Haldia"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Haldia Dock - Haldia Dock, located on of the major trading centre in the region, was commissioned by Kolkata Port Trust in 1977. The complex features composite cargo handling facilities with particular emphasis on bulk cargo. It is due to the port of Haldia, the place has emerged as a commercial hub of West Bengal. At present, the port handles an annual cargo of around 21 million tonnes that is almost double of Kolkata Port. The current contribution of port to import is 15.89 million tonnes, whereas 4.80 tonnes is exported from the port. Three Oil Jetties with an overall capacity of 16 million tonnes handle crude POL products that are featured in the dock.

     

    Hamilton School - The Hamilton School is one of the most ancient learning centres in the province of Kolkata, established in 1852. The institution was founded by Mr. Robert Charles Hamilton, a salt merchant and a philanthropist. He, along with the association of Mr. David Hare, founded the centre for academic growth of society. Khudiram Bose (freedom fighter), Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee (ex-chief minister of West Bengal), Biswanath Mukherjee, Srish Ch. Bose and Dr. Jadugopal Mukherjee are some of the alumnus of the institution.

     

    Balughata River Side Sunset Point - Balughata River Side Sunset Point is one of the beautiful locations, positioned on long stretched Haldi river bank. Well known for sighting sunset, the highlight of this site is the ripples of flowing river that changes its colour with the movement of sun. The red sun-rising and sun-setting sky lures tourists to pay a visit. This site is also popular among bird watchers, as numerous bird species flock the shore in search of water.

     

    Mahishadal Rajbari - Mahishadal Rajbari is an erstwhile estate of Janardan Upadhyay of Uttar Pradesh. At present, the site has become a major tourist attraction that features a rich collection of stuffed bodies of animals, painting and furniture.The Mahishadal Raj estate houses two palaces, wherein the old palace was built around 1840 AD. The other palace was put up later in 1937, which is a dwelling place of the successors of the royal family. One of the attractions at the estate is the famous Goplajew Temple, which is situated in the courtyard.

     

    Bargabhima Temple - Bargabhima Temple is one of the popular revered shrines, which is dedicated to Hindu goddess ‘Tara’. The temple was built by Kings of Mayur dynasty in the Orissan style of architecture. The chief deity of the temple is Goddess Bargabhima, who is a manifestation of Shakti. The temple features an idol of stone with four hands, holding a Trishul in the upper right hand and a sword in the lower one. The left upper hand has a human skull and the head of a demon in the lower left hand. The deity standing on Lord Shiva is identical to Mahishasura Mardini housed in the sanctum. The Baradeul or inner sanctuary, the Jagamohana (audience hall) and the Natmandir (dancing hall) are the sections of the worship centre. Establishment of the town is also believed to be one the sites of Buddhist monastery and Buddha Bihar.

     

    Gopaljew Temple - Gopaljew Temple is one of the renowned shrines, housed inside the estate of Mahishadal. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna, called as Gopalji, whose sculpture is one of the attractions of the temple. According to historians, the shrine was established by Rani Janaki in 1778. Built in Navaratna type of architecture, the temple also features two temples of Lord Shiva. Jagannath Temple and Natmandir are positioned on either side of the entrance. The festival known as Ratha Yatra is celebrated with great pomp and show in this temple.

     

    Tamluk Rajbari - Tamluk Rajbari is one of popular centres due to its historic and cultural significance. History associated with the site dates back to 2,500 years. The palace at the complex is believed to be established in 5th century BC by the Mayuradha dynasty. Besides, the site is also linked with the incident of Swayamvar Sabha (marriage ceremony) of Lady Draupadi that occurred in the epic Mahabharata. During colonial rule, freedom leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose also visited the site that hosted chief events for freedom struggle.

     

    Smriti Soudha - Smriti Soudha is one of the most frequented sites in the city of Haldia. The four-storey building, painted with yellow, is positioned on the way to Mechada from Haldia. Founded in 1986, Smriti Soudha is one of the renowned repositories of Kolkata. Its gallery exhibits a rich collection of photographs, paintings, statues and records dating back to the period of freedom struggle. Besides, the building also features a massive library that houses rare book collection. Smriti Soudha is positioned at Nimtouri, which is easily approachable by road.

