Siliguri is a famous tourist destination in the state of West Bengal. It is a popular city which lies in the region of Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri district. The city is located right at the foothills of Himalayas and is right at the banks of Mahananda river. The city is the actual getaway to Northeast India which makes it even more travel worthy and a crowd-puller. It is a rapidly growing and developing metropolis city in the state of West Bengal and also in the entire country. Siliguri is known mainly for its 4T which is the tea, timber, tourism and transport. Each of them is very finely found in the city of the Siliguri. The city lies in both Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri district region and is soon to become one of the biggest metropolis in the nation when merged with its twin city Jalpaiguri.
The Salugara Monastery is really an amazing place to explore and discover its fine spiritual nuances. It is interesting to know that this monastery was established by the Tibetan Buddhist Monks who were also the followers of the great Dalai Lama.
The Iskcon Temple is also known by the name of Sri Sri Radha Madhav Sundar Mandir. This temple was built by ISKCON and stands for International Society for Krishna Consciousness. It is quite a grand and lavish temple. And people feel a kind of soothing ambience and a certain sense of peace by visiting this place.
This place is quite popular among children and adults alike. The North Bengal Science Centre is frequently visited for its planetarium and Nature Interpretation Centre.
Visit Dudhia which is a small and quite adorable town located on the outskirts of Siliguri. And having some really interesting accommodation option it becomes all the more fun to visit this place in the first place.
Visit Madhuban Park which is again an amazing and a spectacular tourist spot to visit in Siliguri. It is an ideal picnic spot to visit with your loved ones owing to the lush greenery of this place.
Visit Coronation Bridge - Also known as the Sevoke Bridge this place is situated in Darjeeling. Located at a distance of about 20 km from Siliguri this bridge covers all across the Teesta River.
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...
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...
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...
The best time to visit Siliguri is from October to December. During this time, the overall temperature is quite great and ideal for sightseeing.
The railway station of Jalpaiguri and Siliguri are also highlight points of the place. They are railway stations of A+ category and hence people can easily reach the city through these railway junctions. Bagdogra airport is the nearest airport to the city and is connected to all major cities of the country and also some international countries. Tenzing Norgay bus terminus is the main bus station serving the city and connecting it with other nearby countries and neighbouring cities.
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