Places To Visit In Cooch Behar

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1. Rajbari

Rajbari
Must visit 3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 5
places to visit in Cooch Behar

Cooch Behar Palace is pure beauty to those with a love for architecture, it will inspire them in a way normal people won't understand. Built in 1887, the royal palace was once the residence of the royal family of Cooch Behar.

2. Madan Mohan Temple

Madan Mohan Temple
Must visit 3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 5
places to visit in Cooch Behar

Built during 1885-1887 by Maharaja Nripendra Narayan, this temple is beautifully designed and enjoys a huge following. The temple enshrines deities like Madan Mohan, Tara Ma, Kali Ma and Ma Bhawani.

3. Sagardihi

Sagardihi
3.1 /5

25 km
from city center
3 out of 5
places to visit in Cooch Behar

Huge tank situated in the heart of the city, Sagardighi was excavated by Maharaja Hitendra Narayan. The tank has heritage hotels, Victor House and a War Memorial around it. Tourists find it rather interesting to take a stroll down the gallery.

4. Light and Sound Show, Cooch Behar

Light and Sound Show, Cooch Behar
3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 5
places to visit in Cooch Behar

Starting as it gets dark, the light and sound show in the back garden of the palace of Cooch Behar is a must not miss. This splendid show is organized by the tourism department of West Bengal and is carried on till 8 o clock starting from 6 on Fridays and Saturdays.

5. Baneswar Siva Temple

Baneswar Siva Temple
3.1 /5

4 km
from city center
5 out of 5
places to visit in Cooch Behar

Located at a distance of 10km from the centre of the city, the temple homes a Shivalinga which is 10ft below the plinth level. The temple also has a statue of Arthanarishwar.

FAQs on Cooch Behar

Can you suggest an itinerary for Cooch behar?

Day 1 - Start off your tour early morning with a rejuvenating stroll around Sagar Dighi. Visit the Rajbari and Madan Mohan temple. Indulge in a traditional Bengali platter in the afternoon.
Day 2 - Proceed to Jaldapara National Park and enjoy an overnight stay in a cottage in the forest.
Day 3 - Explore the forests on an elephant.

How can I commute within Cooch behar?

Travellers can use buses and shared rickshaw sawari for travelling from one destination to the other. Since Cooch Behar is a small town and destinations are nearby, travellers can also travel on foot from one place to another.
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