     

    Ramjew Temple - Ramjew Temple, one of the ancient temples of Haldia, was found by Rani Janaki Devi. Initially, the temple featured beautiful sculptures of Lord Rama, her wife Sita, Lakshman accompanied by Hanuman. The idols went missing in the unfortunate event of theft that took place in 1967. Thereafter, the idols of deity in brass were established in the shrine. The main temple has an elevation of 90 ft that is also known as Dewan House. Behind the temple, there is a Dubey Palace.

     

    Muktidham Temple - The Muktidham Temple, owned by Vivekananda Mission Ashram, is one of the popular meditation centres of the region. The complex of Mukhtidham features a shrine of Goddess Kali accompanied by the idols of Radha-Krishna and Hanuman. The temple was commissioned in 1984 and was inaugurated in 1999 on the eve of birth anniversary of Sri Ramkrishna Paramhansa. In the complex, there are pictures of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa, Saradamani and Swami Vivekananda established by the mission. It is surrounded by well maintained garden, lawns and vegetable grounds along with Lord Shiva temple. One of the highlights of the temple is the entrance gate of white marble stone that exhibits South Indian style of architecture.

     

    Rakshit Bari - Rakshit Bari is one of the famous historic centres, which is now a popular tourist attraction. This place was the meeting centre of freedom fighters and revolutionaries during colonial times. Some of the noteworthy revolutionaries that often paid visit at the site were Khudiram Bose, Purba Chander Sen, Ali Samser and Ganesh Das. It is positioned beside the famous Bargabhima Temple, which is one of the most popular temples in the region.

     

    Matangini Statue - The statue of Matangini Hazra is one of the most frequented tourist sites in the region, positioned nearby Tamluk Jail. The place is remembered as one of the foremost sites owing to its association with Indian freedom movement. Matangini Hazra devoted herself in the non-cooperation movement in 1942. According to historians, she along with other activists proceeded to Tamluk Jail, when Britishers started shooting mercilessly. In this act, Matangini died on the spot carrying National flag of India. In her respect and memory, the statue was put up at the spot, where she breathed last.

     

    Kukrahati Port - Kukrahati Port hosts major trading activities of the region, as it connects city of Haldia with Kolkata. Positioned on the banks of Hooghly River, the spot is among major attractions around the town offering opportunities of recreation and sightseeing. Haldia Municipality also renders transportation services between Kukrahati and Haldia. The river connecting with sea is a beautiful sight to witness along with the vessel's voyage in the sea.

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    Golden Retreat, Haldia

    City Centre

    Some 120 kms. South West of Kolkata, amidst 10 acres of lush green in the industrial town of Haldia is THE GOLDEN RETREAT a 120 Room luxury getaway with centrally air-conditioned deluxe rooms and suits. The Victorian ar

    5,540.00 Avg/night

    Classic Inn Hotel, Haldia

    Near Khudiram Square

    Hotel Classic Inn is situated in the city of Haldia. It is at an accessible distance of 134 km from the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport and 123 km from the Dakshineswar Railway Station. Ample convenienc

    1,070.00 Avg/night

    Dreamland Hotel, Haldia

    Haldia

    Located in the port town of Haldia, Hotel Dreamland is 140 kms away from Kolkata. The Silver Jet Terminus is 16 kms away while the Durgachak Railway Station is just a kilometre away. A two-star property, Hotel Dreamland

    1,600.00 Avg/night

    Hotel Port Land, Haldia

    Durgachak

    Hotel Port Land, Haldia 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

    1,500.00 Avg/night

    East Coast Hotel, Haldia

    Durgachak

    East Coast Hotel, Haldia 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

    1,200.00 Avg/night

    Royal Harbour Hotel, Haldia

    Manjushree Cinema

    Royal Harbour Hotel, Haldia 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

    1,100.00 Avg/night

    Golden Palace, Haldia

    City Centre

    Golden Palace, Haldia 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

    1,350.00 Avg/night

    Prayag Balaji, Haldia

    Ranichak

    Prayag Balaji, Haldia 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

    1,140.00 Avg/night

    Millenium Inn Hotel, Haldia

    Durgachak

    Millenium Inn Hotel, Haldia 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

