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60 tourist places near Kolkata found

Here are the top 60 weekend getaways from Kolkata

1. Digha, West Bengal

4.1

171 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 26 - 33 ° C

Known For : New Digha Beach | Talsari Beach | Marine Station/Aquarium of Zoological Survey of India

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

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2. Sundarbans, West Bengal

4.1

125 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 28 - 31 ° C

Known for hosting the biggest mangrove forests in the world, Sundarbans provides the best mix for ecological balance right from 'Royal Bengal tigers' to roaring rivers and beautiful estuaries.

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3. Santiniketan, West Bengal

4.1

179 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 25 - 34 ° C

Known For : Tagore's ashrama | Amar Kutir | Khoai Mela

Known to few, mainly as Rabindranath Tagore's home and now a university, Santiniketan is a small town located in the Birbhum district of West Bengal.

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4. Mayapur, West Bengal

4.4

124 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 25 - 34 ° C

Known For : ISKCON Chandrodaya Temple | Chand Kazi's Samadhi | Sri Chaitanya Math

Standing at the junction of river Ganga and Jalangi, Mayapur is a laidback city with lovely views and plenty of temples, making it ideal for multitudes of team.

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5. Belur Math

4.4

14 photos

7 kms from Kolkata

Sprawling over forty acres of land on the west bank of the Hooghly River, Belur; the Belur Math in Kolkata is a place of pilgrimage and also the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission. People from all over the world, irrespective of the religion that they believe in, visit this temple to e...

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6. Ganga Sagar Pilgrimage and Fair

4.1

11 photos

108 kms from Kolkata

A stunning island just off the Bengal coast, Ganga Sagar is a place of great beauty and religious importance. Home to some spell binding beaches, it is famous for hosting the Sagar Mela which sees millions of devotees flock to its beaches every year. The island is stunning in its greenery and one ca...

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7. Mandarmani Beach

4.1

10 photos

125 kms from Kolkata

Perhaps the longest motorable beach in India, a crazy high speed ride on the beach at Mandarmani can give you the ultimate thrill along with some time to chill at the beach. Mandarmani is a small and upcoming beach resort with great potential to be a top notch destination. The beach town with great ...

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8. Tajpur

3.5

6 photos

104 kms from Kolkata

One of the most secluded beaches of the country and one of the newest entrant in the tourism scene of West Bengal, Tajpur is slowly carving out a niche for itself as the stopover destination between the two major centers Digha and Shankarpur. The red crabs that are found here in plenty and the gentl...

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9. Cuttack, Orissa

3.4

451 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 24 - 34 ° C

Known For : Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary | Stone Revetment | Dhabaleshwar

Referred to as the cultural capital of Orissa, Cuttack is a commercial city with plenty of impressive tourist attractions.

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10. Deoghar, Jharkhand

3.5

350 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 24 - 33 ° C

Known For : Baidyanath Dham | Nandan Pahar | Tapovan Caves and Hills

Deoghar, a popular religious destination is blessed with one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples known as temple Baidyanath.

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11. Ranchi, Jharkhand

3.7

426 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 20 - 30 ° C

Known For : Panch Gagh Falls | Ranchi Lake | Sun temple

Ranchi is blessed with majestic waterfalls, tall trees and lush greenery on expansive lands.

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12. Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

3.6

289 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 24 - 34 ° C

Known For : Jubilee Park | Dimna Lake | Tata Steel Zoological Park

The largest city in Jharkhand, Jamshedpur is an appealing destination with its aesthetically planned infrastructure and landscape.

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13. Simlipal national park

4.1

6 photos

201 kms from Kolkata

A beautiful and scenic town in Orissa in the area of Marurbhan is Simlipal which once used to be a hunting ground for the rulers of Marurbhanj. The area today has the largest wildlife sanctuaries of India and is also considered as one of the main tiger project in India. The area of Simlipal is enric...

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14. Tarapith, West Bengal

3.1

226 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 25 - 34 ° C

Known For : Bamakhepa Temple | Mahasmashana | Tarapith Temple

Tarapith is a famous Hindu pilgrimage in the state of West Bengal and a Shakti Peetha, believed to be the place where eyes of Sati fell.

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15. Purulia, West Bengal

4.3

280 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 23 - 33 ° C

Known For : Ajodhya | Baranti Reservoir or Murardi Lake

The western most district in the state of West Bengal, Purulia is a beautiful destination blessed with mesmerizing natural beauty with lakes, hills and greenery all around.

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16. Elephant Falls

4.3

8 photos

482 kms from Kolkata

Named after an Elephant like stone at its foot, the Elephant Falls are amongst the most popular falls in the North-East, situated next to Shillong. It is a tourists' paradise with three layers of the falls accessible to the layman from different vantage points. The Britishers named this fall so...

