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  • 01Santiniketan, West Bengal

    Santiniketan - Bengal's Heritage 

    Popularly known for its literary background, Santiniketan is located around 180 kilometres north of Kolkata in the Birbhum district of West Bengal. Rabindranath Tagore, the......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 16.8 km - 25 mins
    Best Time to Visit Santiniketan
    • Aug-Mar
  • 02Sagar Island, West Bengal

    Sagar Island – An Island Paradise

    What do you get when you take an island paradise and make it a place of religious importance? Lots and lots of tourist and a bustling holiday and pilgrimage place; that’s......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 110 km - 2 Hrs 39 mins
    Best Time to Visit Sagar Island
    • Nov-Mar
  • 03Mukutmanipur, West Bengal

    Mukutmanipur – A Serene Town

    Mukutmanipur is a town located near the West Bengal–Bihar border and is famous for the Mukutmanipur Dam which is the largest earth water reservoir in India having been......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 202 km - 3 Hrs 38 mins
    Best Time to Visit Mukutmanipur
    • Oct-Mar
  • 04Durgapur, West Bengal

    Durgapur - The Steel City Of West Bengal

    Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, the second Chief Minister of West Bengal envisaged a steel city, a giant industrial town to compete with the neighbouring states which lead to the......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 163 km - 2 Hrs 20 mins
    Best Time to Visit Durgapur
    • Oct-Mar
  • 05Sundarbans, West Bengal

    Sundarbans - A UNESCO World Heritage Site

    The Sundarbans is a huge Mangrove reserve that is split between India and Bangladesh. Although a large part of the national park lies in Bangladesh, the one third that lies in......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 13.3 km - 20 mins
    Best Time to Visit Sundarbans
    • Sept-Mar
  • 06Bankura, West Bengal

    Bankura - The Land Of Hills And Temples

    Over recent years with the penetration of tourism into West Bengal getting deeper into the state, Bankura Township, which is now actually a mini city, has seen a significant......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 166 km - 2 Hrs 55 mins
    Best Time to Visit Bankura
    • Oct-Apr
  • 07Nabadwip, West Bengal

    Nabadwip – The Nine Islands

    Nabadwip in Bengali means nine islands and is an eastern town in the state of West Bengal and is close to Bangladesh. The names of the islands are as follows; Antardwip,......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 120 km - 2 Hrs 6 mins
    Best Time to Visit Nabadwip
    • Oct-Mar
  • 08Jhargram, West Bengal

    Jhargram - For A Tranquil And Serene Getaway

    Tranquillity is the best way to describe Jhargram, a southern city in West Bengal. Situated in the midst of lush forests and red soil, a trip to Jhargram doesn’t burn too......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 158 km - 2 Hrs 18 mins
    Best Time to Visit Jhargram
    • Nov-Apr
  • 09Barasat, West Bengal

    Barasat – A Cultural Hub

    Barasat is proximate to an international airport, close to the national capital Kolkata; it is a hub for Bengali culture, bustling during Durga and Kali Puja, an ideal place for......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 36.3 km - 46 mins
    Best Time to Visit Barasat
    • Oct-Mar
  • 10Tarapith, West Bengal

    Tarapith – The Tantric Temple Town

    Tarapith in the Birbhum district of West Bengal is a temple town famed for its tantric temple, devoted to the goddess Tara who is a manifestation of Shakti – the divine......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 214 km - 3 Hrs 41 mins
    Best Time to Visit Tarapith
    • Oct-Mar
  • 11Midnapore, West Bengal

    Midnapore – The Pilgrim’s Spot

    Originally part of the Kalinga Empire, Midnapore is a place famous for having produced some formidable freedom fighters during the British Raj in India. Today, this town located......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 118 km - 1 Hr 50 mins
    Best Time to Visit Midnapore
    • Oct-Mar
  • 12Tajpur, West Bengal

    Tajpur – The Seaside

    Ever wished you would find one of those serene places with not a soul in sight and a personal sea beach at your disposal? Tajpur is one of those secluded, nature destinations......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 90.6 km - 1 Hr 32 mins
    Best Time to Visit Tajpur
    • Oct-Jan
  • 13Hooghly, West Bengal

    Hooghly – A Cultural Hub

    Hooghly, also known as Hugli or Hooghly-Chuchura, is one of the few places in India that features remnant culture-based influences of several civilizations like Portuguese,......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 48.9 km - 1 Hr 7 mins
    Best Time to Visit Hooghly
    • Oct-Mar
  • 14Murshidabad, West Bengal

    Murshidabad – The Seat Of Nawabs

    Murshidabad, originally called Makhsudabad, is a city in the large Murshidabad district in the state of West Bengal in India. It is one of the most densely populated regions in......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 231 km - 4 Hrs 4 mins
    Best Time to Visit Murshidabad
    • Nov-Jan
  • 15Kalna, West Bengal

    Kalna - The Land Of Temples And Historical Monuments

    Kalna, also known as Ambika Kalna, is a town in West Bengal dedicated to Goddess Kali, also known as Maa Ambika or Mother Ambika. It is a place of religious importance to Hindus......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 89.4 km - 1 Hr 43 mins
    Best Time to Visit Kalna
    • Oct-Feb
  • 16Haldia, West Bengal

    Haldia – The Saviour Port

    For ages, Haldia has been used as a viable seaport for Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal. Kolkata’s waters being too shallow for large ships, owing to silting,......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 109 km - 1 Hr 51 mins
    Best Time to Visit Haldia
    • Oct-May
  • 17Kamarpukur, West Bengal

    Kamarpukur – A Handicraft Haven

    Located in the centre of the state, the village of Kamarpukur is popularly associated as the birthplace of Ramakrishna after whom several educational bodies are named today. He......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 89.3 km - 1 Hr 39 mins
    Best Time to Visit Kamarpukur
    • Oct-Mar
  • 18Kharagpur, West Bengal

    Kharagpur – The Railway Town

    Known for its long railway platform, the third longest in the country, Kharagpur for ages has been a premier education centre in India and houses the famous Indian Institute of......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 117 km - 1 Hr 47 mins
    Best Time to Visit Kharagpur
    • Sept-Feb
  • 19Bakkhali, West Bengal

    Bakkhali – The Beautiful Seaside

    Bakkhali is situated in the South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal. It is an ideal getaway from city life, a place to wedge out and enjoy the weather and the views it......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 129 km - 2 Hrs 51 mins
    Best Time to Visit Bakkhali
    • Oct-Apr
  • 20Digha, West Bengal

    Digha – On The Shores

    For ages, Digha has been a great weekend getaway for residents of Kolkata, Kharagpur and other small towns around the coast of the state of West Bengal. Digha is close to......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 168 km - 2 Hrs 57 mins
    Best Time to Visit Digha
    • Oct- Jan
  • 21Mayapur, West Bengal

    Mayapur – The Spiritual Capital

    Mayapur has been dubbed the spiritual capital of the state and it is in every sense of the name worth its tag. The ISKCON temple at Mayapur for years has attracted tourists from......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 139 km - 2 Hrs 25 mins
    Best Time to Visit Mayapur
    • Oct-Mar
  • 22Kolkata, West Bengal

    Kolkata - A Confluence Of Cultures

    If India’s known as culturally strong and traditionally rooted, Kolkata, the capital of the state of West Bengal, has got to be the heart of the country. This city......

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    Distance from Howrah
    • 15.4 km - 24 mins
    Best Time to Visit Kolkata
    • Oct- Jan
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