Digha - Most Popular Tourist Spot of West Bengal

Bengal’s popularity as a tourist spot is increasing day by day. Digha is a very popular weekend tourist destination for people residing in Bengal and also outside Bengal. Digha sea beach is very famous. One can start for Digha any Friday and be back by Sunday or latest by Monday. The relaxation for two-three days will help one to come back and restart the daily life with more energy. You will feel refreshed. This article gives a detailed description of Digha. Read the article to know more about Digha.

There is no one who is not familiar with Warren Hasting's favourite "Bryton of East". When we talk about Bengal's favourite weekend spot, Digha comes first to our mind. Old Digha is very popular, New Digha's popularity is also increasing day by day.

How to go to Digha from Kolkata

By Train : Tamralipta Express, Kandari Express depart from Howrah for Digha every day.
By Bus : Bus services are there from Kolkata's Sahid Minar every half an hour. CSTC buses are also there. It takes nearly four and half hours to reach Digha.
By Car : One can also go to Digha by car from Kolkata.

Hotels and tourist lodges at Digha, West Bengal

West Bengal Tourism's hotel Digha Tourist Lodge is a good hotel. There are also other hotels like Hotel Sea Green, Hotel Blue View, Hotel Sonar Bangla, Hotel Sea Bird, Hotel Sea Coast, Hotel Dolphin, Rose Valley Resort etc.

What to see at Digha

People visit Digha to spend time with Bay of Bengal. While collecting shells and walking along the seashore one can go to New Digha. One can take a rickshaw and visit Amaravati Park, Marine Aquarium, Digha Science Centre etc. If you wish then you can go to Orissa's Chandaneswar Temple and Talsari from here.
From New Digha towards Orissa Border near Udaipur Beach you can spend some time at a beautiful sea beach. This seashore will help you to rediscover yourself. Here the State Fisheries Development Corporation Limited has constructed Tourist Complex. One can stay there, named Ocean Tourist Complex. The room charges are Special AC Bungalow Rs. 2000/-, AC Bungalow Rs. 1500/-, AC Cottage Rs. 1200/-, AC Double Bed Rs. 999/- etc.


Guest Author: pradipta mahato10 May 2011

Hi Sushmita,

Thanks for posting such a nice article on Digha. Though i have visited lot of tourist places in India, Digha still remains one of my favorite destinations for weekend.


Guest Author: Sayan Mondal11 May 2011

Its good to be there during vacation and it will be more good if your girlfriend is with you.

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