Places To Visit In Digha

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Here are the top 9 tourist attractions to see in Digha:

1. Marine Station/Aquarium of Zoological Survey of India

Must visit 3.5 /5

2 km
from city center
1 out of 9
places to visit in Digha

MARC - Marine aquarium cum regional centre - is a major tourist attraction for all Digha visitors. It has the largest inbuilt aquarium in India. The aquarium has three kinds of creatures: species of conservative importance, 'local and curious' species and freshwater species.

2. New Digha Beach

Must visit 3.6 /5

2 km
from city center
2 out of 9
places to visit in Digha

This one is a man-made beach, created 2 km away from the old one. It is better planned and more easily accessible from nearby hotels. The new beach is bigger, less crowded and better maintained compared to the Old Digha beach.

3. Udaipur Beach

Must visit 3.5 /5

5 km
from city center
3 out of 9
places to visit in Digha

If you're looking for a more laidback and tranquil beach atmosphere, Udaipur beach is the right place to visit. The beach has lonely, deserted stretches of seashore where you can just walk along, take a dip in the water or just rent a bike to roam around.

4. Shankarpur Beach

Must visit 3.6 /5

5 km
from city center
4 out of 9
places to visit in Digha

15 km from Digha, Shankarpur is a virgin beach with a lovely view of the beach surrounded by local fish boats and rows of tress giving visitors the perfect Kodak moment. Near the beach, there are also a few temples in Shankarpur.

5. Talsari Beach

3.2 /5

7 km
from city center
5 out of 9
places to visit in Digha

Lined with coconut and palm trees all along, Talasari beach is famous among sea food lovers for the delicacies it offers. The place has an amazing view with all the stretches of greens peeking through the mountains and the rivers.

6. Amarabati Park

3.7 /5

2 km
from city center
6 out of 9
places to visit in Digha

With neatly paved walkways, a multitude of seating areas, verdant surroundings, a gorgeous ropeway ride and boating facilities to enjoy its own mini-lake, the Amarabati park provides wholesome family fun for children and adults looking for a relaxed manner of killing some time during their vacation in the beautiful Digha.

7. Temple at Chandaneswar

3.2 /5

7 km
from city center
7 out of 9
places to visit in Digha

Situated at a distance of 6-8 km from Digha, Chandaneswar Shiv temple has mythology and folklore depicting its creation and history. The temple plays host to a huge annual fair on the first day of Oriya calendar and sees an influx of a large number of tourists every year.

8. Old Digha Beach

1 km
from city center
8 out of 9
places to visit in Digha

Old Digha Beach is one of the less popular beaches in Digha and experiences relatively less tourism. Although there are no shacks or eating joints on the beach, there are however, stone seats made for people to sit and relax. There are stone crumbles and boulders formed due to erosion, that dominate the area. However, it is still considered an ideal place to watch the sunsets and sunrises.

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9. Chandpur Beach

8 km
from city center
9 out of 9
places to visit in Digha

Flanked on the coast of the Bay of Bengal, Chandpur Beach is one of the less popular and less crowded beaches near Kolkata. Boasting of a beautiful sea side view and clear emerald water, the beach is considered ideal to relax and unwind. The beach, however, is different than the other beaches in the region. Its banks are slightly eroded and there is recession caused by the sea water.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Digha?

Day 1- Reach Digha by morning. Check into your hotel and after freshening up, you can start your trip by visiting the Temple of Chandaneswar. Spend around two hours including the travel time and then head out for lunch. After this, in the evening you can go to New Digha beach. It can be a great picnic spot if you are with your family. Here you can enjoy the enthralling water sports like para-sailing and water-skiing.
Day 2- Start your day by visiting The Marine Aquarium and Research Centre at around 10:30 AM. Enjoy the varieties of aquatic animals. Take lunch and head out to Shankarpur Beach. In the evening, you can visit Talsari beach where you can enjoy the view as well as delectable sea food. Do not forget to purchase handicrafts and seashell jewellery.
Day 3- If you are here for one more day, Digha has to offer some more beaches to you like Junput and Udaipur beach.

How can I commute within Digha?

Motorcycle rickshaw vans are available for travel within the place. Alternately, you can choose to walk around.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Digha?

The top sightseeing places in Digha are Marine Station/Aquarium of Zoological Survey of India, New Digha Beach, Udaipur Beach, Shankarpur Beach, Talsari Beach, Amarabati Park.
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