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Ideal duration: 1 day

Best time: Oct-Mar (Read More)

Nearest Airport: Kolkata (Check Flights)

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"Hills, temples and Adventure sports"

Bankura Tourism

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.

Bankura has a significant history and is a temple city in West Bengal. The areas history intermingles with spirituality to create a simple, and yet unique tourist experience. Bankura is also famous for its terracotta temples which attracts tourists from world over. Siddheswara temple, Biharinath Hill, Koko hill, Susunia Hill and many more constitute the list of places one can visit in Bankura

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Bankura is a city with immense geographic significance. It is located in an intermediate zone between the Chotanagpur plateau and the plains of Bengal, giving it a strategic industrial location. Owing to its resourcefulness, it was a major administrative centre during the colonial period.

Bankura is famous for its sweet local treasures such as Mecha Sandesh . Another local sweet, Pera is very famous. Among drinks, Mahua is a local drink which is popular and very easily available. There are no fancy restaurants here, but there are some eating joints which could offer a modest variety, such as North Indian and Bengali cuisine.

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Day 1- Arrive, check-in and rest. Then visit the Susunia Hills and Mukutmonipur Dam.
Day 2- Visit Joypur Jungle and Shyam Rai Temple.

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7 months ago by SHILADITTYA MANDAL

A most attractive tourist spot forever for one day trip. I have enjoyed that place. The views of temples are attract tourists. The village is very calm and a river flow beside that village.

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  What's Great?

Rich history. Picturesque sites.

  What's not so Great?

Located in the non-urban region. Summers can be harsh.

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Bankura is a great getaway for those living in and around West Bengal.

Hotels in Bankura

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  • 1 BR Guest house in LAL BAZAR, Bankura (D7F2), by GuestHouser

    INR 1,047 /night onwards

  • MANDAL LODGE

    INR 999 /night onwards


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How to Reach Bankura

Bankura can be reached by taxis or by buses from Kolkata which is just 170 km. Kolkata has the nearest airport. Durgapur is also just 45 km and buses and cabs are available on this route. Buses are... (Read More)

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