49 Places to Visit Near Bankura

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Bishnupur

36 kilometres from Bankura Directions from Bankura to Bishnupur

Best Time: November-February

Bishnupur is a town in the Bankura District of West Bengal and is situated at around 132 km from Kolkata. It is popular for its terracotta temples and Baluchari sarees. The town has a superb past that is reflected in its rich heritage, music, and crafted works, for example, stoneware and weaving. Confronting a lack of stones to fabricate temples, the Malla rulers manufactured terrific terracotta places of worship to praise their adoration for Lord Krish...

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Mukutmanipur

47 kilometres from Bankura Directions from Bankura to Mukutmanipur

Best Time: October-March

A mainstream end of the week escape for Kolkata local people, Mukutmanipur in the Bankura region of Kolkata is a peaceful town with rich green woods, clear blue water and green slopes in the background. Renowned for the Mukutmanipur Dam which is the biggest earth water supply in India having been worked in the mid-50s to serve water for the irrigation system to ranchers, it is spread in more than 8000 sq km. Bangopalpur Reserve Forest is home to numerou...

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Durgapur

66 kilometres from Bankura Directions from Bankura to Durgapur

Best Time: October-January

A metropolitan city and a municipal corporation in West Bengal,  Durgapur happens to be the second planned city in India and also the only city to have operational dry dock in Eastern India. NH 19 passes through the city and SH 9 originates from the city. It is the most chosen gateway while travelling to other districts like Bolpur, Bankura, Birbhum and many more. It is an industrially advance city compared to the others in Eastern India. A small popula...

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Purulia

101 kilometres from Bankura Directions from Bankura to Purulia

Best Time: October to February

Purulia is the westernmost district in the state of West Bengal. It is a fascinating destination bestowed with breathtaking natural appeal. Purulia is gradually growing famous amongst the tourists. The town is adequately linked with the rest of the nation and grants a perfect getaway from the tedious lives in the cities. The serene destinations that will help you relax and unwind coupled with the calm ambience will take you another world. The fresh bree...

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Bardhaman

110 kilometres from Bankura Directions from Bankura to Bardhaman

Best Time: November to March 

Bardhaman is a city and a municipality located in the state of West Bengal, India.  It is the biggest agricultural hub in the state, placed in what has been traditionally termed the "granary of Bengal". It is an influential transportation focus with railway and highway connections all nearby. Since freedom, it has developed as a leading learning centre as well. It is the headquarters of the Purba Bardhaman district, having grown as a district capital th...

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Midnapore

112 kilometres from Bankura Directions from Bankura to Midnapore

Best Time: October- February

Midnapore, locally known as Medinipur, is a town in the state of West Bengal. The place is situated on the banks of Kangsabati River and falls in the Pashcim Medinipur district. During summers, the place experiences extremely high temperatures and winters more pleasurable months.  There are a number of popular institutions in the area like the Oriental Institute of Science and Technology, Midnapore Medical College, Midnapore Law College etc. Water is ho...

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Santiniketan

117 kilometres from Bankura Directions from Bankura to Santiniketan

Best Time: Between August to March

A small town near Bolpur in Birbhun district of West Bengal, Santiniketan is home to the brilliant Indian poet and writer, Rabindra Nath Tagore. Known to few, the town is located at a distance of 80 kms from Kolkata. Today, the town is home to Visva Bharati University established by Maharshi Devendranath Tagore and later expanded by his son Rabindranath Tagore radically changed the concept of education of India. The gracefully laid out campus is an exc...

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Jamshedpur

130 kilometres from Bankura Directions from Bankura to Jamshedpur

Best Time: November to February

An industrial city developed around a steel plant, yet surprisingly blessed by nature. The Jamshedpur city might seem like a dry and exploited piece of land if you are to know about the industrial development that the place has undergone. But this landscape has survived and transformed into something unthinkable over the years. the artificial Lakes built as a reservoir to supply water to the industries has become an aquatic ecosystem, parks and gardens ...

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Bokaro Steel City

149 kilometres from Bankura Directions from Bankura to Bokaro Steel City

Best Time: September-February

Bokaro is a region having a place with the territory of Jharkhand which was framed in the year 1991. With a height of 210 m from the sea level, Bokaro is situated on the Chhotanagpur Plateau. The city is chiefly included valleys and streams. Located in the truly flawless environment of the southern banks of waterway Damodar, Bokaro city has the Parasnath Hills, the stream Garga and the close-by Satanpur Hillocks. Bokaro can be called as one of the excep...

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