Here are the top 7 tourist attractions to see in Ganga Sagar (Sagardwip):

1. The Sagar Beach

Must visit 3.4 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 7
places to visit in Ganga Sagar (Sagardwip)

The Sagar Beach is located at the tip of the Sagardwip, or Gangasagar, as some people call it. The beach is flooded with thousands of tourists every year as they make their way to Sagardwip for a holy dip in the Ganges. The beach otherwise is a calm, soothing place to enjoy a sunset.

2. Ganga Sagar Mela

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1 km
from city center
2 out of 7
places to visit in Ganga Sagar (Sagardwip)

The Ganga Sagar Fair is held every year at Ganga Sagar on the occasion of Makarsankranti in mid January. The fair is one of the largest. Throngs of tourists and devotees come down here for a holy dip in the Ganges, which is believed to absolve them of their sins.

3. Kamil Muni Temple

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 7
places to visit in Ganga Sagar (Sagardwip)

The temple dedicated to Saint Kapil Muni is the principal attraction of Sagardwip. After a holy dip in the water, pilgrims go to the temple to offer prayers to the Saint.

4. The Sagar Lighthouse

3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 7
places to visit in Ganga Sagar (Sagardwip)

The Sagar Dwip has a light house, in the vicinity of the beach itself. The lighthouse gives you a beautiful view of the surrounding place and is open for tourists to access.

5. Bharat Seva Ashram

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 7
places to visit in Ganga Sagar (Sagardwip)

The Bharat Seva Ashram is a small ashram run by a trust in Ganga Sagar. The ashram has a small temple and it offers accommodations to its guests. The Ashram is one of the most trusted places for a room in Ganga Sagar.

6. Onkarnath Temple

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
6 out of 7
places to visit in Ganga Sagar (Sagardwip)

The Onkarnath Temple is another very sacred temple at Gangasagar. The temple is dedicated to Lord Onkar and his teachings.

7. Ganga Sagar Mela

7 out of 7
places to visit in Ganga Sagar (Sagardwip)

The second most popular mela after Kumbh Mela is the Ganga Sagar Mela. It is India's biggest fair held in Sagardwip, West Bengal and witnesses a large number of people pouring in. Celebrated with great vigour and enthusiasm, the festival has a cultural and spiritual significance where pilgrims dip themselves in the holy waters of Ganga to purify their souls. Held during the winters, the Mela is an annual gathering of pilgrims which see a number of rituals, lit lamps and chanting in and around Sagardwip.