Bengal's dedication for Tourist


Someone has said famous places are the faces of the country. India has strengthen its base in the world touirism and travel sector. West bengal helping India to be more strong in the field budding as a darkhorse. From amazing Howrah bridge to Kalighat, the place where the memories of Ramakrishna paramahamsa teacher of Swami Vivekananda is filled up with. From Vectoria memorial to Allipur zoo, it has shown its trajedious culture, strong fraternity and sharp discipline.To know more get below....

Attractions of Kolkata

Howrah-Kolkata

Kolkata is India's second largest city and the capital of West Bengal. Kolkata plays a vital role in the national economy as the gateway to eastern India. The vibrant city Kolkata had its capitality of India till 1911 with the name Calcutta. The beauty scenario of Kolkata lies in strange paradoxes and buildings. Bengali is the mail language of Kolkata. Kolkata blinks with its awesome creation like Victoria Memorial, Taj in memory of Queen Victoria, Raj Bhavan (House of Governor), Town Hall, National Library , Ochterlony Monument, Indian Museum and rest. Kolkata is famous for its beautiful cotton sarees called the Tant and leather purses and ofcourse for sweet. The river Hoogly is the key of Kolkata's fortune. It provide the most favourite Fish to the Kolkata's folk. Kolkata was the first headquarters of the East India Company, and some of its best-known monuments were built by this British trading house. The twin city of Kolkata Howrah which is only separated by the river Hoogly is the main constituent of Kolkata. A Botanical Garden at Shibpur is one of the countless beauty of Kolkata. The 1758's creation Maidan is the main attraction of it. It is a hugeyard free space. Birla Planetarium for Buddhist stupa of Sanchi is gives more pleasant to visitors. Famous Eden Gardens cricket stadium always gather poeple with cricket match. The Birla Building housing the offices of the various Birla companies is one of the tallest buildings in the city. The Santragachhi Jheel is also worth the visit and one can see many species of birds that migrate here during the winter season. There is an old banyan tree that situated in the Shibpur neighborhood of Howrah and this is said to have the greatest canopy in the world. Must observe these for acheiving great memory.


Attractions of Digha

Digha sea beach


Digha is the most renowned beach on the eastern coast of India gifted by Southern West Bengal. Originally it is known as Beerkul. This is close to the Subarnarekha River on the border with Orissa. It is only 187 km away from from Kolkata and well connected with Kolkata. Digha fascinitates its beauty after the persuation of an English tourist John Frank Smith to West Bengal's chief minister Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy. Digha beach is however facing the problem of sea erosion. Both sunrise and sunset at Digha sea beach covers the whole beauty at a glance. One can experience both the beauty of dawn and twilight at Digha sea beach. The nearest airport NSC Bose International Airport (Kolkata) is about 210 kms away from Digha. Chandaneshwar is the site of an old Shiva temple is only 8 kms away from Digha. The sea at Digha is calm and shallow for about a mile from the beach making it quite safe for swimming. In Digha sea starts about a mile away from the start of the beach. There are daily trains from Shalimar railway station and fourwheelers take 4-5 hours. Shankarpur is an identical beach of Digha, around 10 km. from it. It is also a habitual fishing harbour. Digha has a low gradient with a shallow sand beach with gentle waves extends 7 kms in length.


Attractions of Shantiniketan

Shantiniketan

Shantiniketan is 211 km from Kolkata. Famous personality of Bengal Rabindranath Tagore founded an International University named Vishva-Bharati here. More from ago in 1863 AD his father Maharshi Debendranath has founded an ashram here. The murals and quality paintings of Rabindranath, Nandlal Bose, Ramkinkar, Bindobehari Mukhopadhyaya is the main features of Shantiniketan. Ofcourse the pure Bengali tradition and the culture shows its reflection here. Shantiniketan Museum and Hill Stations are aleays attracted by the visitors. A natural bird sanctuary with herds of deers named deer park is only 3 km. away from Shantiniketan. moreover an up to date spa within Shanti Shristi adds passion to the wellness of mind and soul truly formulating it to be a desired abode of peace. A Prayer hall made of glass has started showing its beauty since 1863. Rabindranath Tagore's personal poets, paintings & various editions of work are always exhibited in Rabindra Bhavan which is named as Bichitra is also a museum. Rabindra Janmotsab, Briksharopan, Varshamangal, Maghotsav and Vasanta Utsav are the main constituents of Shantiniketan Festivals. There are regular bus services from Kolkata.


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