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By Libin ChandranPublished 2 months ago 3 min read

West Bengal is a state located in eastern India. It is bordered by Bangladesh to the east, Nepal and Bhutan to the north, and the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, and Assam to the west.

1. Darjeeling is a hill station in West Bengal, India. It is known for its tea plantations, stunning views of the Himalayas, and its colonial history. Major tourist attractions include:

Tiger Hill

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Rock Garden and Ganga Maya Park

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

Ghoom Monastery

Happy Valley Tea Estate

Batasia Loop

Darjeeling Mall (Chowrasta)

Japanese Peace Pagoda.

2. Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal and a major cultural, commercial and educational hub of eastern India. Here are some of its popular tourist attractions:

Victoria Memorial

Howrah Bridge

St. Paul's Cathedral

Kalighat Temple

Park Street

Indian Museum

Mother House

Birla Planetarium

Fort William

botanical Garden.

3. The Sundarbans National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in West Bengal, India. It is known for its mangrove forests, diverse wildlife, and being the natural habitat of the Bengal tiger. Some popular activities in the park include:

Wildlife safari

Boat Tours

Bird Watching

Mangrove Forest Trekking

Visit to the Sajnekhali Wildlife Sanctuary

Visit to the Sudhanyakhali Watch Tower

Visit to the Netidhopani Watch Tower.

4. Kalimpong is a hill station in West Bengal, India known for its colonial history, stunning views of the Himalayas, and its vibrant culture. Some of the popular tourist attractions in Kalimpong are:

Durpin Dara Hill

Zong Dog Palri Fo Brang Gompa

Mangal Dham

Dr. Graham's Homes

Deolo Hill

Kalimpong Science Centre

Kalimpong Arts & Craft Centre

Kali Mandir

Army Golf Course

Kalimpong Flower Market.

5. The Victoria Memorial is a museum and a landmark located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It was built to commemorate Queen Victoria and serves as a celebration of British rule in India. Some notable features of the Victoria Memorial are:

Marble Architecture

Museum Collections (British Raj history, paintings, sculptures, manuscripts)

Beautiful Gardens

Bronze Statues

National Anthem at Sunset

Light and Sound Show.

6. Howrah Bridge, also known as Rabindra Setu, is a cantilever bridge located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It spans over the Hooghly River and is considered a symbol of Kolkata. Some notable features of Howrah Bridge are:

Iconic Landmark

Busiest Cantilever Bridge

Connects Howrah to Kolkata

Beautiful View of River Hooghly

Engineering Marvel

Crowded but worth a visit.

7. Sriniketan, also known as Visva-Bharati University, is an institution founded by Rabindranath Tagore in West Bengal, India. It is located near the town of Santiniketan and is known for its association with the Nobel Prize-winning poet and polymath. Some popular attractions in Sriniketan include:

Rabindra Bhavan Museum

Upasana Griha

Kala Bhavan

Patha Bhavan



Sangeet Bhavan

Palli Samgathana Vibhaga

Natun Siksha Bhavan.

8. Ramakrishna Mission is a Hindu monastic organization founded by Swami Vivekananda in 1897, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It is dedicated to the teachings of Ramakrishna and his wife, Sarada Devi, and aims to promote spirituality, education, and social service. Some popular attractions associated with the Ramakrishna Mission include:

Ramakrishna Mission Belur Math

Ramakrishna Museum

Sarada Math

Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture

Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith

Ramakrishna Mission Residential College

Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Narendrapur.

9. Bishnupur is a city in West Bengal, India known for its rich cultural and historical heritage, including its temple architecture. Some of the popular temple attractions in Bishnupur include:

Ras Mancha

Madan Mohan Temple

Jor Bangla Temple

Shyam Rai Temple

Radha-Madhav Temple

Lalji Temple

Krishna-Raya Temple

Malleswar Temple

Sidheswari Temple

Nandalal Temple.

10. Nandan is a cultural complex located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It is one of the major cultural centers in the city and serves as a hub for the performing arts, films, and exhibitions. Some notable features of Nandan are:

Film Screenings

Theater Performances

Art Exhibitions

Cultural Programs

Open-Air Theater

Coffee Shop


Multi-Purpose Hall

Children's Park


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