Digha

Digha is one of the most popular beach destinations in West Bengal. Pine trees, roaring waves, extensive sea beach, horse ride and fun - there's much more in Digha. New Digha which is located 4 km from Old Digha is ideal for sea bathing. Motor van and van rickshaws are available. Amravati Lake is situated near New Digha beach. It is an artificial lake having boating facilities. You can see the Marine Aquarium which is the largest in Asia. Another attraction is the Digha Science Centre. There is a cashew nut garden near the West Bengal-Odisha border. There are a lot of attractions near Digha. These include Udaipur-Duttapur Sea Beach, Talsari Beach, Chandaneswar Temple, Bhabapagla Temple, Shani Temple and Bhubaneswar Temple.

New Digha Sea Beach

Digha Science Centre


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How to Reach

Trains are running from Howrah to Digha Flag Station. Buses are also plying from Kolkata (Esplanade Bus Terminus) to Digha. One can also reach Digha by car. Distance from Kolkata to Digha is 187 km. The journey takes about 4 hours.


Accommodation

WBTDC Tourist Lodge. Tariff - Rs. 1250-3125. Tel: 03220-266255, 9732510134.
Benfish Meenakshi. Tariff - Rs. 600-2500. Tel: 03220-266016.
Hotel Santiniketan. Tariff - Rs. 1200-3700. Tel: 9230517366.
Hotel Sea Hawk. Tariff - Rs. 600-4000. Tel: 03220-266235, 9733668277.

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