Most Popular Tourist Spot of West Bengal- Digha ,Ambika Kalna and Mirik

Bengal is a place where a number of tourist spots and religious places are present. These places are centre of attraction for the people of Bengal as well as people from all over India come to these places to get mental peace and for fun. In this article I will discuss everything in detail about the some of the most popular tourist spots in West Bengal including Digha, Ambika Kalna and Mirik.

Digha, West Bengal

A number of places are there for the tourist sto visit at West Bengal. These places include
1)Amaravati Park
2)Marine Aquarium
3)Digha Science Centre
4)Orissa's Chandaneswar Temple and Talsari
The place is so beautiful that you feel just like staying here forever. The seashore present here gives you memories for whole life.

How to go to Digha from Kolkata

By Train : Tamralipta Express, Kandari Express trains go from Howrah for Digha every day.
By Bus : Bus services are available from Kolkata's Sahid Minar every half an hour. It will take four hours to reach Digha.

Hotels and tourist lodges at Digha, West Bengal

A number of hotels and lodges are also present here including:
1)Digha Tourist Lodge
2)Hotel Sea Green
3)Hotel Blue View
4)Hotel Sonar Bangla
5)Hotel Sea Bird
6)Hotel Sea Coast
7)Hotel Dolphin
8)Rose Valley Resort

Ambika Kalna, Bardhman, West Bengal

Ambika Kalna is also a favourite tourist destination mainly because of the Kali temple Maa Ambika. Ambika Kalna is located in the Bardhaman district of West Bengal. A number of monuments of historical importance are present at this place. These monuments are about 500 years old and are main source of attraction for the tourists. Some of the religious place in Ambika Kalna are:
1)Siddheshwari Temple: It is dedicated to Goddess Kali and is very old temple.
2)Nava Kailash: This place is unique, it has 108 Shiv Mandirs located at this place, divided in two rows. The temples are built very nicely and a glimpse of our historical heritage.
3)Pratapeshwar Temple : This temple is also very old it being built in the year 1849. On the walls of temple images of Durga and Ravana are present. Moreover the images of Sree Chaitanya are also displayed on its walls.
4)Others: Some other religious places are Lalaji Temple, Ananta Basudeva Temple, Gopalbari Mandir, Noi Gambuj Masjid and Krishna Chandra Mandir.

How to reach Ambika Kalna

One can reach Ambika Kalna by local trains that are easily and frequently available from Howrah Station. For instance Howrah –Katwa Local is a local that runs daily.

Mirik, Hill Resort of West Bengal

Mirik is really one of the most marvelous hill resorts of West Bengal . It is full of a lot of attrations everywhere including the tea estates, flower gardens, orange orchards and cardamom plantations. It is located at a distance of 52km from Siliguri. It has heart throbbing scenery and nature has really blessed this place with a lot of peace and beauty. You can visit Mirik at any time of the year as the temperature is always favorable here. Visiting the place in summers is an advantage as you will also escape from hot climate of these places. You can reach the place easily by train and the nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri. Bagdogra Airport is also only 60 Km from this place thus you can reach the place by plane too.

Places to visit in Mirik

There are a number of places to visit in mirik including:
1)Sumendu Lake: This lake is really beautiful and appealing to the eyes. It is surrounded by a beautiful garden. Boating facility is available here and has its own charm.
2)Singha Devi Temple: This temple is present quite near to Sumendu Lake. To enter the temple you will have to go through a bridge.
3)Deosi Dara: This place is quite significant as one can see a lot of beautiful places from this place. It includes plains, hills, lakes, orchids, different plantations present in Mirik.

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