Balurghat is quite famous for its picturesque landscape and pollution free ambience. It also has a small forest at the surrounding areas that enhance the natural beauty of the place. This is the main attraction of the place. It has museums, temples that are visited every year by the tourists. The scenic beauty makes the tourists spell bind and the calm atmosphere attracts thousands of tourists every year. It is a historically famous place where we can get large numbers of manuscript dating from Ashoka age to middle age.
The places of interest
Bollakali temple- it is a beautiful temple with the deity of Goddess Kali. This temple is not only visited by the local people but also by the people from the adjoining areas. The glorious work of the temple attracts the tourists.
The museum of Balurghat- it is famous for its antique and unique collection of coins, inscription, terracotta, sculpture, ornamental stones, paintings, etc. it is a place must visit by the tourists. From this museum people come to know many things about the past.
Tapan Dighi- it is one of the largest lake of the area. It is located 35km away from Balurghat. The scenic beauty and the dazzling lake attract the tourists from all corners of the world. One can enjoy a mesmerizing view of sunrise and sunset over here.
Patiram Thakur Estate- it is old building of Ancient time which bears the memory of Tagore Family. On the bank of River Atreyee stands a beautiful and stunning building that attracts the tourists from miles.
How to reach the place
Bagdogra or Kolkata is the nearest airport of Balurghat. From there taxi or cab is always available. This both the airport is well connected to all the parts of the country as well as abroad.
Howrah or Sealdah is the nearest rail head of Balurghat. This both rail terminal are well linked with all the parts of the country.
Regular bus services are available from any parts of West Bengal. It takes few hours to reach the place.
Best time to visit the place
It has a pleasant weather throughout the year. Therefore except the rainy season the tourist can visit the place any time of the year.