West Bengal Tourism
West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.22

Bengal: 10-day Puja package on offer

The minister claimed that Bengal is 'fifth in the country with regard to flow of domestic tourists and seventh in terms of international tourist footfall'...
By PTI in Calcutta

Places  /  Published 24.08.22

Things to eat and do in Darjeeling we bet you didn’t know about!

A discovery tour for the traveller who likes offbeat experiences and monsoon-time mountain travel...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Places  /  Published 15.07.22

Tracing heritage beyond Bishnupur in Bankura

These lesser-known spots, a few kilometres from the popular temple town are worth a visit for lovers of history...
By Amitabha Gupta

Places  /  Published 16.06.22

Day trip: Village and temple-hopping in Amta, Howrah

A short drive from Kolkata is a cluster of villages with colonial-era mansions, terracotta temples, and interesting familial stories...
By Amitabha Gupta

Places  /  Published 08.06.22

The altar of Sunderban’s demon king at Dhapdhapi

A short drive from Kolkata is a temple of legendary ‘god and demon-king’ Dakshin Rai...
By Rangan Datta


Opinion  /  Published 21.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Kalbaishakhis are becoming increasingly rare

Readers write in from Calcutta, Jalpaiguri, Nadia, Chennai, Kalyani...
By The Telegraph

Lifestyle  /  Published 28.03.22

The story of a ninth-century Buddhist ‘vihara’ in Malda

How a copper plate led to the discovery of Nandadirghi Vihara, one of the leading centres of learning of ancient India...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 11.03.22

In photos: Bengal Tourism Fest starts, Parno Mitra and more

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Places  /  Published 16.02.22

Bear-hunting platform or British survey tower? The mystery behind Bhalki Machan

Set in a sal forest in Burdwan, this picnic spot has conflicting history but undeniable beauty...
By Rangan Datta

Places  /  Published 10.02.22

How to spend a laid-back weekend in Kharka

This sleepy hamlet in Kalimpong district offers leisurely mountain trails, birdsong, orange blooms and splendid Kanchenjunga views...
By Pooja Mitra


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