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Baharampur, Murshidabad – 200 kms ...

Sited on the eastern side of the Bhagirathi River, approximately 201 kms north of Kolkata is the city of Baharampur. The etymology of the place is derived from the word ‘Brahmapur’, as it was once predominantly occupied by Brahmin families. The administrative headquarters of the Murshidabad district is located here. During the Golden Age of Bengal, Baharampur (Beharampur) was a thriving cosmopolitan city with a vibrant colonial presence. The city served as the first Head Quarter of the East India Company. Gradually, several other European colonial forces also moved here,...
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Krishnanagar, Nadia – 100 kms from...

Krishnanagar is a historical city located at the southern banks of Jalangi River in Nadia district of West Bengal. It is mostly renowned for its founder and ruler, Raja Krishna Chandra Rai who was a prominent zamindar of Bengal. During the reign of Raja Krishnachandra, Krishnanagar city flourished as a center of art and culture which the Raja propagated immensely due to his personal artistic and aesthetic bent of mind. The Rajbari thus, stands as a striking example of the Rajas exquisite artistic outlook. The Krishnanagar Rajbari (palace) is the main attraction of this...
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Nabadwip, Nadia – 116 kms from Kol...

Nabadwip is a holy town situated at the picturesque confluence of the Bhagirathi and Jalangi Rivers in the Nadia district of West Bengal. The ancient temple town is spread across an area of 11.66 Sq. Km. Nabadwip was historically the erstwhile capital of Bengal during 12th century B.C., which was under the sovereign-ship of Lakshman Sen, the last Hindu Sovereign of Bengal. The town is most legendarily noted for the birthplace of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu who started the famed Gaudiya Vaishnavism movement at this place. Presently, the ancient movement has culminated in the...
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Mayapur-Nabadwip, Nadia – 132 kms ...

Are you tired of the humdrum of daily life? Even the adventurous holidays seem uninteresting to you? In that case, you must take a break and spend a weekend at Mayapur. The religious ambience and the serene natural beauty of the place will bring peace to your troubled mind. The basic calm aura of the place will fill you up with happiness. Mayapur is situated in an area somewhere in the middle of the rivers Hoogly and Jalangi and is one of the nine islands of the Mahaprabhu Chaitanyadham Nabadwip. BOOK YOUR TRIP TO MAYAPUR & NABADWIP Places to see at Mayapur and...
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Murshidabad, West Bengal – 182 kms...

Murshidabad is one of the most prominent historical places of Bengal. It was the first capital of Bengal and is tied intricately to the history of Bengal since it was here that the infamous ‘Battle of Plassey’ took place, which changed the destiny of Bengal 200 years back. It served as an important platform for the rise of the Imperial British Power in 1857. Located along the banks of the beautiful River Bhagirati, Murshidabad was once a prosperous capital city of the famous Nawabs of Bengal who ruled this eastern region with great grandeur. Historically, it was a...
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Jhilli, Jhargram – 189 kms from Ko...

Are you looking forward to a place where you can have a day out picnicking? Well, then how does spending some quality time with friends on the shores of some water body sound to you? If good, then Jhilli with its dam beckons you to come and enjoy its pleasure. Jhilli is located 10 kms on concrete and village road from Kharagpur via Gopiballavpur. Supposedly, Jhilli is full of fun till daylight is there, as after the sun sets, the area gets completely deserted. However, people in search for some real adventure, can stay here. BOOK YOUR TRIP TO JHILLI Jhilli takes up a new...
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Bethuadahari, Nadia – 137 kms from...

Do you want to have some adventure this weekend? How does spending time amidst wild animals sound? If good, then Bethuadahari is a great Wildlife Sanctuary located near Kolkata. This is a natural place where you will find wild deer frolicking in the bushes and grasslands. The forest is covered in varieties of trees like Sal, Arjun, Teak and Hamjam. The wild animals inhabiting Bethua Dahari are salt water alligators (Gharial), tortoise, mongoose, rabbits, pythons and an amazing range of birds, butterflies and insects. Bethuadahari would be a welcome relief for all those...