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A town which is famous for many such significant things which are not really known to many but once people visit here, they become instant fans of the place. The town is small but still is one of the highly talked about places in the state of West Bengal. It is a town in the Bishnupur subdivision of Bankura district. The town is largely known for its terracotta temples, Baluchari sarees, Malla Shree Krishna Raslila and more. The place is a valuable historic town which has many temples and traces of history which dates back to the time of Gupta period. Architecture, crafts and culture are the main highlights of the place and makes it an important tourist destination for people travelling to the state of West Bengal.

From the year 1997, the temples of Bishnupur is listed on the Tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. There is a lot to experience within the town which includes, classical, music, silk clothing, unique culture and extraordinary architecture. The significance of the place as a tourist destination makes it very convenient for people to access the town in the state of West Bengal. It is very close to the capital city of Bengal and is also well connected to other major cities of the state so as to confirm the ease of commuting and visiting nearby places. People can go by roads, rail or air easily. There are frequent buses which go and come from Bishnupur on regular basis from many cities like Kolkata, Durgapur, Arambag etc. The nearest airport is in Kolkata which is only 140 kms from the town. A new airport has come up in Andal which is 90 kms from there.

 


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