Bakreswar, Birbhum – 230 kms from Kolkata

Bakreswar | Courtesy: sreemantaroy

Bakreswar is a romantic escape offering visual splendor with its exquisite natural beauty. It is the serene beauty of Bakreswar that appeals the tourists who keep on coming back time after time to this very place.

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Places to see at Bakreswar: Shrouded with sheer serenity, the main attraction of this place is the famous hot spring, which is a must visit for all. You can find a number of hot springs in the region, the temperature of which varies from 42 degree to 65 degree. Each hot spring is bestowed with individual names. You will also find a temple of Lord Shiva, located just beside the hot spring. You can locate some other temples as well in the area.

Nearby attractions from Bakreswar: Off late, many tourist groups are organizing a combined trip covering both Bakreswar and Shantiniketan, as Bakreswar is not too far from Shantiniketan. You can also visit Massanjore if you can afford some extra time, as the distance between Shiuri and Massanjore is 40 km. Bus services and rented cars are also available to facilitate the tourist in reaching Massanjore.

Things to do in Bakreswar: Take a bath in the mineral enriched water of the hot springs in Bakreswar, which is said to have several therapeutic effects. Nice arrangements of bathing have been made in the region.

How to reach Bakreswar: Avail the Hool express from Howrah at 6.40 am, which reaches Shiuri at 11.40 am. Mayurakshi Express also runs from Howrah to Shiuri. Buses are also available from Dharamtala till Bakreswar. You can also drive to Shiuri from Kolkata. Bakreswar is located quite close to Shiuri.
Best time to visit Bakreswar: Though Bakreswar invites tourists all through the year, but the ideal seasons for visiting the place are monsoon, winter and spring.

Lodging and dining facilities at Bakreswar: Decent accommodation facilities are offered along with dining facilities by the hotels located in Bakreswar.

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2 Responses to “Bakreswar, Birbhum – 230 kms from Kolkata”

  1. Bhaskar says:

    I want to visit Bakreswar Thermal Plant on work trip. I would like to know more about the resident facilities in and around Bakreswar for a day or two.

    • Dear Bhaskar,
      Please check the accommodations of WBPDCL, which is situated just 1 km from the Thermal Plant. However, this facility is restricted for the official visitors of the Thermal plant. As you will be on a work trip, you will get accommodation here.

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      Admin