A Pearl on the Bay of Bengal
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Map link for Digha
Bengali, Hindi, English
1 Days
July to March
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
29℃ to 31℃

Digha Tourism

Digha, one of the best coastal towns along the Bay of Bengal is famous for its beachside resorts, exquisite seafood cuisine and numerous beaches that are either calm and quiet or busy and bustling. The palm-lined sandy beaches here are vast with shallow waters, allowing visitors to enjoy swimming or other marine adventures. The street food, local handicrafts, and kiosks are all set for attracting tourists to the beaches here. The extensive aquatic diversity of the region can be explored in the Marine Aquarium and Regional Center. The Chandaneshwara temple is a glimpse of the long-gone Kalinga style of architecture adding to the historic relevance of the town.

Attractions

Shankarpur Beach

1.Shankarpur Beach

7 kilometres from city centre

Shankarpur is basically a fishing harbour rather than a tourist beach, but that does not mean it is any less beautiful, it is just unadulterated by...

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Udaipur Beach

2.Udaipur Beach

1 kilometres from city centre

This is where you should be if you are planning to take a long walk on the beach without any hustle and bustle; because Udaipur beach is one of the...

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New Digha Beach

3.New Digha Beach

1 kilometres from city centre

A perfect weekend getaway for the locals and a well-known tourist destination, this beach is located just 2 km away from old Digha. The brilliant s...

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Talsari Beach

4.Talsari Beach

5 kilometres from city centre

Just 1 hr drive from Digha is this calm and quiet beach, where you can enjoy a tranquil walk along the shaded beach lined with coconut palms; The n...

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Aquarium of Zoological Survey of India

5.Aquarium of Zoological Survey of India

1 kilometres from city centre

The Marine Station has one of the best collection of marine flora and fauna in India. There are a vibrant variety of local and foreign aquatic spec...

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Temple at Chandaneswar

6.Temple at Chandaneswar

5 kilometres from city centre

The Chandaneswar temple is located in Balasore district of Odisha, close to new Digha and was built in the Kalinga style of architecture. It is ded...

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When to visit...?

The Summer in Digha is from March to June and is quite hot so leasted prefered by the tourists. The monsoon here starts with July and ends by September. The rain brings down the temperature and is not very harsh either, but humidity could be comparatively high. The winter is from October to February, it is the best of all seasons. When the rain subsides and the temperature is low this place becomes a perfect tourist destination. 

How to reach

Digha is a well-connected city and easily accessible from other major cities by road and rail.

How to Reach by Flight

The nearest airport to reach this destination is Netaji Subash Chandra airport in Kolkata at 139 km from the city and the Bhubaneshwar airport in Odisha 230 km from Digha. Cabs are available from the airport to reach Digha.

How to Reach by Train

The nearest railway station is the Digha Flag station, 2 km from the Digha city. The Ramnagar Bengal station is also a good option, which is only 7 km from the city.

How to Reach by Bus

There are Public bus services from other parts of the country to this city.

How to Reach by Road

The road network here is pretty decent and has the National highway NH 116B passing through. There are public bus services to this tourist spot from other cities in India.

How to travel within

The public buses, Auto rickshaws, cycle rickshaws, cabs are all available here to get around various tourist destinations.

Drink & Dine...

Digha is a coastal city and is known for its exquisite seafood. Street food is one of the best ways to enjoy the local cuisine, but be careful about the hygienic conditions. Some of the best foods to try are:

Fried and fish curries made with a variety of fish

Chats and puris available in chat shops in the streets including the Dai chat, Batata Puri, Jhal Puri

Steamed Momos

Chicken Pakoras

Tender coconuts, available on most of the beaches.

 

Digha Itinerary

Day 1: Udaipur beach, Talsari beach or Shankarpur beach in the early morning

Visit the Chandaneshwar temple. Have a hearty meal.

Head for the Marine Station.

Spend the evening watching a sunset and enjoying street food at New Digha beach.

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