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"A blissful and untouched beach town"

Digha Tourism

Beach town situated on the shores of Bay of Bengal, Digha is a popular tourist destination known for its untouched beaches and scenic views, especially among people in West Bengal.

Digha is a one-stop destination for families looking forward to spend a pleasurable weekend. One of the best features of this hamlet is its varied and diverse tourist attraction spots. Known for its magnificent beaches, religious temples and high-tech research centers and museums, this most popular sea resort of West Bengal has a lot to offer for people of all age groups. Digha's sceneries can also offer you the pleasure experienced in witnessing areas that have minimal human impact and are relatively untouched.

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How to Reach Digha

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The nearest airport from Digha is the Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport of Kolkata which is located at a distance of around 150 km from Digha. The airport is well connected to main cities of India. Bus services are available in Digha. There are two bus stands within the city. Around 450 metres away from Digha is the railway station which is connected to nearby cities through regular trains.

How to reach Digha by flight

Digha does not have its own airport. The nearest airport is the Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport of Kolkata. The airport is well connected to many prominent cities of India. There are bus services available to commute between the airport and Digha. Alternatively, you can also hire a taxi.

How to reach Digha by road

If you are travelling to Digha from nearby towns, hiring a taxi or self-driving is most suitable. Also, there are two bus stands in Digha- SBSTC Bus Depot and Old Digha Bus Stop. Both of them are located at a walking distance. Regular buses connect Digha to neighbouring cities. So, you can choose to travel by bus also.

How to reach Digha by train

There is a railway station in Digha. It is located at a distance of around 450 metres from Digha. It takes only 2 minutes to reach the city. The railway station started its operations properly in 2004 and is well connected through regular trains to all the nearby cities like Kolkata.

Local transport in Digha

Motorcycle rickshaw vans are available for travel within the place. Alternately, you can choose to walk around.

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What is the best way to reach Digha?

The nearest airport from Digha is the Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport of Kolkata which is located at a distance of around 150 km from Digha. The airport is well connected to main cities of India. Bus services are available in Digha. There are two bus stands within the city. Around 450 metres away from Digha is the railway station which is connected to nearby cities through regular trains.
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What are the places near Digha?

The top places near to Digha are Talasari beach which is 6 km from Digha, Shankarpur which is located 7 km from Digha, Bakkhali which is located 76 km from Digha, Haldia which is located 71 km from Digha, Kolkata which is located 136 km from Digha

What are the things to do in Digha?

The top things to do in Digha are Marine Station/Aquarium of Zoological Survey of India, New Digha Beach, Udaipur Beach, Shankarpur Beach, Talsari Beach, Amarabati Park. You can see all the places to visit in Digha here

What is the local food in Digha?

Digha serves some of the best seafood, fish delicacies and local Bengali cuisine. Hence, don't miss out on the Pomfret, Rohu, Bhetki, Fried Fish and Tiger prawns . Vegetarians too have a good deal of options such as Continental cuisine. Other than these, do sip into the fresh coconut water, available at very low prices here.
In case you don't mind spending some time traveling for food, you might want to go to the nearby town, Shankarpur, as the fish prepared there is only more delicious, and the food of finer quality.
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What is the best time to visit Digha?

Digha, a perfect weekend getaway for all those who live in West Bengal is the most enticing during winters. October to February is the best time to hit the beaches at Digha. Apart from beaches, there are aquariums and gardens to cover, for which the most comfortable time is during these months. Winter is also the time for the biggest celebration in the whole of Bengal- Durga Puja. Summers in Digha are hot and uncomfortable with temperatures rising up to 37 degrees celcius. This isn't an ideal time to visit the palce. Whereas in July the monsoon rains might wash away your plans to enjoy both beaches and amusement parks.The level of humidity is higher making it less pleasant to travel.  

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Who should visit Digha?

Beaches make it a perfect destination for honeymooners. Perfect for nature lovers. Great for photography enthusiasts. Nice place for those who love seafood.

What is not so good about Digha?

Beaches can be crowded during peak season. No prominent tourists places except beaches.

What is famous about Digha?

Picturesque sceneries. Calm and serene place especially in off-seasons.

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Bapi Shaw

3 years ago
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Q. Considering that Digha is really crowded and tourist-infested, how can one make the most of a short trip there?

Kaveesh Nair

4 years ago
You could try spending a few hours at Talsari beach. It isn't as crowded and is quite beautiful. Apart from that, a visit to Shankarpur merely 15km away won't be too bad either. It also has a nice be (Read More)ach and couple of temples in the region. However, nevermind the crowd, you should visit the Chandaneswar Shiv temple.
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Q. How much cash or budget would be sufficient for 3days trip? Actually we are students not having that much budget. Plz suggest.

Surbhi Parashar

4 years ago
You can visit Digha on a shoe-string budget. Book hotels in advance and you can enjoy the a 3 days trip in less than 4000.
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Partha Khan

3 years ago
I like Digha as a perfect weekend outing spot and especially so because I love sea beaches. Though i visited Digha and its other nearby beaches like Udaipur, Tajpur, Mandarmani, Shankarpur etc. sever (Read More)al times, but still they attract me a lot whenever I think of a nearby weekend trip. "Link Hidden"

Surbhi Parashar

4 years ago
- Do not forget to carry mosquito repellent. Also, carry enough cash to last the trip since there are very few ATMs and even those are not completely reliable.

Sukanya Ghosh

4 years ago
The hotels usually face the beaches so they aren't far away from you. I've grown up going on weekend road trips to Digha and I swear by it, I highly recommend this small beach town for a trip. Food a (Read More)nd accommodation is standard. Beaches are crowded but you can find quiet spots. Great for new families and small children.
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