Sagar Island, about 150 km south of Bengal, is a famous Hindu pilgrim spot. Every year, on Makar Sankranti (an auspicious day on the Hindu calendar) on Jan 14, thousands of people gather there to take a dip in the Ganga river and offer puja.
On the return journey, the trains will start from Namkhana Jan 16.
Tourism in India Hotels Tour Attractions Packages Operators West Bengal : Main Tour Attractions
Districts Bankura,... Bardhaman... Birbhum .... Cooch Behar ... Darjeeling ... East Midnapore ... Hooghly ,
Howrah ... Jalpaiguri ... Kolkata ... Malda ...Murshidabad ...Nadia ... North 24 Parganas ... North Dinajpur, ...Purulia... South 24 Parganas, South Dinajpur, West Midnapore
Area: 187 sq. kms. Altitude: 5.8 meters.
Places Of Interest : Belur Math, Botanical Garden, Dakshineshwar Temple, Howarh Bridge, Jain Temple, Kali Temple, Marble Palace, Nakhoda Mosque, National Library, Rabindra Sarobar, Raj Bhavan, Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Sahid Minar (Ochterlony Monument), St.Paul's Cathedral,
Victoria Memorial, Zoological Gardens.
Planetarium, Gurusaday Museum, Nehru Children's Museum, Rabindra Bharati Museum, State Archaeological Gallery, Victoria Memorial Hall Museum.
Digha Beach- 185 kms, Santiniketan- 213 kms, Bakkhali Beach- 132 kms, Chandannagar- 39 kms, Diamond Harbour- 51 kms, Sundarban- 131 kms, Tribani- 48 kms, Gangasagar- 140 kms, Malda- 340 kms, Kalna- 82 kms, Navadweep- 110 kms, Mayapur- 134 kms, Murshidabad- 221 kms, Vishnupur-
152 kms, Belur Math- 16 kms, Dakshineshwar Temple- 20 kms, Botanical Gardens- 8 kms, Murshidabad- 221 kms, Shantiniketan- 167 kms.