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City/town in West Bengal, India

Balurghat is in North Bengal.

UnderstandEdit

Balurghat is headquarters of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal.

Get inEdit

By planeEdit

  • Balurghat Airport is at the entry of the city. Kolkata-Balurghat-Coochbehar Airplane service is available.

By trainEdit

There are two daily links with Kolkata - Sealdah-Balurghat Gour Express and Kolkata-Balurghat Tebhaga Express, two passenger links with Malda and an express link with New Jalpaiguri.

By roadEdit

NH-512 runs through the city. SH-10, a bypass highway, connects the city with Raiganj and Siliguri.

By busEdit

The town is connected with Raiganj, Malda, Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar, Kolkata, Krishnanagar, Siuri, Durgapur, Digha, Asansol etc. Various private Ac/Non-ac buses including Shyamoli Yatri paribahan services are available connects with siliguri, kolkata, coochbehar etc.

Get aroundEdit

  • 1 Balurghat railway station.

SeeEdit

  • 1 Balurghat College Museum. Many antique collections including coins, inscriptions, sculptures, terracotta, ornamental stones, etc. of ancient ages are preserved here.
  • 2 Bolla Kali Temple (About 20 km from Balurghat town on the Balurghat- Malda Highway,). Kali Puja is being observed here on every Friday following the Rash Purnima. A fair is organised for three days.
  • 3 Devkot (Locally known as Bangarh) (Near Gangarampur). Bangarh is considered to be a historically important place for its ruins, from where a large number of inscriptions dating from the age of Ashoka to the middle ages, have been discovered,

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EatEdit

  • Hotel Nibedita, Market Road, +91 3522 2545487.
  • Ice & Spice Restaurant (Beside Hotel Serena).
  • Olive (Opp. To College).
  • Ahar (College More Balurghat).
  • Panchabanjon (Busstand).
  • Hotel Babun (Busstand).
  • Hiyar Majhe, Motor Kalibari Road.
  • Tasty (College More).
  • Nirala Restaurant (3 1/2 More).
  • Biryani Hub (Biswaspara).
  • Biryani Darbar (College More).
  • Swiggy (Dipalinagar).

DrinkEdit

SleepEdit

  • Hotel Serena (Near Balurghat Gate).
  • Hotel Hornbill (Near Yubashree Club, NBSTC Depot).
  • New Day Night Lodge (Naraynpur, Near Yubashree Club).
  • Lodge Lila (Beside Senco Gold).
  • Chartered Lodge (Near Public Busstand).
  • Dey'S Lodge (Opp. NBSTC Depot).
  • Poulami Hotel, Motor Kalibari Road.
  • Sushama Residency (Near Town Club).
  • Balurghat Lodge (Biswaspara More).
  • Laxmi Hotel (Tank More).
  • Monalisa Lodge (Near College More).
  • Zilla Guest House (College More).
  • Irrigation Bungalow, Beside Children's Park, near Circuit House, +91 3522 255254. Outsiders ₹165 per room per day.
  • 1 Monalisa Lodge, Mahavidyalaya Road, North Chakvabani (Near Balurghat Co-ed college), +91 3522 255535.
  • PWD Bungalow, Near Disrict Collectorate, +91 3522 255839. Outsiders ₹180 per day.
  • PWD (Roads) Bungalow, Near District Collectorate, on the bank of the River Atreyi, +91 3522 255266. Private/ Outsiders ₹80 per day.

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