Henry Island in South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Henry Island

Henry Island, West Bengal 743339

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About Henry Island

A beautiful island near Bakhali. The name, Henry's Island, is derived from a British explorer who arrived on the island back in the 19th century.   The place is famous for its tranquillity, its virgin beach and the crabs that thrive on it.



Attractions near Henry Island

MOUSUNI ISLAND 10.34km from Henry Island

Mousini Island is the example of virgin Islands where most human feet have not left behind their marks yet.  It is the perfect amalgamation of peace and beach, sun and sand, sea and rivers. There are several cottages, resorts and all. One can enjoy leisure days here.

Kapil Muni Temple,Gangasagar24.26km from Henry Island

The temple of Kapil Muni is situated on the Sagar Island is dedicated to Kapil Muni. The current structure is a recent one and it has a stone block, considered to be the representation of Sage Kapil.  There is also a ‘Gangasagar Mela’ held in the place, which is said to be the largest fair in West Bengal.

Sagar Island25.7km from Henry Island

Gangasagar or Sagar Island is an island in the Ganges delta, lying on the continental shelf of Bay of Bengal about 100 km south of Kolkata. The island is large with an area of 224.3 kms. Gangasagar is a charming tourist destination, which attracts both pilgrims and adventure lovers.

Sundarban National Park66.6km from Henry Island

The Sundarbans National Park is a national park, tiger reserve, and biosphere reserve in West Bengal, India. It is part of the Sundarbans on the Ganges Delta, and adjacent to the Sundarban Reserve Forest in Bangladesh. On 4 May 1984 it was declared a national park. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site . It is considered as a World Network of Biosphere Reserve.

Mandarmani Beach68.33km from Henry Island

Mandarmani is a seaside resort village in the state of West Bengal, India, and lies in East Midnapore district, at the northern end of the Bay of Bengal. It is one of the largest seaside resorts of West Bengal, fast-developing.

Tajpur Beach71.63km from Henry Island

Tajpur is one of the most hidden beaches in India. Tajpur beach lies in the Purba Medinipur district of South Bengal, Surrounded with patches of forests this sea shore destination truly offers great visual pleasure. The sea beach of Tajpur has an unusual shape - unlike the most sorted crescent shape Tajpur has an inverted Crescent shape of the beach which gives an unusual panoramic view of the sea.

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It is the largest district of West Bengal and the sixth most populous district in India.