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Chandannagar

27 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol to Chandannagar

Best Time: October-February 

Chandan Nagar is a small district in the interiors of West Bengal. Chandan Nagar has been ruled by three prominent reigns. It was initially ruled by the Nawabs, however, history doesn't have records of the Nawabs ruling Chandan Nagar. French colonial rule is significantly prominent in history. It is said that the French created this town with the amalgamation of various small towns around the area. The British colonial era saw Chandan Nagar lose its thr...

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Navadvipa

55 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol to Navadvipa

Best Time: November-February  

Nabadwip literally means nine islands and is an eastern town in the province of West Bengal and is near Bangladesh. Nabadwip, more than being celebrated as a traveler’s destination, is known for its various religious campaigns. The islands are fixated on Antardvipa and resemble an eight-petal lotus blossom. It is additionally acclaimed as a temple town with around 185 temples in the region. It is where Shaiva, Vaishnava and Buddhist religions combine to...

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Bardhaman

70 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol 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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Kolkata

70 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol to Kolkata

Best Time: October-February

Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal state, is located within the lower Ganges Delta in the eastern part of Indian sub-continent at the bank of River Hooghly. Commonly known as the "City of Joy", Kolkata is undoubtedly a place of enjoyment for tourist. Kolkata offers a wide scope of choices for visitors, ranging from sightseeing, adventurous activities, food, and culture. Differed excellent architecture from the provincial period, which introduces a...

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Raichak

126 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol to Raichak

Best Time: October-March

Raichak is a community arranged in the South 24 Parganas locale of West Bengal. Acclaimed for its Fort which stands as a declaration to the past time, the peaceful town of Raichak gives pleasant perspectives on the Ganges. Raichak is located on the edges of Kolkata, on the banks of the River Hooghly. Raichak lies near Diamond Harbor and goes about as a connection among Haldia and Kolkata. Raichak has turned into a well-known end of the week goal from Ko...

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Santiniketan

130 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol 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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Bishnupur

139 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol 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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Haldia

150 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol to Haldia

Best Time: October-December

Haldia is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal. It falls in the Purba Medinipur district. The place has a major river port and an industrial belt and is located at a distance of around 125 km from the capital city of Kolkata. The city is bordered by the Hooghly River, one of the distributaries of River Ganga. The city is not visited a large number of tourists as most of them are drawn towards the capital city of Kolkata, however, with a large numbe...

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Durgapur

157 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol 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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Midnapore

166 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol 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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Murshidabad

171 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol to Murshidabad

Best Time: October-March

Murshidabad, which was at first known as Maksudabad, is one of the greatest places of interest in West Bengal known for its chronicled significance that has seen a portion of the renowned Nawabs as the rulers of the spot. Nawab Murshid Quli Khan, who was the Diwan of Bengal under the reign of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, moved the capital to Maksudabad from Dhaka and renamed the spot as Murshidabad. Located on the banks of the Bhagirathi, it is a city of w...

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Bankura

175 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol to Bankura

Best Time: October-March

With much authentic noteworthiness, Bankura is a town well known for its slopes and temples and a treat for adventure sports lovers, for example, trekkers and climbers. The locale can genuinely invest heavily in having a wide scope of spots drawing in sightseers for an assortment of reasons extending from arts and architecture, terracotta temples, thick virgin backwoods, slopes and the grand spots at Mukutmonipur and so forth. Since antiquated occasions...

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Tarapith

176 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol to Tarapith

Best Time: September to April

Tarapith is a tiny hamlet of Sahapur Gram Panchayet, Margram Police Station found on the banks of River Dwarka in the state of West Bengal. It is settled in the flood plains amongst the green paddy fields. It resembles a typical Bengali settlement with thatched shelter huts and fish tanks. The village is placed 6 km from Rampurhat Sub-Division in the Birbhum district. Tarapith is known for its The Tantric Hindu Temple is devoted to the goddess Tara, a f...

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Sagardwip

199 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol to Sagardwip

Best Time: December-February.

Sagardwip, Sagar Island or more popularly known as Gangasagar, is a small island on the continental shelf of the Bay of Bengal. It lies 100 kilometres south of the city of Kolkata, on the Ganges delta. A very important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Sagardwip witnesses thousands of pilgrims every year on January 14 celebrating Makar Sankranti or Maghi, a festival on the Hindu calendar dedicated to deity Surya i.e. Sun. Although this small isle of the Sunder...

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Sundarbans

203 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol to Sundarbans

Best Time: September-March

The Sundarbans mangrove woodland forest is one of the biggest such timberlands on the planet that lies on the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna Rivers on the Bay of Bengal. It is adjoining the outskirt of India's Sundarbans World Heritage site engraved in 1987. The site is converged by an unpredictable system of tidal conduits, mudflats and little islands of salt-tolerant mangrove forest, and presents a magnificent case of progressing ecologic...

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Mukutmanipur

212 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol 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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Bakkhali

222 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol to Bakkhali

Best Time: October-March.

Enclosed by the bustle of West Bengal but then a world in itself, Bakkhali is a little shoreline town situated on the West Bengal coast. Bakkhali is located on one of the many deltaic islands spread across the southern part of Bengal. A large portion of the islands is a part of the Sundarbans, excepting a couple at the edges. A portion of these is combined with extensions over thin rivulets. This little island sticks out into the huge field of the Bay o...

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Shankarpur

233 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol to Shankarpur

Best Time: October-April.

Placed in the East Medinipur District of West Bengal, India, Shankarpur is a window to the olden times being totally secluded from the city life. It is a beach village located 14 kilometres east of the popular beach town Digha and 185 kilometres from the city of Kolkata, along the Digha-Contai Road. The fact that Shankarpur is visited by a very few number of people, makes it the perfect place for all those who want to escape the rush of city life and sp...

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Digha

240 kilometres from Benapol Directions from Benapol to Digha

Best Time: July to March

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 diver...

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