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Nadia

Nadia, Kolkata
Nadia district lies north of Kolkata and more than 100 kms from it. The place is a renowned learning centre in West Bengal state. Primarily dominated by a society holding traditional values. The district of Nadia consists of many townships wherein some famous places of the state are located. The town of Nadia is well connected to Kolkata city and is a nice getaway place for Kolkata. Some important places of Nadia include names like Krishnanagar, Mayapur, Nabadwip, Bethuadohodi, Kalyani, Phulia, Shantipur, Plassy, etc.

The Krishnanagar is famous as a toy making place especially the clay dolls. The chief attractions of the region are Krishnanagar Palace and the Roman Catholic Church. Likewise Mayapur is famous for the head quarters of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). The ISCKON temple situated here is fast becoming an important tourist destination. Nabadwip, yet another popular destination is a small town on the banks of Hooghly river. This place is well provided with temples and the place is associated with Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the place being his birth place, who led to the revivalism of Hindu faith. The place as such has become a popular pilgrimage centre with hundreds of devotees visiting the place.

Accessibility
  • The road distance from Nadia to Kolkata city is a little more than 100 kms. Accessibility into the region is provided by bus services, especially tourist buses.
  • The railways further connects the region to the city premises. It takes about 2 hours in the train to reach the place.
  • Air travel is limited to the Kolkata city and from there buses and trains ply.


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