Midnapore

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The district of Midnapore is bounded by the rivers Hugli and Rupnarayan in the east and the coastline of the Bay of Bengal in the south. The Garh Moyna fort, the tomb of Hazarat Pir Lohani and the tomb of John Pearce are some of the places or touristic interest in and around Midnapore.

Getting There:

Air: The nearest Airport is Dum Dum in Kolkata.

Rail: The main railhead is Kharagpur.

Road: National Highways 6 and 41, cut across Midnapore district, connecting it with various parts of the State.

Excursion:

Dariapur: Dariapur is famous for its ancient Kapal Kundala temple. It has a lighthouse worth visiting.

Digha: The most popular seaside resort in West Bengal, Digha is famous for its firm moist beach that is also one of the widest in the world. The clean, gently rolling sea is excellent for swimming and the beach is almost screened from the town by thick casuarina tress. Supported by a wide variety of hotels and private lodges, Digha offers an exotic holiday on the seashore.

Janput: Janput is famous for tits beautiful beach and the water fish farm. The drive to Janput via Kanthi takes one through cashew forests and beautiful sea view.

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