Best places to visit in West Bengal: discover the Top destinations of West Bengal
Kolkata is situated on the banks of the River Hooghly. This city was established about 300 years ago from 3 villages.
Acknowledged as the Jewel of the east, this city still carries the Victorian imprint on its structures and streets. The Victoria Memorial, constructed in memory of Queen Victoria is one of the main attractions of this city.
The ‘fountain of Joy’ which faces the memorial is a beautiful fairy tale sight for the tourist.
Apart from that the Indian museum, Maidan and Fort William, Eden Garden, St. Paul’s Cathedral and Ochterlony Monuments are some of the spots which shouldn’t be missed.
One of the well-liked hill stations providing a respite for the visitors from the summers blistering heat Darjeeling is Darjeeling, an enthralling place where a visit to a tea plantation is possible, a beautiful view of Buddhist monasteries is probable as well as thrilling treks to the high altitude spots to chance upon a closer view of the famed Kanchenjunga is a must.
Siliguri : the Jaldapara sanctuary famous for its barking deer and wild elephants, the Gourmara Sanctuary, Cooch-Behar and the Kalijhora alongside the Teesta River which is idealistic for fishing are the main spot attractions of this city.