Vishnupur : The Famous Place Of West Bengal


Vishnupur is one of the famous and cultural city of West Bengal. Read the full article to gain something about this famous place Vishnupur.

About Vishnupur

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Vishnupur is one of the famous and cultural city of West Bengal. The city Vishnupur is mainly famous for its Terra-cotta and metalware works. Also it is famous for its famous temples. The temples of this famous city Vishnupur is made of bricks, laterite, Clay and laterite stones. These materials are commonly found in this city. So it is easy to work these types of materials. Many houses of this city is commonly constructed by wood, bamboo and mud roof with thatch. We know Vishnupur for its culture. So one of the best thing of this city is the style of music or commonly known as Vishnupur Gharana. It is the respect for Jadu Bhatt who was the music teacher of Rabindranath Tagore. Another thing is the handicrafts which produce the knowledge of the citizens of this city in the kingdom of the world.

Physical features of Vishnupur


Area of Vishnupur : 20.6 sq.km.
Altitude of Vishnupur : 70 metres.
Temperature :
Summer- Max. 44c , Min. 28
Winter- Max. 29c, Min. 21c
Rainfall in Vishnupur: 14.3 cms (July-August).
Clothing of Vishnupur :
Summer- Tropical
Winter- Light woollens.
Languages spoken in Vishnupur: Bengali, Hindi and English.
Best Season in Vishnupur : September to March.
STD Code of Vishnupur : 03244

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Popular places Nearer to in Vishnupur


Ras Mancha- 3kms
Lalji Temple-3 kms
Mrinmoyee Mandir-3 kms
Shyam Rai Temple-2 kms
Malla King's Fort- 7Kms
Jogesh Chandra Pura Kirti Bhavan Museum- 3.5 kms
Jairambati- 43 kms
Kamarpukur- 48 kms
Mukutmanipur: 82 kms
Dalmadal Cannon-5 kms
Jor Bangla Temple-5 kms
Madan Mohan Temple-5 kms
Malleswar Temple-6 kms
Bahulara- 25 kms
Panchmura- 21 kms
Susunia Hills- 50 kms

Festivals of Vishnupur


There are many festivals are taken place in Vishnupur. Such as:
Jhapan
Indra Puja
Gajan etc.

How to Reach Vishnupur

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Reach Vishnupur by Road
The distance from Calcutta to Vishnupur is just 151 kms, From Durgapur is 81 kms, From Purulia is 145 kms and from Bankura it is just 34 kms away. So it is easy to travel through Bus of Taxi or Car.

Reach Vishnupur by Railway
Railway is one of the easiest traveling media for travel to Vishnupur . Railway lines are connected to Kolkata to Vishnupur . So one can easily travel by Train.

Reach Vishnupur by Air
The nearest airport Vishnupur is Calcutta which is 201 kms away from Vishnupur. So one can come to Kolkata and come to Vishnupur by Bus or Taxi.


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