Top 9 attractions to explore in West Medinipur
A district in the West Bengal state. It was formed on 1 January 2002 after the Partition of Midnapore into Paschim Medinipur and Purba Medinipur.
Attractions in West Medinipur
Arabari Forest Range is the name of a forest range in the West Midnapore district. Conservation efforts were begun in 1972 by an Indian Forest Service. Now the forest is dense green and one can have a safari by the permission of the forest department. There are a lot of wildlife population inside the forest and they are conserved very carefully by the forest department
Kanakdurga temple of Chilkigarh is the main attraction of the district. The temple is covered in the west by a dense forest that is covered with medicinal plant of 433 types and has a beautiful river that flows between the raj palace of Chilkigarh and Kanakdurga temple.
Gangani is a natural canyon situated near the town of Garhbeta, in the Paschim Medinipur district also known as the The Grand Canyon of West Bengal is almost 70 feet deep and is formed due to natural erosion of the Shilabati River. Due to its scenic beauty, the place has become a popular tourist spot.
The Jhargram Raj Palace is the current residence of the Malla Deb Royal family founded around 1592 AD by Sarveshwar Singh. About 10 rooms plus three dormitories on the ground floor have been converted into a Heritage Hotel run by the family. The Palace is an opulent Italianate structure set in carefully laid lawns and gardens.
This is a group of two temple which is dedicated to Mahadev and Mahamaya which is associated with the ancient fort of Karnagah. Which stand unhurt and excellent in thin structure. Tourists and devotees come here with a special feeling for these temples. this place is famous for tis views, and architectural beauty. Daily a lot of people visit this place.
Kurumbera Fort is one of the most undiscovered forts in West Bengal. The architecture of this fort is a fusion of Odisha and Mughal architecture and is preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India. It was believed that the fort was built in a single night.
Nehru Museum of Science and Technology is a museum situated within the IIT Kharagpur campus. It showcases many exhibits from various institutes and organizations across India and comprises of many technical models from the recent to past. The open area outside the building has many open-air demonstrations and outdoor exhibits including a hunter fighter plane, and a steam locomotive engine.
Map of attractions in West Medinipur