Chandraketugarh - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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Chandraketugarh is an archaeological site located beside the Bidyadhari river. Excavation between 1957-68 revealed relics of several historical periods. Chandraketugarh site and surrounding area could be the place known to ancient Greek and Roman writers as having the same name as the river Ganges
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Mother's Wax Museum
24.74km from Chandraketugarh
Mother's Wax Museum is a wax museum located in Action Area - II of Kolkata. It contains wax statues of more than 50 personalities. The museum has been named after Mother Teresa. Being famous in Kolkata, a lot of people comes here daily to have a look at those sculptures.
Japanese Forest - Eco Tourism Park.
25.19km from Chandraketugarh
This is an urban park in New Town, Kolkata and the biggest park so far in India situated on a 480 acres surrounded by a waterbody. It is often visited by picnickers or those who want a quick escape from the busy life. All the facilities provided inside the park are designed to decrease the adverse effects on nature through non-pollution and preservation of the natural landscape.
29.09km from Chandraketugarh
Clive House is a famous historical place. It may unearth a 1300-year old city beneath Kolkata. This is a famous archeological site. The origin of the Clive House, also known as Burra Kothi, still remains a mystery. The house at Dum Dum was thought to have been acquired by Clive either shortly before the battle of Plessey in 1757 as an operational base.
Parshwanath Jain Temple
33.97km from Chandraketugarh
Parshwanath Jain Temple is a Jain temple at Badridas Temple Street and a major tourist attraction in Kolkata built by a Jain named Rai Badridas Bahadoor Mookim in 1867. The temple is famous for its architecture and ambiance. The peaceful surrounding and the silence creates a nice mood here.
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
34.29km from Chandraketugarh
Dakshineswar Temple is a famous temple of the Hindu Goddess, Kali, which is located on the eastern embankment of the Hooghly close to Kolkata Built by Rani Rashmoni in the year 1855. The three-storey beautiful temple was made in the traditional Bengali style of Nava-Ratna or nine spires which rises up to a height of 100 feet.
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