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17. Nohkalikai Waterfalls

4.3

8 photos

452 kms from Kolkata

The fourth highest waterfalls in the world, Nohkalikai falls plunge some 335 meters from a verdant cliff to the ground giving the portrayal of immense and natural magnificence. The pride of the state of Meghalaya, the falls are one of the most beautiful and grand waterfalls in the country. Tucked in...

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18. Mawsmai Cave

4.3

6 photos

453 kms from Kolkata

Meghalaya is home to some amazing and mysterious cave systems and Mawsmai Cave is by far the most popular of the lot. Located just 6 km away from the heart of Cherrapunjee Mawsmai cave is a breathtaking maze of caves in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya. The well lit caves are a view to behold when ...

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19. Mawlynnong

4.3

464 kms from Kolkata

Mawlynnong is a small village in the East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya, the abode of changing clouds. Mawlynnong is famous for its matrilineal society as well as having been declared Asia's cleanest village which comes under the Pynursla community development block and legislative assembly cons...

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20. Umiam Lake

4.3

9 photos

496 kms from Kolkata

Umiam Lake, a mesmerizing man-made reservoir, is located at a distance of 15 kilometers north of Shillong which is the capital of the north-eastern Indian state of Meghalaya. The lake was formed after a dam was constructed to generate hydroelectric power. The serene lake or the reservoir is surround...

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21. Reiek

4.2

451 kms from Kolkata

At 1600 meters, Reiek Tlang is one of the highest hills of Mizoram. A place to find peace and serenity, Reiek Tlang calls out to the lovers of nature, adventure and romance. Located some 35 km away from the city of Aizawl, Reiek Tlang provides its visitors an opportunity for trekking with the backdr...

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22. Talasari Beach, Odisha

4.2

170 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 26 - 33 ° C

Known For : Talasari beach

Located in Baleswar district of Odisha and at a distance of 10 Km from Digha, the Talasari beach is pristine, serene and has been bestowed with spectacular panorama.

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23. Vantawang Falls

4.2

457 kms from Kolkata

The highest waterfall in the state and the 13th highest in the country, the Vantawng Waterfalls is one of he most mesmerizing waterfalls of the North East. Vantawng falls are the pride of Mizoram and one of its prime attractions. The waterfall which is located 137 km away from the capital city of Ai...

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24. Chilika Lake

4.2

8 photos

446 kms from Kolkata

The Chilika Lake, which is a paradise on Earth for bird watchers and nature lovers, is the largest internal salt water pond that can be found in Asia. The pear-shaped lake is dotted with a few small islands and has fisheries and salt pans around its shore. This island is nestled in the heart of coas...

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25. Bakkhali, West Bengal

4.0

147 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 28 - 32 ° C

Known For : Bakkhali Beach | Henry's Island | Jambu Dwip

If you wish to have the perfect beach getaway that doesn't include ear ripping music or just alcohol laden evenings, Bakkhali is the place to be.

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26. Hirakud Dam

4.2

17 photos

477 kms from Kolkata

Constructed across the Mahanadi River in Orissa is the Hirakud Dam, which is hailed as one of the longest man-made dams in the world. This marvellous construction was built in the year 1956, and owing to its location has an ideal atmosphere for wildlife to flourish. The Hirakud Reservoir is also sit...

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27. Gorumara National Park

4.1

465 kms from Kolkata

Situated on the banks of rivers Murti and Raidak in the Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, the Gorumara National Park is a site that you cannot miss to afford on your next trip to Dooars. Spread over an area of 80 square kilometres, this medium sized forest is situated in the foothills of the Great...

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28. Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary

4.1

485 kms from Kolkata

Located at a distance of about 20 km from the Gorumara National Park, this Wildlife Sanctuary is another spectacle of nature's magnificence. With Kanchanjungha and other Himalayan peaks painted across its backdrop, tourists can see a wide diversity of animals like elephants, gaur, leopards in their ...

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29. Betla National Park

4.0

7 photos

469 kms from Kolkata

Betla National Park is a beautiful national park which is spread over the hilly terrain of the attractive Palamau district, west of Ranchi. Wild elephants wander without restraints in the forests of this park. Though there are relatively fewer tigers here, a visit to this ancient area of Jharkhand w...

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30. Dawki

4.0

7 photos

472 kms from Kolkata

A small border town in the Jaintia Hills, Dawki and its famed river Umngot is a must visit if in Meghalaya. Sandwiched between India and Bangladesh, Dawki is a major center of trade between India and Bangladesh. The small city, besides being a trade hub is also famous for its tourism scene, with man...

