June 16, 2024

Best Places to Visit in Purulia


Top Tourist Attractions in Purulia

Purulia district is one of West Bengal‘s twenty-three districts in Eastern India. Purulia serves as the district’s administrative centre. Raghunathpur-Adra, Jhalida, and Balarampur are some of the other significant towns in the Purulia district.

Best Places to Visit in Purulia

Hundreds of thousands of tourists come to visit Purulia annually to witness the charm of the natural scenery of Ayodhya, Turga Falls, PPSP Upper and Lower Dam, Dawri khal in Kesto Bazar Dam, Lahoria Shiv Mandir, Matha and Kuilapal, falls and tribal habitations of Ajodhya Hills and Bagmundih, dams like Panchet, Murguma Dam and Futiari, heritage buildings like Panchakot Raj Place, trekking range of Matha proud with Pakhi Pahar, and Joychandi Pahar, picnic spots like Baranti, Duarsini, Doladanga, Jamuna, traditional folk dance and culture like Chhou Dance and Jhumur Song.

 Best Time to Visit in Purulia


How to Reach Purulia

How to reach Purulia by flight

Purulia is served by the Kolkata airport Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The airport is well linked to all areas of India as well as the rest of the world. Purulia is 330 kilometres from Kolkata, where you may rent a cab or take one of the many buses that run on this route.

Nearest Airport: Birsa Munda Airport (IXR) – 106 kms from Purulia

Tentative return flight prices to Birsa Munda Airport (IXR) from major cities in India.

By road

Purulia is well connected by road to other surrounding cities in West Bengal, as it is a famous tourist destination. The township’s connection is maintained by regular government and private buses, as well as taxis and cabs.

By train

Purulia railway station, located 1.5 kilometres from the city centre, is regarded as the best in the region. It is a junction, and most long-distance trains come to a halt here. There are direct trains from major towns as well as connecting trains from Kolkata and Howrah to Purulia. Except for Saturdays, the connecting train from Howrah to Purulia runs every day.

Local transport in Purulia

Purulia, a tiny town in West Bengal, has minimal transportation options such as rickshaws and taxis.

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