Tarapith, Famous Tourist place of West Bengal

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 Tarapith in Birbhum, famous tourist place in West Bengal.

Tarapith is a famous tourist destination with a lot of religious significance present at Birbhum in West Bengal. It is located near the dwarka river. A number of people visit this place during all months of the year. The temple is dedicated to the Goddess Tara. On weekends there is too much rush here and a number of people come to visit this place in Weekends.

Tourist Attractions at Tarapith

The Hindu pilgrimage destination has a number of significance attached to it like married women have a belief that visit at this temple will ensure happy and prosper married life for them. It also holds the prestige of being one of the Sakthi Pithas of India. Various tales are also associated with this place also. For instance it is believed that a great saint called Bamakhayapa sat here for meditation and then after being pleased by his strong will power Tara appeared before him at this place only. The place also has a number of shrines dedicated to a number of gods and goddesses. It is believed that eyeball of Sati is fallen here and thus this place is considered to be divine place.

How to reach Tarapith

There are many ways you can reach Tarapith. Here are these ways:
Reaching Tarapith By Air : The nearest airport to the place is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Intl Airport, Kolkata. It is located at a distance of about 230 kms from the airport and from the airport you can reach the place easily by hiring a private taxi.
Reaching Tarapith By Train : The nearest railway station is Rampurhat station located at a distance of about 6 km. From the railway station you can reach Tarapith by private taxi.
Reaching Tarapith By Bus : You can also reach Tarapith by bus easily also. It is well connected by good roads.


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