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Midnapore

26 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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Baripada

83 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur to Baripada

Best Time: November-February

Baripada is a vital part of the Mayurbhanja region of Odisha and is honoured with a glorious natural magnificence. It is likewise the business focus of the region and furthermore a well-known traveller goal. The city is encompassed with plenty of vacation destinations that incorporate regular sights, recorded landmarks, religious spots and a few other tourist spots. The Similipal Sanctuary and National Park is a standout amongst the most loved destinati...

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Digha

110 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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Shankarpur

110 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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Mukutmanipur

114 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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Bishnupur

116 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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

126 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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Raichak

129 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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Bankura

131 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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Chandipur

132 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur to Chandipur

Best Time: December-February

Chandipur is a confined oceanside town of Baleshwar region put away securely on the coastline of Orissa. Chandipur is likewise privately known as Chandipur-on-ocean. In the event that nature's miracle entrances you, Chandipur Beach is a stunning spot to be. The exceptional strength of this shoreline is the ebb tides that subside around 1 to 4 km during low tides and they will, in general, vanish musically. This has a breathtaking perspective on the risi...

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Sagardwip

153 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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Jamshedpur

158 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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Kolkata

167 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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Bardhaman

167 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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Chandannagar

182 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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Durgapur

184 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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Bakkhali

184 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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Purulia

193 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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Santiniketan

217 kilometres from Kharagpur Directions from Kharagpur 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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