Places To Visit In Chandannagar

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1. Chandan Nagar Museum

Chandan Nagar Museum
Must visit 3.4 /5

6 km
from city center
1 out of 6
places to visit in Chandannagar

Owing to its French influences during the many years of French rule, this beautiful museum houses numerous French and British artifacts from the colonial rule.

2. The Patal Bari

The Patal Bari
3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 6
places to visit in Chandannagar

Another very unique and yet equally beautiful offering by Chandan Nagar, the Patal Bari literally means the underground house.

3. The Chandan Nagar Strand

The Chandan Nagar Strand
3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 6
places to visit in Chandannagar

The Chandan Nagar strand is the most important and popular pathway in all of Chandan Nagar. The strand is built along the Ganges river, lined with trees and lights.

4. KMDA Park

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 6
places to visit in Chandannagar

Chandan Nagar also has a lot of picnic spots to offer. But the most popular and biggest one is the KMDA Park. Built over a sprawling 33 acre piece of land, the place offers tens of picnic spots.

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5. Nandadula Temple

Nandadula Temple
3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 6
places to visit in Chandannagar

The beautifully sculpted temple was built back in 1740. One of the few temples in the area, the walls are covered with idols and carvings.

6. Sacred Heart Church

Sacred Heart Church
3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 6
places to visit in Chandannagar

Again made in French styles, the over 200 years old church is not just a stunning sight from outside, but is equally breath taking in the future. The white stone church looks even more stunning at sunset.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Chandannagar?

Day 1- Reach Chandannagar by morning. After checking into your hotel and having breakfast, you can start your day by visiting the Sacred Heart Church. Then, in the evening you can visit the exciting KMDA Park. It is a great picnic spot.
Day 2- Start your day early by visiting Nandadula Temple. Then, you can head out to Chandannagar Museum. It is located just 6 km from the city. So, exploring the museum will take around two to three hours. In the evening, you can choose to head out to Patal Bari.
Day 3- If you are here for one more day, you can visit the Chandannagar Church. There are many other temples that you can visit. At night, you can hang out at The Strand which is located beside River Hooghly.

How can I commute within Chandannagar?

The most widely available options in the city are auto rickshaws and cycle rickshaws. Another benefit of the small town is that there isn't too much traffic, so getting around pretty much anywhere is not a big hassle. A lot of times you can just walk. But if you strictly prefer a proper car then cabs are rare but not difficult to find. They are easy to find in and around the station area.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Chandannagar?

The top sightseeing places in Chandannagar are Chandan Nagar Museum, The Patal Bari, The Chandan Nagar Strand, KMDA Park, Nandadula Temple, Sacred Heart Church.
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