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31. Balpakram National Park

3.5

389 kms from Kolkata

Located near the Garo Hills in Meghalaya in India about 3,000 feet above the sea level, the Balpakram National Park is a famous national park which is well known for its pristine beauty. The word Balpakram means the 'land of perpetual winds', and the national park is blessed with charming grace and ...

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32. Surulia

3.5

218 kms from Kolkata

A popular picnic spot for travellers, Surulia has been developed by the forest department and is popular amongst eco tourists.

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33. Shankarpur, West Bengal

3.8

161 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 26 - 33 ° C

Known For : Mandarmani Beach | Shankarpur Beach | Digha Beach

Known for its scenic beauty, the one thing that gives Shankarpur an edge over other beaches of India is it's pristine surroundings.

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34. Bishnupur, West Bengal

3.5

150 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 25 - 34 ° C

Known For : Rasmancha | Jorebangla Temple | Susunia Hill

A small town in West Bengal famous for its terracota temples, Bishnupur is famous among tourists, especially for its rich culture including architecture, music and handicraft.

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35. Haldia, West Bengal

2.9

91 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 25 - 33 ° C

Known For : Mahishadal Rajbari and Goplajew Temple | Marine Drive | Sataku

Often considered as a mere river port assisting Kolkata, Haldia has more to offer to India than just foreign trade.

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36. Navadvipa, West Bengal

2.6

115 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 25 - 34 ° C

Known For : Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math | ISKCON Temple | Radha Rani Temple

With almost 200 temples concentrated in this small rural setting, on the banks of Ganges, Navadwipa is God's own land, in every sense of the term.

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37. Chandannagar, West Bengal

3.9

39 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 25 - 34 ° C

Known For : Chandan Nagar Museum | The Patal Bari | The Chandan Nagar Strand

Wrapped in the interiors of West Bengal, in the Hooghly District, is the small yet significant town of Chandan Nagar. This small town could have been in place of present day Kolkata, had history gone as planned.

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38. Bardhaman, West Bengal

3.0

113 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 24 - 34 ° C

Known For : Rajbati | Golap Bagh | 108 Shiv Mandir

With a convergence of religion, nature, man-made marvels and the proverbial old world charm, Bardhaman is the ideal fit for a weekend getaway.

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39. Bankura, West Bengal

2.9

190 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 24 - 34 ° C

Known For : Susunia Hill | Jhilimili | Bishnupur

With much historical significance, Bankura is a town famous for its hills and temples and a treat for adventure sports enthusiasts such as trekkers and hikers.

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40. Raichak, West Bengal

3.3

59 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 25 - 33 ° C

Known For : The F fort | Diamond Harbour | Chingrihkali Fort

Located only 50 kms away from Kolkata and yet a world apart, Raichak, is a riverside town and is nothing short of a breathe of fresh air in its ultra urban and commercialized surrounding.

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41. Dhauli, Odisha

3.5

484 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 24 - 34 ° C

Known For : Dhauli Shanti Stupa | Ashoka Rock Edicts | Dhabaleswar and Bahirangeswar temple

Dhauli is a small town 8 Km away south of Bhubaneswar, located on the bank of river Daya and holds great significance for the followers of lord Buddha.

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42. Hmuifang Tiang

3.7

6 photos

460 kms from Kolkata

One of the most beautiful destinations in Mizoram, Hmuifang Tlang is an amazing hill station with a lot to offer to the discerning traveler. Located a distance of 50 km from the capital city of Aizawl, Hmuifang Tlang is hill town at the heart of the state of Mizoram. The hill station is known for it...

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43. Dampa Tiger Reserve

3.7

430 kms from Kolkata

Dampa Tiger Reserve, a splendid Wildlife Sanctuary, is located amidst the deep, dense tropical forests of Mizoram in India. The forests are located about 125 kilometres from Aizawl and are rich with a variety of flora and fauna that draw tourists and nature lovers to the North-eastern state of India...

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44. Tamdil (Tam Lake)

3.7

487 kms from Kolkata

The largest lake in the state of Mizoram, Tamdil Lake is a man-made lake made exclusively to serve as a natural attraction for the state's tourism scene. Tamdil Lake which literally translates into 'Lake of Mustard ' in Mizo, is a wonderful lake with great landscape, clear, blue water and serene env...

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45. Double Decker Living Root Bridge

3.7

466 kms from Kolkata

A 'root bridge', it is located in Tryna village. Made of the Indian Rubber Tree this is one of the biggest attractions of Cherrapunji.

