Popular Places to Visit in 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 the tourist places of west Bengal including Bakkhali, Digha Bakreshwar Temple and Bandel.

West Bengal has been blessed by the nature with a number of beautiful places that give a lot of pleasure and peace to the tourists. All the places of West Bengal will take more than two of your months to visit as there is lot to see here and thus you should visit the place with a lot of time in your hand. Tourist places are present in almost every district of the place and thus this place attracts a number of tourists from all parts of the world.
Here are the some beautiful spots in West Bengal.

Digha of West Bengal

Digha is no doubt the most popular tourist spot of West Bengal.It is located 185 kms away from the city Kolkata. The most famous Casurina trees are also present here . You will easily find transport for this place and also there are places to stay available here at reasonable prices. The beacj present at Digha attracts the highest number of visitors and the Beercool is also very popular.

Bakkhali of West Bengal

The famous place Bakkhali is present near to the place Fraserganj. The place has a number of natural beauty to see which will please your senses and thus this place is worth visiting. The place is especially known for its sunset and the dancing waves. The sunrise and sunset at this place attracts a number of tourists to the place and thus you should not miss a day stay here to witness both. A famous island called Jambu Dweep is also present and you can reach the place by a boat. The place is 132 kms away from the city of kolkatta and buses and private vehicles are present for the place without any problem.

Bakreshwar Temple

Bakreshwar Temple is located 271 kms away from Kolkata. It is known for its hot springs which are rare to find in West Bengal. The place attracts a number of visitors as a reason of the hot springs. Transport is also easily available from various places and also there are a number of hotels also available here for the stay of tourists.


Chandanagore is located 39 km from Kolkata. The place is present in the bank of river Hooghly. Moreover you can also reach the place by local trains also. The two temples present here called Bhubaneshwari and Nandadulal temples are also very popular and you must visit these two temples as these are of a lot of significance among the local people.

Bandel of West Bengal

Bandel is located 43 km away from Kolkata. Moreover transport is easily available from Kolkata to this places. A number of old colonial buildings of Portuguese origin are present here which attract a number of tourists throughout the year. Lady of Bandel is also very popular here. Moreover you can also visit the oldest Portuguese church present at this place which you will not find at any other place of the world. A monastery Constructed in 1599 is also very popular.


No responses found. Be the first to comment...

  • Do not include your name, "with regards" etc in the comment. Write detailed comment, relevant to the topic.
  • No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed.
  • This is a strictly moderated site. Absolutely no spam allowed.
  • Name: