Best Historical & Heritage Sites in West Bengal

District wise Historical & Heritage Sites in West Bengal

Darjeeling Malda Jalpaiguri Bankura North 24 Parganas South 24 Parganas Midnapore Murshidabad Cooch Behar

Find the best Historical & Heritage Sites to visit in Darjeeling

Dali Monastery
  • Location: Dali
  • Originally named as Druk Sangay Choeling Gompa, the Dali Monastery is a fine example of typical Tibetan architecture and Buddhist culture.
Old Ghoom Monastery
  • Location: Ghoom
  • Best to enjoy excellent mountain views and serene atmosphere.
Batasia Loop
  • Location: Hill Cart Road
  • Batasia means airy space. The interesting spiral loop and delightful floral garden make the place simply alluring.

Find the best Historical & Heritage Sites in Bankura

Malla Kings Fort
  • Location: Bishnupur
  • The gate of the old fort is of laterite stone and is known as "Pathar Durwaza".
Jorbangla Temple
  • Location: Bishnupur
  • It is richly ornamented with terracotta carvings. The roof has the classic chala style of Bengal architecture.
  • Location: Bishnupur
  • It has an elongated tower encircled by turrets which are of hut shapes. It is enclosed by a passageway and there are some big cannons which date back to Malla period.

Popular Historical & Heritage Sites in Malda

Dakhil Darwaza
  • Location: Gour
  • The gateway was also called Salaami Darwaza in the older times as canons used to be fired from here
Firoz Minar
  • Location: Gour
  • Famous for: It's Tughlaqi style of architecture and is also known as the Pir-Asha-Minar or the Chiragdani.

Famous Historical & Heritage Sites in Jalpaiguri

Buxa Fort
  • Location: Buxa Tiger Reserve
  • Famous for: The most notorious and unreachable prison in Indian after the famous Cellular jail in Andaman.
Jalpaiguri Rajbari
  • Location: Jalpaiguri
  • Famous for: Palace gate is especially admired as an example of a building with unreinforced concrete structure.

List of Historical & Heritage Sites in North 24 Parganas, Midnapore, Murshidabad, Cooch Behar and South 24 Parganas

Clive's House
  • Location: Dum Dum
  • It is also known as Burra Kothi.
Kurumbera Fort
  • Location: Gaganeshwar village
  • The fort contains a three domed structure over a platform, along with a sacrificial altar.
Cooch Behar Palace
  • Location: Cooch Behar
  • It is also called the Victor Jubilee Palace. The majestic building is a masterpiece of brilliant architecture exhibiting the rich display of regal era.
Nashipur Rajbari
  • Location: Nashipur
  • The major attraction of the place is a Raj Bari and also a temple of Lakshmi-Narayana.
The F fort
  • Location: Raichak
  • Built in Anglo Indian architecture with traces of British and French styles.

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