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46. Buxa Tiger Reserve

3.6

18 photos

468 kms from Kolkata

The Buxa Tiger Reserve was set up at the northeastern corner of West Bengal, bordering Bhutan and Assam, on 16th February 1983 and was the 15th tiger reserve of the country. The forest constituting of the Buxa Tiger Reserve is the largest in the Dooars. Spanning over a whopping 759 sq. kms, thi...

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47. Pawapuri

3.6

6 photos

405 kms from Kolkata

Pawapuri is a holy site for the Jains. It is situated in the Nalanda district of Bihar state in Eastern India. A long time ago, Pawapuri was the twin capital of Mall Mahajanpad. Mahajanpad later became a part of the kingdom of Magadha and Ajatshatru was a devotee of Lord Mahavira. During the rule of...

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48. Hajipur

3.6

8 photos

470 kms from Kolkata

Hajipur is one of those cities of India which connects the past and the present in a smooth transition over the years. Though scarce and scattered, Hajipur keeps coming back in the pages of Indian history - be it the time of Lord Buddha or the rule of Islam or the British era, in some way or other, ...

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49. Falkawn Village

3.5

461 kms from Kolkata

A model village depicting the lifestyle of the Mizo people, Falkawn village is a unique cultural extravaganza for first time visitors to Mizoram. Falkawn village depicts the livelihoods and cultures of the Mizo people, who form the biggest tribe of the state. Located 22 km away from the capital city...

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50. Phawngpui Peak

3.5

490 kms from Kolkata

The highest point in the state, Phawngpui Peak is a revered mountain among the tribes of the state. The beautiful blue mountain located some 300 km south of Aizawl is a wonderful place to be and to bring out the adventure enthusiast in you. The peak is located within the Phawngpui National Park and ...

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51. Garo Hills

3.5

471 kms from Kolkata

The Garo Hills form the west part of the state and are known for the famous Garo tribes whose belief in nature and folklore are as enchanting as the verdant hills they live in. The Hills are famous for being home to some great waterfalls too.

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52. Buxa Duar Trek

3.5

471 kms from Kolkata

The Buxa Duar Trek, cradled in the Jalpaiguri District of West Bengal, offers an opportunity to peek into the mysteries of the wild jungles of the Buxa Tiger Reserve. It is a densely forested reserve boasting of being the only tiger reserve in the entire Kanchenjunga circuit.

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53. Midnapore, West Bengal

2.5

130 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 25 - 34 ° C

Known For : Tamluk | Chandrakona | Jhargram Palace

In the interiors of West Bengal is yet another treasure- Midnapore town or Medinipur, as it is locally known. Midnapore combines the beauty of India's multi religion culture with the exuberance of ancient history.

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54. Kyllang Rock

3.5

469 kms from Kolkata

Some 78 km away from Shillong, a unique giant rock made out of red granite, Kyllang Rock is a giant dome placed in the West Khasi Hills of Meghalaya. The Rock which is 5400 ft above sea level and has a width of around 1000 ft is a mammoth block of granite which is part of the Khasi folklore and seem...

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55. Nohsngithiang Falls

3.5

454 kms from Kolkata

Plunging from a height of 315 meters, Nohsngithiang Falls are another wonder that Cherrapunjee has to offer to its visitors. Also known as the Seven-sisters falls, Nohsngithiang is an absolutely amazing sight to behold and not to be missed if you find yourself in the area. Like Nohkalikai Falls, Noh...

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56. Durgapur, West Bengal

2.3

186 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 25 - 34 ° C

Known For : Bhabani Pathak's Tilla | Deul Park | Kumaramangalam Park

Often touted as the Steel Capital of East India, Durgapur is the embodiment of the quintessential Bengali town.

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57. Ganga Sagar (Sagardwip), West Bengal

3.5

128 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 27 - 33 ° C

Known For : The Sagar Beach | Ganga Sagar Pilgrimage and Fair | The Sagar Lighthouse

Sagardwip is a small island, a part of the Sunderbans group of islands. Sagardwip is at the confluence of the holy river Ganga (Ganges) and the Bay of Bengal, making it one of the most popular religious havens of the country.

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58. Bhubaneswar, Orissa

3.9

476 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 24 - 34 ° C

Known For : Lingaraj Temple | Hirakud Dam | ISKCON Temple

Bhubaneswar, the temple city of India, once known for its architecture and grand temples, is presently a thriving centre for commerce and business.

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59. Baripada, Odisha

3.2

233 kms from Kolkata

Current Weather: 24 - 34 ° C

Known For : Simlipal national park | Palace of Mayur Bhanj | Jwala mukhi temple

At a distance of 248km from Kolkata and 256km from Bhubaneshwar, Baripada is a city known for it's Rath Yatra, considered to be the biggest and oldest after Puri and thus Baripada is also known as Dwitiya Srikhetra (Second Puri).

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