West Bengal

West Bengal-“The Royal Bengal City”

Tourist Place Name

West Bengal


Eastern Region of India

Main Attraction

Kolkata, Darjeeling, Cooch Behar, Midnapore, Murshidabad, Bankura, Nadia, Purulia

Best Time To Visit

Every year August to March


Winter Season Min 03°C to Max 18 °C and Summer Se

About West Bengal


The State, West Bengal is popularly known as The Royal Bengal City. The name Bengal has been derived from the Dravidian  word “Bang”.  The mother tongue of this state is mainly Bengali speaking and their main festival is ‘Durga Puja’ The other languages that are spoken are Hindi, Tribe language, Urdu, Nepalis, Assamese, English and others. The State has completed three hundred years of its establishment and has successfully adopted the modern advancements while retaining its traditions. River that flows through the state is the Ganges and the Teesta. The staple food of West Bengal is Rice.  Rabindranath Tagore and Swami Vivekananda were two most famous and popular person all over the world. The State’s bordering countries are Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh. One-tenth of the land area of the state is occupied by forest and is rich in flora and fauna. Maximum people of West Bengal live in a village area, where Rural Tourism plays a vital role in the tourism sector of both State and National.


There are numbers of tourist spots all over the State. There are varieties of the cultural tradition of different regions of West Bengal. There are many towns, cities and districts to visit with their respective tourist destinations.  Some important tourist destinations are as follows:

  1. Kolkata
  2. Darjeeling
  3. Cooch Behar
  4. Midnapore
  5. Murshidabad
  6. Bankura
  7. Nadia
  8. Purulia
Tourist Attractions

Must Visit includes–


Kolkata, The City of Joy  is the capital city of West Bengal. It is located near the bank of the Hooghly River. Kolkata is the hub city of the state West Bengal. The city’s main attractions are – Howrah Bridge, Victoria Memorial, Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Nicco Park, Eden Garden etc.

Excursion Tour: Shantiniketan, Sundarban, Mayapuri, Digha etc.


Darjeeling is a beautiful hill station in the state of West Bengal. This city is also known as the Queen of the Hill Station. From here one can view the glimpse of Kanchenjunga Mountain. It is famous for Green Tea leaves. The main attractions of Darjeeling are – Tea Garden, Tiger Hill, Mirik, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Batasia Loop, Monastry etc. The other attractions are the Toy trains, Trekking and so on.


Midnapore is a district of the state West Bengal. This place is famous for historical places and beaches of West Bengal.  The main attractions of Midnapore are – Digha Beach, Chandaneswar, Jhargram, Dantan, Tamluk, Garbeta, Nayagram, Malancha, Khirpai, Mandarmoni Beach etc. 


Murshidabad is a popular city situated near the river Bhagirathi. This city is famous for Mangoes and Litchi. Most of the people are Muslim community and few are from other communities. The main attractions are - Hazarduari Palace, Nizamat Imambara, Katra Mosque, Murshidabad Silk etc.


Bankura is a Cultural and Heritage place where many monuments are found. It is famous for crafts, handicrafts, terra-cotta, handlooms and so on. It is a district which is also known as Temple City. The main attractions are – Susunia hill, Biharinath Hill, Joyrambati, Mukutmonipur, Bhisnupur which includes Jore Banglow, Rsmanch, Madanmohan Mandir, Shyam Roy Mandir (Panchcura) & Chhinnmasta Mandir etc.


Nadia is a district of the  West Bengal State. There are many small and big Villages under this district. Main tourist places are – Krishna Nagar which includes – Mayapur, ISKON Temple, Nabadwip, etc.

How to Reach

How to Reach

  1. By Rail- There are many Railway stations which are connected to nearby cities and towns of West Bengal. Name of some Important Railway Stations re Howrah, NJP, Malda, Durgapur, Bardwaman and so on. And also well-connected to other states of India.
  2. By Air- The domestic airport in Kolkata connects it with the majority of the country, cities like New Delhi, Guwahati,  Mumbai and Patna.
  3. By Road- There are National Highways and well connected with other nearby cities and also nearby States.

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