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Top 10 attractions to explore in Purba Medinipur

Purba Medinipur is one of the 18 administrative districts of West Bengal with its headquarters located at Tamluk. The district was carved out of the erstwhile Medinipur district on January 1, 2002.

Attractions in Purba Medinipur

Bargabhima Templemarket, Tamluk, West Bengal 721636, India

This is an ancient Hindu temple in Purba Medinipur built in 1150 years ago. This temple is considered as 51 shakti path of mother Durga where left lower leg of Sati fell.  The temple has been announced by Heritage Site by West Bengal Govt.

Digha BeachDigha Beach, West Bengal

Digha is a seaside resort town in the state of West Bengal, India. It lies in Purba Medinipur district and at the northern end of the Bay of Bengal. It has a low gradient with a shallow sand beach. It is the most popular sea resort in West Bengal.

Digha GateDigha - Contai Rd, Ghersai, West Bengal 721463, India

Digha Gate is an entrance gate built on the National Highway 116B in the coastal town of Digha, India, near the Bay of Bengal. The gate is also known as the Gateway of Digha and the Digha Welcome Gate. The gate was formerly known as Brighton of Calcutta.

Digha Science Centre & National Science CampNew Digha, SH 57, New Digha, Midnapore, West Bengal 721463, India

Functions under the National Council of Science Museums inaugurated in 1997. This Science Centre showcases a comprehensive view of scientific principles through its 3D theatre shows, scientific models, Jurassic Park with Light & Sound Show and a digital planetarium.

Mahishadal RajBariGarh Kamalpur, West Bengal 721628, India

A palace built by Janardan Upadhyay who often came to the region for business. The area comprises two palaces, an old one and a new one. The new one is inhabited by the successors of the royal family. The ground floor rooms have a good collection of stuffed bodies of animals, paintings, furniture etc. The famous Krishna Temple, Gopaljee Temple, is situated in the courtyard of this palace.

Mandarmani BeachMandarmani Beach, Mandarmani, West Bengal

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.

Old Digha Sea BeachOld Digha Sea Beach, West Bengal

This is a beautiful beach that was in the Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal. Digha was discovered as a sea beach resort in late eighteen century. The beach is girdled with Casuarina plantations along the coast enhancing the beauty of this place.

Shankarpur BeachShankarpur, West Bengal, India

Shankarpur gives you the luxury of experiencing the thrill of isolated beaches, calming winds, and that typical old-world charm.  Shankarpur is the beautiful beach town that affords to give you the luxury of the sea, as it's meant to be- calm and boundless.

Tajpur BeachBay Tower, Bay Tower, Hiland Park, Eastern Metropolitan Bypass, Tajpur, 1925, Chak Garia, Santoshpur, Tajpur, West Bengal 700094, India

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.

Tamluk RajbariTamluk, West Bengal 721636, India

These ancient ruins of the Tamluk Palace are a brilliant spectacle of architectural brilliance. The temple is believed to be 2500 years old and was inhabited by a West Bengal King. Now it is a protected monument and a lot of people come to this place to visit these architectural ruins.

Map of attractions in Purba Medinipur