Jhargram is a town in the southwest region of West Bengal, India. Jhargram is famous for its forests and undulating topography. It has hills in the north and the peaceful, meandering Subarnarekha River in the south.

Get in


By plane


The nearest airport is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU IATA) in Kolkata.

By train

  • 1 Jhargram railway station.    

By car


Jhargram is well connected by roads/highways with other nearby places - Midnapore 40 km, Kharagpur 48 km, Bankura 114 km, Purulia 142 km and Jamshedpur 114 km.

Get around

Map of Jhargram

See and do

  • 1 Chilkigarh Kanak Durga temple (15 km (9.3 mi) from Jhargram town). An ancient temple reconstructed in 1348, according to some. According to others, the present temple is just about a century old, the earlier Navaratna temple has been abandoned. The Dulung River flows between the deserted Chikligarh Rajbari of the Jamboni dynasty and the Kanak Durga temple. There also is a Shiva temple.
  • Dherua (Bank of Kansal river).
  • Ghagra Waterfalls.
  • 2 Junglemahal Zoological Park. The zoo houses deer, snakes, peacocks, bears, crocodiles, black rabbits and various types of monkeys.
  • 3 Kendua (10 km from Jhargram town). On the Jhargram-Jamboni Road and on the way to Chikligarh. Migratory birds visit the area in August-September.
  • 4 Medical Plants Garden, Kalaboni.
  • 5 Rabindra Unnayan Park.
  • Sabitri Mandir (3 km (1.9 mi) from Jhargram town). 350 year old temple.
  • Tribal Museum.




  • Banani Atithi Nibas, +91 322 1257945.
  • Jhargram Palace. Was once owned by the Raja of Jhargram is now run jointly by West Bengal Tourism and the royal family. It has 10 rooms plus 3 dormitories on the ground floor. The Malladev family which owns the building lives on the floor above and they aren’t the last word in luxury.
  • White House Lodge.
  • Jasodha Lodge, new central bus stand.
  • New Ashoka Hotel & Reaturant, Jubilee Market, +91 9476336098.

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