluk | Chandrakona | Jhargram Palace
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.
Known For : Parasnath Hills | Kangsabati dam | Deer Park
A popular weekend getaway for Kolkata locals, Mukutmanipur in the Bankhura district of Kolkata is a serene town with lush green forests, clear blue water and green hills in the backdrop.