Must see points of attractions in West Bengal Howrah bridge the most famous bridge for its marvellous architecture, Kanchenjunga Mountains that takes a convincing place in every geography book, Darjeeling, the famous hill station for its tea produce, the Hooghly river known as the branch of ganges, Sundarbans, for its Bengal Tigers are known by everyone in and around India. These places creates a urge to travel into the baffled minds of the tourists.
The cultural capital of India and the capital city of West Bengal is famous for its 75 year old Howrah Bridge that connects the Kolkata and Howrah on the banks of river Hoogly. We shouldn’t miss out the Victoria Memorial Hall to awaken ourselves from the Indo-Saracenic architecture. On the entrance there is a bronze statue of Queen Victoria with a total of 25 galleries including the sculpture gallery, royal gallery,etc… The Indian Museum of Kolkata consists of different sections like geology, archaeology, anthropology, zoology and art sections. The Calcutta racecourse, Marble palace , Eden gardens, Park street are popular attractions among the tourists.
The Mandarmani is a growing tourist attraction of West Bengal where the tourists can enjoy all kinds of water sports like jet skiing, surfing, banana boat rides, ATV Bikes, etc… It is a perfect place to watch the sunrise with our loved ones. There is a festival called Digha-Mandarmani happening every year of January that organizes events of many musical bands.
Famous for its 15th century temples, the history buffs goes on to cloud nine once they enter into this arena. It stands mighty with beautiful terracotta temples with exquisite details on it bringing them pride for their temple architectural skills. They used a substitute for bricks like clay since it was scarce in the flooded places. The art and culture attained a new level in this region where the royals were more involved in art and music. The gokulchand temple or the Pancharatna temple, Gate of Old Fort, Jorbangla Temple, Radha Govinda Temple are must visit places when we are in Bishnupur.
The world’s largest Mangrove forest and the home to the famous Bengal Tigers is worth the visit by every for every wildlife photographers. It is a UNESCO recognized world heritage site that is mainly targeted in protecting the Tigers under the Project Tiger. Major attractions of Sunderbans are Sajnekhali a bird sanctuary, Bhagabatpur Crocodile Project which is a crocodile breeding farm, Piyali Island is a good place for a stroll, bird watching, boat rides, etc.
The serene monasteries, blissful tea plantations, sounds of the cowbells into the forests and the vibrant soul of Winter can be felt when we are in Darjeeling. This enchanting hill station offers us with fluffy white clouds and emerald green valleys and hazy skies lets us to soak ourselves into the nature trails in Tiger Hill, Kanchenjunga, Peace Pagoda, Batasia Loop, Lava, Everest Museum, Barbotey Rock Garden, Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary.