Complete guidance to important towns and cities near Kolkata

Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal. People of Kolkata love to visit the nearby places of Kolkata. Often they are confused about the place where they want to go. Here is a complete guidance for all the near by places of Kolkata. Click on to this page to know full details about the towns, cities and popular tourist destinations of West Bengal.

Tourist spots, cities and towns of West Bengal

Kolkata is surrounded by many important towns around it. Whenever people think of a small visit they often plan to go to a nearby town of Kolkata. These nearby towns of Kolkata are very important for the state especially Durgapur due to the rapid Industrialization there. The towns nearby Kolkata has many things to see. People from Kolkata and other cities of West Bengal often travel to these towns.

Towns and cities near Kolkata

DurgapurDurgapur, West Bengal - Is the most important town near Kolkata. It is just 50 km from Burdwan. The town is located between Asansol ans Burdwan and the distance of Durgapur from Kolkata is near about 160 kms. Durgapur is popular for its rapid Industrialization. Durgapur has many renowned industries and there is DSP too which provides a huge role for the economy of West Bengal. The employment rate in Durgapur is also high. There are many important things to see in Durgapur. The most famous one is the Durgapur Barage. This is also a place for Picnic. this is a very popular place. There is also many temples in Durgapur which are visited by people around the state. There are also many malls and movie theatres in Durgapur. Inox is also there in Durgapur and Big Bazar is also present. Know about industrialization of Durgapur here.

BurdwanBurdwan, West Bengal - Burdwan is at a distance of 110 km from Kolkata. Burdwan is also one of the important cities of Bengal. This city is located in between Kolkata and Asansol. you can easily reach to this place via the durgapur expressway which is directly connected to Kolkata as well as other important towns of Bengal. There are many important things to see in this place. Curzon gate is an important monument to see in Bengal. To know more about Burdwan visit this page Know more about Burdwan

AsansolAsansol, West Bengal - Asansol is located near Durgapur and it is at a distance of about 200 km from Kolkata and 50 km from Durgapur. The railway station of Asansol is very important and all the important trains stop at this place. Asansol has many important things to see. This place can also be called as a popular tourist destination. Click here for a complete travel guide to Asansol.

HowrahHowrah, West Bengal - This place is also known as the sister of Kolkata and this place can be reached just by crossing a breeze over the river Ganga.Know more about Howrah and the industries here.

MayapurMayapur, West Bengal - This is town famous for the Iskon temple here. To know more about this town click on this page. Mayapur-Bengal's Holiday Destination.

NabadwipNabadwip, West Bengal - This place is located near Mayapur in the banks of river Ganga. This is a holy place in West Bengal and a popular tourist destination too. This place is famous for the temples here. To know more about Nabadwip click here - Nabadwip, the holy place of Bengal.

ChandannagarChandanagar, West Bengal - The place is located in the Hooghly district of Bengal. This is a one day visit place and a popular tourist destination. There are many important places to see at this place. To know more about Chandannagar and to have a complete travel guidance of this place click here - Chandannagar - A complete guide.

SunderbansSunderabans, West Bengal - This is a adventurous place at West Bengal famous for the Royal Bengal Tigers found here. To have a complete guidance of Sunderbans and the royal Bengal tigers here click here.Sunderbans - The real Outing.

TarakeshwarTarakeshwar, West Bengal - This is a famous pilgrim place of West Bengal. The place is famous for the Shiv temple here. Click here to know more about Chandannagar - Tarakeshwar, The pilgrim center

MidnaporeMidnapore, West Bengal - The place is located in the Midnapore district of West Bengal. This is a popular tourist destination of Bengal and have many important places to see. To know more about Midnapore and know about the places to see in Midnapore click here - Informations on Midnapore

DarjeelingDarjeeling, West Bengal - This is the most famous tourist destinations of Bengal with lakhs of tourist all over the country visiting this place. This place is a popular hill station with the best climatic conditions. The place is really lovely to visit. Explore more about Darjeeling here.


Guest Author: subrata ray30 May 2011

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