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City Centre, Durgapur Overview

City Centre of Durgapur is a bustling area of the city of Durgapur in the East Indian state of West Bengal. After Chandigarh, it is the second planned city in India. The central area of the town is the cosmopolitan arcade with several malls, shopping centres, movie halls/ multiplexes, and eating joints, and draws locals as well tourists to Durgapur. This bustling region of the city is the place to go for any shopping requirement - be it for home decor, apparel, appliances, etc. The city youth frequent City Centre for entertainment and recreational purposes. If you are visiting Durgapur, this place must not be missed.

Durgapur is India's most industrialized city and is known as the Steel City of India. It is now an upcoming metro and has posh residential areas around. For the ones who wish to stay in the heart of the city for a few days, they can opt for a wide variety of luxury and budget hotels. Tourists can also explore other attractions like the Troika Park, Deer Park, Srijony-Art Gallery, and Science & Energy Park which are located in the city of Durgapur but getting a glimpse of the City Centre is a must for one and all. It is here that one can see a blend of modern and traditional India.

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Things To Do in City Centre Durgapur

Shopping 
The ones looking to shop, City centre is the place for them. Here one can find a variety of Local and International brands to choose from. Shopaholics will never be disappointed here.

Food
Foodies will never bet left out at City Centre. Many eateries, restaurants, street food vendors serve local and international dishes. For the ones ready to get a taste of local snacks, just go ahead and indulge in a variety of Bengali snacks and

Entertainment 
Housing some Movie Halls or Multiplexes, City Centre is a hub for movie buffs. If there's nothing remaining to explore in the city, catch an afternoon movie with some popcorn and a cold drink.

Troika Park 
Troika Park is located in City Centre and is a famous amusement park in Durgapur. It is fully equipped with rides and play areas including a toy train, cable rides, slides, water slides, lake with boating facilities etc. amidst lush green gardens.

Bhabani Pathak Tilla 
Bhabani Pathak Tilla is a monument in City Centre. It is basically a network of underground tunnels that extend up to River Damodar. This tunnel was popularized in Durgesh Nandini and Devi Chaudhurani, the novels written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay.

Best Time To Visit City Centre

One may visit City Centre between the months of October and February as the weather in the city is quite pleasant throughout the day. Evenings are the best time to explore City Centre as the region is bustling with activities.

How To Reach City Centre

City Centre is very well connected by road in Durgapur. One may hail public transport from any part of the city to reach here. Buses run by West Bengal Surface Transport Corporation (WBSTC), South Bengal State Transport Corporation (SBSTC) ply from every part of the city. Although the city is very well connected, the buses ply quite infrequently. Tourists can also choose to rent taxis or hire an auto-rickshaw to commute within the city. However, taxis and auto-rickshaws may or may not charge by the meter, so it is advisable to discuss and agree on the amount.    

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