A Pearl on the Bay of Bengal
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.
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.
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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
Tender coconuts, available on most of the beaches.
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.