Purulia located at the heart of West Bengal which is famous for its ancient buildings and temples. It is believed to be the oldest place in West Bengal that has been an important centre of Mahajananapadas in ancient era. It is basically a historical place that has transformed the state into one of the niche holiday destination in India. Purulia has many beautiful places to be explored by the tourists. Its unique culture and traditions has made it one of the most popular tourists destination in West Bengal .It has picturesque environment and astounding sceneries that makes the tourists spell bind.
Places to visit in Purulia
Cheliamma- it is famous for its exclusive terracotta figurines and carvings around the temple. This place is quite famous for its exclusiveness and history. It has Radha-Krishan idols and apart from this the tourists get familiar with the Bengali culture prevalent during the ancient epoch. It attracts large numbers of tourists every year from all over the world.
Deulghat- it has many temples and basically called as land of temples. It has all total 15 temples at the bank of Kansai River. The awe-inspiring architecture of the temple coupled with elegant carvings is one of the fore most attractions of this place. The temple reflects the glorious culture of the past.
Saheb Bandh- it is a 50 acre lake which enhance the beauty of Purulia. It was built in the mid 19th century. It took five years to get constructed. Every year different varieties of migratory birds come here as it is their temporary home. Therefore it is an ideal place for the bird watchers. And also the tourists enjoy the colorful birds which are rare to see and can be seen only in this place.
Ayodhya hill- it is perfect place for trekking. This place has many things for the tourists to explore. The beauty of this hill and the view of sunrise and sunset from this are just mesmerizing and thrilling. This place is quite famous for its fresh water and spring. It is perfect place for the nature lovers.
Para- it is basically a village that serves a mind blowing tourists spot. It has temple of the ancient epoch. This place reflects the glorious and magnificent history of our country. This place will surely raise tones eyebrow.
How to reach Purulia
By AIR Kolkata is the nearest airport of Purulia. The Kolkata airport is well connected with all the parts of the world. Taxi is available from the airport.
By TRAIN Howrah or sealdah is the nearest rail head of Purulia. This place is well linked with all the metropolitan cities of India.
By BUS Regular bus services are available from all the parts West Bengal. Both private and public buses are accessible.
Ideal time to visit the Purulia
The best time to visit Purulia is in spring which is during the month of September-November.