North Dinajpur, as a tourist destination
North Dinajpur is a prominent tourist destination for the people of Bengal. North Dinajpur is a district in West Bengal and is known for its fertile soil. The district covering an area of 3142 sq.km.The place shares its boundary with Islamapur in the South . The name of the district is after Dinaja, which is a local deity in this region and is popular among the pilgrims. The place is mostly visited by people to know more about the history of India and from this place one can gather information about the India's freedom struggle. There are many historical monuments from which we can collect information about many freedom fighters here. Many freedom fighters lost their life here during wars and there are many monuments here dedicated to these people.
Places to see at North Dinajpur
North Dinajpur , as a place of scenic beauty. Dinajpur is highly famous in West Bengal as well as some other places near by states due to the presence of so many temples in Dinajpur. Many tourists visit the places for its many lakes. Some tourists also opt for sightseeing trips in the forest. The most famous temple is Kali in Dinajpur is located at the Baira is very famous. The diversified flora of deciduous variety here forms the dense, impenetrable forest, which is undoubtedly a place of immense interest for people loving forest.
The important temples to visit in Dinajpur are The Goddess Bhairabi Temple, the Dargah of Shah Ata and the Burhana Fakir Mosque.
Other Places are:-
Sarongbari is a small forest and a very attractive picnic spot.This is a place of visit in summer season. Many tourists of other countries are visit in summer season.
The Bolla is 22 km from Balurghat town. This is place of god like god will give all the natural things. housands of devotees throng the place to offer prayers and puja from different parts of the district. Simple Bolla is known as place of god.
The Patiram Thakur Estate is an old Estate of Dinajpur.This place you will find many historical things are present their.This place is also famous for picnic spot.This place also memory of Tagore family.
It is situated on the Patiram-Trimohini road about 18 Kms away from Balurghat town. This is famous place of Dinajpur.This place is famous for Tebhaga movement.
How to reach Dinajpur
Dinajpur town is at a distance from:
Dinajpur by air - To reach Dinajpur by air, the nearest airport is at Kolkata which is about 359 km away from the town. From this town you can opt for a bus, taxi or a train.
Dinajpur by train - There is a major railway station at Dinajpur. This is an important railway stations with many active trains and is well connected to all other towns of Bengal as well as other states too. Travelling by train is the cheapest and most convenient one.
You can also reach Dinajpur by Bus or taxis. There is a good bus service available for Dinajpur.
Weather at Dinajpur
The basic season here are the summers, winters and the monsoons.
The summers at Dinajpur experiences a temperature from 32 degree Celsius to 40 degree Celsius. The summers are extending from March to June at Dinajpur.
The Monsoons at Dinajpur is from the month of July to September and most of the rainfall in Dinajpur is experienced during these months.
The best time to visit Dinajpur is the winters, which is from December to February and the temperature falls to 10 degree Celsius to20 degree Celsius during these times.
Where to stay at Dinajpur
Best hotels in dinajpur are:
Ananda Hotel:- This is one of the most important hotels at Dinajpur. It is just five minutes walking distance from the railway station of Dinajpur and there are many times of rooms available. Luxurious air conditioned rooms are also there n this hotel.
Raiganj, North Dinajpur