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Midnapore is the district headquarters of Paschim Medinipur district of the Indian state of West Bengal and is situated on the banks of the Kangsabati River. The region had a significant role in India's freedom struggle. Vegetation incluces eucalyptus and sal forests on the northwest side of town and form part of the Dalma Hills. There are numerous majars and dargahs dotting the city. Midnaporeans in general are laid-back and friendly. A number of festivals are held in Midnapore each year. Festivals include Urs of the venerated saint Hazrat Maulana Syed Shah Murshed Ali Alquadri Al Jilani son of Hazrat Syed Shah Mehr Ali Alquadri Al Baghdadi. Milad-un-Nabi is also celebrated with the bursting of fireworks, Durga or Dusshera Puja, Eid ul-Adha, Saraswati Puja, Kali Puja, Baraam Puja, Vishwakarma Puja, Sitala, Jagaddhatri, Holi, Janmashtami, Manasa, Kartika, Ganesh, etc are celebrated with much fan fare. Other places of Interest are Digha, Mondarmani, Tajpur, Shankarpur, etc
- Gopegarh Heritage Park
- Jagannath Temple at Nutan Bazar
- Hanuman-jeu Temple in Mirzabazar
- Sitala temple at Barabazar
- Habibpur Kali Temple
- Bank of Kangsabati River for boating and fishing
- Jora Masjid
- Rukmini temple at Nutanbazar
- Dewan Baba's majar
- Fakir Kua
- Sukumar Sengupta Smriti Uddan
By Air - Nearest Airport is in Dum Dum i.e. at Kolkata (Kolkata Airport), which is air linked with many major Indian and international cities. It is 140 kilometers by road to Netaji Subhas Bose International airport.
By Rail - Nearest Railway station is Midnapore and is close to Kharagpur a major hub of the South Eastern Railway nearly 13 kilometers only. Nearest Major railway Station is Howrah, its only 2 hours ride to Midnapur.
By Road - One can drive to Kolkata the capital city of West Bengal in 2 1/2 hours i.e. 130 kilometers. Roads have improved. There is frequent bus service to Kolkata. Bus service is also available from other towns across West Bengal, Jharkhand and Orissa.
This place is also called as the ‘queen of the hills’. This place is invariably a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers.
Kaziranga National Park is a Oldest and the most famous sanctuary in Assam bounded by the Brahmaputra river and the Mikir hills in the Golaghat...
Sundarban spreading over an area of 4, 120 square kilometers including water was measured to be 16,000 square kilometers some 200 years ago
Welcome to Visit North East North East Part of India is a travellers delight. North East India consists Indian states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim & West Bengal. Although West Bengal is officialy is not a part of North East India, but is the gateway of accessing Read More
Nathu La Nathu La pass is situated around 60 kilometers from Gangtok at an altitude of 4,310 meters / 14,140 feet. The road to Nathu La passes through the Tsomgo Lake is nearly 2 hours drive. The terms ‘Nathu’ and ‘La’ literally mean listening ears and pass respectively in Tibetan language. In 1961, Read More
Tsomgo Lake Tsomgo Lake or Changu Lake is famous tourist an attraction in Sikkim is nearly 42 kilometers from the state capital Gangtok. It is situated at an altitude of nearly 3780 meters / 12,400 feet. The Lake known as The Source of the Lake in Bhutia dialect is ideally located near the Nathu La pass. The lake Read More