Top Tourist Attractions in North 24 Parganas
North 24 Parganas or sometimes North Twenty Four Parganas is a district in southern West Bengal, of eastern India. North 24 Parganas extends in the tropical zone from latitude 22° 11′ 6″ north to 23° 15′ 2″ north and from longitude 88º20′ east to 89º5′ east.
The district comprises of the densely populated urban fringe of the metropolitan city of Kolkata, with the already built-up city of Salt Lake and the New City at Rajarhat on one side and the remote riverine villages in the Sundarbans on the other. Being near Kolkata, it is well connected by surface and local trains with Kolkata.
North 24 Parganas district is in southern West Bengal. It is bordered to Nadia by north, to Bangladesh (Khulna Division) by north and east, to South 24 Parganas and Kolkata by south and to Kolkata, Howrah and Hoogly by west. Barasat is the district headquarters of North 24 Parganas.
Best Places to Visit in North 24 Parganas
- ADYAPITH TEMPLE
- Chakla Dham
- ANNAPURNA MANDIR
- MULAJOR KALIBARI AT SHYAMNAGAR
- NAIHATI BANKIM SANGRAHASHALA
- Gandhi Ghat
- Gandhi Museum Barrackpore
- Sadhak Ramprasad Sen Vita
- AQUATICA Theme Park
- Rabindra Tirtha
- CLIVE HOUSE (DUM DUM)
Best Time to Visit in North 24 Parganas
How to Reach North 24 Parganas
How to reach N 24 Parganas by Air
The nearest International Airport is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata, roughly one hour drive from North 24 Parganas. The Airport is well connected with other major cities such as Frankfurt, Bangkok, Paro, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Dubai and Yangon. Domestic flights are also available for the cities such as Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad.
Nearest Airport : Nscbi Airport, Kolkata
How to reach N 24 Parganas by Rail
The nearest Railway Station is Kolkata Railway Station. It is situated on the major New Delhi-Kolkata railway line and is linked with the cities like New Delhi, Bangalore, Mysore, Lucknow, Chennai, Kanyakumari, Puri, Ahmedabad and Gaya through Lokmanya Tilak Express, Navjeevan Express and Karnataka Express.
How to reach N 24 Parganas by Road
North 24 Parganas is 49 Kms from Kolkata, 133 Kms from Bardhaman, 140 Kms from Haldia, 168 Kms from Bishnupur, 199 Kms from Durgapur, 240 Kms from Asansol, 323 Kms from Jamshedpur and 450 Kms from Ranchi and is well connected through West Bengal State Road Transport Corporation (WBSRTC) and some private travel services.