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Sajnekhali wildlife Sanctuary

Sajnekhali, West Bengal 743370, India

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About Sajnekhali wildlife Sanctuary

The area is mainly mangrove scrub, forest and swamp. It was set up as a sanctuary in 1976. It is home to a rich population of different species of wildlife, such as water fowl, heron, pelican, spotted deer, rhesus macaques, wild boar, tigers, water monitor lizards, fishing cats, otters, Olive ridley turtle, crocodiles, Batagur terrapins, and migratory birds.



Attractions near Sajnekhali wildlife Sanctuary

Sundarban National Park32.48km from Sajnekhali wildlife Sanctuary

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.

Hammam Khana35.2km from Sajnekhali wildlife Sanctuary

This is the royal bath specifically built for Shah Jahan's wife to enjoy a luxurious bath in water constructed during Mughal Period. The Hammam is beautifully decorated with paintings on honey comb work. Even today, the ceiling has many intricate paintings.

Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary55.83km from Sajnekhali wildlife Sanctuary

Also known as Kayal-r Bagan famous for availability of a wide variety of birds, butterflies, ferns, and orchids which is located very close to the metropolis Kolkata. the place is very calm and quiet and nowadays a lot of people come here to wander and explore this place.

Japanese Forest - Eco Tourism Park.64.22km from Sajnekhali wildlife Sanctuary

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.

Science City64.24km from Sajnekhali wildlife Sanctuary

Science City, Kolkata, a unit of the National Council of Science Museums is the largest science centre in India. The Science Centre complex comprises Space Odyssey, Dynamotion, Science Exploration Hall, Maritime Centre, Earth Exploration Hall and a sprawling Science Park.

Mother's Wax Museum64.51km from Sajnekhali wildlife Sanctuary

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.

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