    1,500.00 Avg/night

    Haldia Regency Hotel, Haldia

    East Midnapore

    Haldia Regency Hotel, Haldia 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

    1,500.00 Avg/night

    New Ashoka Lodge, Haldia

    supermarket

    New Ashoka Lodge, Haldia 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

    1,350.00 Avg/night

    Landmark Plaza Hotel, Haldia

    National Highway 41

    Landmark Plaza Hotel, Haldia 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

    3,820.00 Avg/night

    Asoxa Lodge, Haldia

    Near Telephone Exchange

    Asoxa Lodge and Hotel is situated at a distance of 8 km from Haldia Dock and 13 km from Haldia Township Bus Stop.Haldia Railway Station is 10 km away from the hotel. Guests can visit Haldia Dock (8 km) and Mahishadal Raj

    1,960.00 Avg/night

    Nirala Lodge, Haldia

    Haldia

    Nirala Lodge, Haldia 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 crea

    1,100.00 Avg/night

    Tripty Hotel, Haldia

    Makhan Babur Bazar

    Tripty Hotel, Haldia 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 crea

    1,800.00 Avg/night

    Hotel Sagar, Haldia

    Basudev Pur

    Hotel Sagar, Haldia 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 creat

    1,200.00 Avg/night

    The First Club Hotel, Haldia

    Dighasipur

    The First Club Hotel, Haldia 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

    1,800.00 Avg/night

    The Royal Park Hotel, Haldia

    Haldia

    The Royal Park Hotel, Haldia 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

    1,940.00 Avg/night

    India Hotel, Haldia

    Durgachawk

    India Hotel, Haldia 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 creat

    1,300.00 Avg/night

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    Haldia Dock - Haldia Dock, located on of the major trading centre in the region, was commissioned by Kolkata Port Trust in 1977. The complex features composite cargo handling facilities with particular emphasis on bulk cargo. It is due to the port of Haldia, the place has emerged as a commercial hub of West Bengal. At present, the port handles an annual cargo of around 21 million tonnes that is almost double of Kolkata Port. The current contribution of port to import is 15.89 million tonnes, whereas 4.80 tonnes is exported from the port. Three Oil Jetties with an overall capacity of 16 million tonnes handle crude POL products that are featured in the dock.

     

    Hamilton School - The Hamilton School is one of the most ancient learning centres in the province of Kolkata, established in 1852. The institution was founded by Mr. Robert Charles Hamilton, a salt merchant and a philanthropist. He, along with the association of Mr. David Hare, founded the centre for academic growth of society. Khudiram Bose (freedom fighter), Ajoy Kumar Mukherjee (ex-chief minister of West Bengal), Biswanath Mukherjee, Srish Ch. Bose and Dr. Jadugopal Mukherjee are some of the alumnus of the institution.

     

    Balughata River Side Sunset Point - Balughata River Side Sunset Point is one of the beautiful locations, positioned on long stretched Haldi river bank. Well known for sighting sunset, the highlight of this site is the ripples of flowing river that changes its colour with the movement of sun. The red sun-rising and sun-setting sky lures tourists to pay a visit. This site is also popular among bird watchers, as numerous bird species flock the shore in search of water.

     

    Mahishadal Rajbari - Mahishadal Rajbari is an erstwhile estate of Janardan Upadhyay of Uttar Pradesh. At present, the site has become a major tourist attraction that features a rich collection of stuffed bodies of animals, painting and furniture.The Mahishadal Raj estate houses two palaces, wherein the old palace was built around 1840 AD. The other palace was put up later in 1937, which is a dwelling place of the successors of the royal family. One of the attractions at the estate is the famous Goplajew Temple, which is situated in the courtyard.

     

    Bargabhima Temple - Bargabhima Temple is one of the popular revered shrines, which is dedicated to Hindu goddess ‘Tara’. The temple was built by Kings of Mayur dynasty in the Orissan style of architecture. The chief deity of the temple is Goddess Bargabhima, who is a manifestation of Shakti. The temple features an idol of stone with four hands, holding a Trishul in the upper right hand and a sword in the lower one. The left upper hand has a human skull and the head of a demon in the lower left hand. The deity standing on Lord Shiva is identical to Mahishasura Mardini housed in the sanctum. The Baradeul or inner sanctuary, the Jagamohana (audience hall) and the Natmandir (dancing hall) are the sections of the worship centre. Establishment of the town is also believed to be one the sites of Buddhist monastery and Buddha Bihar.

