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Birbhum is one of the well-known districts of West Bengal where you can feel the pleasure of its folk culture, itinerant singers that are known as bauls. It is known for the Rabindranath Tagore’s home, and visitors can feel the existence of unique tourist haven. Shantiniketan is the major attraction point of the town rich in folk culture, and it reflects the heritage of India and is home to wonderful gardens. The place is best for those who are fond of visiting the unidentified places and wish to explore the unknown.

Birbhum tourism stimulates those individuals who wish to know how different festivals are celebrated in West India. Few places like Tagore’s Ashram, Chattimtala, Rabindra Bhaban Museum, and Uttravan complex are some of the tourist destinations to visit. One can find various eating places and cuisines and it is also surrounded by various small and medium restaurants.

Places to visit in Birbhum

Shakti Peeth

This takes us back to the tale of how Sati has self-immolated herself as her father King Daksha had insulted Shiva. And after which Shiva being angry had performed the Rudra Tandav, carried her remains and scattered them throughout the Indian Sub-Continent.

Jaydev Kenduli

A huge number of pilgrims attend the annual fair which is held in the village of Kenduli which is regarded as the birthplace of the Sanskrit poet Jaydev.

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The Data Saheber Mela is held on a yearly basis in the month of March and April.  It is also believed that the Sufi thinker and saint, Hazrat Data Meheboob Shah Wali had breathed his last in this very place.

Things to do in Birbhum

Visit Bakreswar which is quite popular owing to the presence of a great number of hot springs and some of them are having temperatures rising above 60-degree Celsius.

Visit Malda which is also known as the Mango city. It has a few other interesting names as well such as English Bazar, Ingraz Bazar. Located in the north direction of the state of West Bengal this place is simply amazing to visit.

Events and festivals in & around Birbhum

Teesta Tea & Tourism Festival

The Teesta Tea & Tourism festival is one of the major festivals in the hilly area of the West Bengal. Moreover, there are colourful celebrations of various festivals which take place in many other parts of the state. Read More...

Poush Mela

The Poush Mela is fundamentally an annual fair which is celebrated in Santiniketan in the Indian part of West Bengal. This Mela commences on the 7th day of the Poush which lasts for around 3 days. Read More...

Durga Puja

The Durga Puja is celebrated annually with great zeal and enthusiasm. Although it is celebrated on a national basis, however, some of the main states which celebrate this festival are West Bengal, Tripura, Odisha, Assam etc. Read More...

Best time to visit Birbhum

The best time to visit Birbhum is the winter season. It is the perfect time to visit, explore and discover the charming little nuances of this place.

How to reach Birbhum?

A train is one of the easiest ways to reach the place and well connected to Kolkata city. Visitors have the options to get in the city via bus. Birbhum is well connected with Panagarh-Moregram Expressway linking Grand Trunk Road (NH 2) with NH 5. The towns surrounded the Birbhum in West Bengal are well connected by roads and Totos are the most appropriate ways to move around this place.

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