Balurghat"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

  • Sightseeing

     

    Hili - Hili is mainly known for its beautiful landscapes. It is situated near the India-Bangladesh border at a distance of 25 km from Balurghat.

     

    Bollakali Temple - The Bollakali Temple is located in the Bolla village that lies on the Balurghat-Malda Highway, which is 20 km from Balurghat. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali and Kali Puja is conducted in this shrineevery Fridayafter ‘Rash Purnima.’ A fair also takes place on this occasion, for three days. During this time, the temple is visited by thousands of devotees from different parts of the district.

     

    Balurghat College Museum - Balurghat College Museum is a small public museum located within the premises of Balurghat College, the district headquarters of South Dinajpur District. The museum has   a few stone inscription that belongsto the early medieval period and the 11th century inscription of Nayapala from Gangarampur. The museum also includes antique collections like ornamental stones, terracotta artefacts, coins and sculptures of the Pala-Sena period. Two of the inscriptions that have been deciphered, reveals the religious beliefs of the Pala period.

     

    Sarongbari - The small forest of Sarongbari is popular as a picnic spot. It is almost 20 km from Balurghat. Though there is no provision for accommodation, the forest provides drinking water supply and small huts to the tourists.

     

    Patiram Thakur Estate - The Patiram Thakur Estate is situated on the Balurghat-Malda State Highway, along the banks of River Atreyee. It is one of the popular places of Balurghat and houses old buildings that bear the memories of the Tagore family.

     

    Tapan Dighi - Tapan Dighi is a huge lake that is located at Tapan around 35 km north-west of Balurghat. The lake has a breadth of about a kilometre and a length of about 2 km. On the northern bank, a dilapidated mound is situated which dates back to the time of Lord Buddha. According to legends, the lake was dug by King Laxman Sen in order to offer ‘Tarpana’ for his ancestors.

     

    Bangarh - Bangarh is located at a distance of about 45 km from Balurghat. The place has historical significance, as numerous excavations have unearthed several archaeological ruins and icons, especially from the Mauryan period to the Muslim period. In fact, during the Gupta period, Bangarh was the capital of the district of Koti Barsha in erstwhile ‘Pundra Vardhana Bhukti Pradesh’ or North Bengal. The list of ancient remnants discovered here includes manuscript of King Naipala of 11th century, statue of century, pillars of an old Vishnu temple, walls of buildings, statues and other small objects.

     

    Khanpur - Khanpur lies on the Patiram-Trimohini Road, at a distance of 18 km from Balurghat. The place is mainly known for the historical Tebhaga Movement. The Tebhaga Movement took place in 1946 and the movement was raised by the sharecroppers for establishing their crops’ share at 75-percentage.

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  • Hotels of Balurghat

    New Day Night Lodge, Balurghat

    near bus stand

    New Day Night Lodge, Balurghat offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This proper

    1,250.00 Avg/night

    PWD Bungalow, Balurghat

    Dokhin Dinak Division

    PWD Bungalow, Balurghat offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is c

    1,200.00 Avg/night

    Lila Lodge, Balurghat

    Balurghat Bus Stand

    Lila Lodge, Balurghat offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is cre

    1,300.00 Avg/night

    Chartered Lodge, Balurghat

    Kamarpara-Balurghat Rd

    Chartered Lodge, Balurghat offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property i

    1,500.00 Avg/night

    Burama Lodge, Balurghat

    Balurghat

    Burama Lodge, Balurghat offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is c

    1,300.00 Avg/night

    Deys Lodge, Balurghat

    Balurghat

    Deys Lodge, Balurghat offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is cre

    1,250.00 Avg/night

  • Weather

     

    Hili - Hili is mainly known for its beautiful landscapes. It is situated near the India-Bangladesh border at a distance of 25 km from Balurghat.

     

    Bollakali Temple - The Bollakali Temple is located in the Bolla village that lies on the Balurghat-Malda Highway, which is 20 km from Balurghat. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali and Kali Puja is conducted in this shrineevery Fridayafter ‘Rash Purnima.’ A fair also takes place on this occasion, for three days. During this time, the temple is visited by thousands of devotees from different parts of the district.

     

    Balurghat College Museum - Balurghat College Museum is a small public museum located within the premises of Balurghat College, the district headquarters of South Dinajpur District. The museum has   a few stone inscription that belongsto the early medieval period and the 11th century inscription of Nayapala from Gangarampur. The museum also includes antique collections like ornamental stones, terracotta artefacts, coins and sculptures of the Pala-Sena period. Two of the inscriptions that have been deciphered, reveals the religious beliefs of the Pala period.

     

    Sarongbari - The small forest of Sarongbari is popular as a picnic spot. It is almost 20 km from Balurghat. Though there is no provision for accommodation, the forest provides drinking water supply and small huts to the tourists.

     

    Patiram Thakur Estate - The Patiram Thakur Estate is situated on the Balurghat-Malda State Highway, along the banks of River Atreyee. It is one of the popular places of Balurghat and houses old buildings that bear the memories of the Tagore family.

     

    Tapan Dighi - Tapan Dighi is a huge lake that is located at Tapan around 35 km north-west of Balurghat. The lake has a breadth of about a kilometre and a length of about 2 km. On the northern bank, a dilapidated mound is situated which dates back to the time of Lord Buddha. According to legends, the lake was dug by King Laxman Sen in order to offer ‘Tarpana’ for his ancestors.

     

    Bangarh - Bangarh is located at a distance of about 45 km from Balurghat. The place has historical significance, as numerous excavations have unearthed several archaeological ruins and icons, especially from the Mauryan period to the Muslim period. In fact, during the Gupta period, Bangarh was the capital of the district of Koti Barsha in erstwhile ‘Pundra Vardhana Bhukti Pradesh’ or North Bengal. The list of ancient remnants discovered here includes manuscript of King Naipala of 11th century, statue of century, pillars of an old Vishnu temple, walls of buildings, statues and other small objects.

     

    Khanpur - Khanpur lies on the Patiram-Trimohini Road, at a distance of 18 km from Balurghat. The place is mainly known for the historical Tebhaga Movement. The Tebhaga Movement took place in 1946 and the movement was raised by the sharecroppers for establishing their crops’ share at 75-percentage.

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