     

    Gopaljew Temple - Gopaljew Temple is one of the renowned shrines, housed inside the estate of Mahishadal. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna, called as Gopalji, whose sculpture is one of the attractions of the temple. According to historians, the shrine was established by Rani Janaki in 1778. Built in Navaratna type of architecture, the temple also features two temples of Lord Shiva. Jagannath Temple and Natmandir are positioned on either side of the entrance. The festival known as Ratha Yatra is celebrated with great pomp and show in this temple.

     

    Tamluk Rajbari - Tamluk Rajbari is one of popular centres due to its historic and cultural significance. History associated with the site dates back to 2,500 years. The palace at the complex is believed to be established in 5th century BC by the Mayuradha dynasty. Besides, the site is also linked with the incident of Swayamvar Sabha (marriage ceremony) of Lady Draupadi that occurred in the epic Mahabharata. During colonial rule, freedom leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose also visited the site that hosted chief events for freedom struggle.

     

    Smriti Soudha - Smriti Soudha is one of the most frequented sites in the city of Haldia. The four-storey building, painted with yellow, is positioned on the way to Mechada from Haldia. Founded in 1986, Smriti Soudha is one of the renowned repositories of Kolkata. Its gallery exhibits a rich collection of photographs, paintings, statues and records dating back to the period of freedom struggle. Besides, the building also features a massive library that houses rare book collection. Smriti Soudha is positioned at Nimtouri, which is easily approachable by road.

     

    Ramjew Temple - Ramjew Temple, one of the ancient temples of Haldia, was found by Rani Janaki Devi. Initially, the temple featured beautiful sculptures of Lord Rama, her wife Sita, Lakshman accompanied by Hanuman. The idols went missing in the unfortunate event of theft that took place in 1967. Thereafter, the idols of deity in brass were established in the shrine. The main temple has an elevation of 90 ft that is also known as Dewan House. Behind the temple, there is a Dubey Palace.

     

    Muktidham Temple - The Muktidham Temple, owned by Vivekananda Mission Ashram, is one of the popular meditation centres of the region. The complex of Mukhtidham features a shrine of Goddess Kali accompanied by the idols of Radha-Krishna and Hanuman. The temple was commissioned in 1984 and was inaugurated in 1999 on the eve of birth anniversary of Sri Ramkrishna Paramhansa. In the complex, there are pictures of Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa, Saradamani and Swami Vivekananda established by the mission. It is surrounded by well maintained garden, lawns and vegetable grounds along with Lord Shiva temple. One of the highlights of the temple is the entrance gate of white marble stone that exhibits South Indian style of architecture.

     

    Rakshit Bari - Rakshit Bari is one of the famous historic centres, which is now a popular tourist attraction. This place was the meeting centre of freedom fighters and revolutionaries during colonial times. Some of the noteworthy revolutionaries that often paid visit at the site were Khudiram Bose, Purba Chander Sen, Ali Samser and Ganesh Das. It is positioned beside the famous Bargabhima Temple, which is one of the most popular temples in the region.

     

    Matangini Statue - The statue of Matangini Hazra is one of the most frequented tourist sites in the region, positioned nearby Tamluk Jail. The place is remembered as one of the foremost sites owing to its association with Indian freedom movement. Matangini Hazra devoted herself in the non-cooperation movement in 1942. According to historians, she along with other activists proceeded to Tamluk Jail, when Britishers started shooting mercilessly. In this act, Matangini died on the spot carrying National flag of India. In her respect and memory, the statue was put up at the spot, where she breathed last.

     

    Kukrahati Port - Kukrahati Port hosts major trading activities of the region, as it connects city of Haldia with Kolkata. Positioned on the banks of Hooghly River, the spot is among major attractions around the town offering opportunities of recreation and sightseeing. Haldia Municipality also renders transportation services between Kukrahati and Haldia. The river connecting with sea is a beautiful sight to witness along with the vessel's voyage in the sea.

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