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Top 7 attractions to explore in Bankura

Bankura is an administrative unit in the Indian state of West Bengal. The district has been described as the "connecting link between the plains of Bengal on the east and Chota Nagpur plateau on the west.

Attractions in Bankura

Biharinath HillBiharinath Hill, West Bengal 722153

Biharinath is the second highest hill in the Bankura district of the sub-Himalayan range.  It is a place where one can take a break from the daily busy life and simply rejuvenate one's mind and soul.

Gokulchand TempleGakulnagar, West Bengal 722138, India

This is a temple that was the grandest of the few Bengal stone temples. The whole temple complex is surrounded by a high wall, giving it the look of fort rather than a temple.

Hadal NarayanpurHadal Narayanpur, West Bengal, India

Located on the banks of the Bodai River, the twin-villages of Hadal-Narayanpur is famous for the Mandal family terracotta temples that comprise of Barataraf, Mejotaraf and the Chhototaraf temples.

Joypur Forest Joypur Forest Range Office, Jangalmahal, West Bengal 722138, India

Joypur forest is thickly forest stippled with a lot of trees. The clam forest is not only famous for the trees, and there is also large varieties of wild living beings also. An observatory inside the forest gives a panoramic view of the entire forest.

Kalachand TempleDalmadal Para, Bishnupur, West Bengal 722122, India

This is the earliest of the Eka-Ratna temples found in Bishnupur built in 1656 AD by king Raghunath Sinha. The architecture of this temple is quite astonishing which Comprising of a square ground arrangement and a solitary tower laying on a bent rooftop.

Radha Binod TempleKuchiakol, West Bengal 722138, India

A famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu which was built in 1659 in Achala style of architecture. Today a lot of people visit this temple every day to view this architectural wonder.

Susunia HillSusunia Hill, West Bengal 722133

A famous spot in the Bankura District for indigenous sports like mountaineering, rock climbing, and trekking. The entire hill is covered luxuriously with lush green shrubs and tall trees. There also stands an ancient but impeccably carved monolith structure on the Susunia Hill named as the Narasimha Stone.

Map of attractions in Bankura