Bishnupur

Bishnupur is a temple town situated in the Bankura district of West Bengal. It is famous for the terracotta temples and baluchari sarees. Tourists from all around India and even foreign countries visit Bishnupur every year to see these temples. You can hire a cycle rickshaw in order to see all the temples. The main attractions of Bishnupur are Rashmancha, Shyamrai Temple, Jorbangla Temple, Radheshyam Temple, Srimandir, Madanmohan Temple, Rajbari, Dalmadal Kaman (Cannon), Lalji Temple, Radhagobind Temple and Radhamadhab Temple. Other attractions include Murlimohan Temple, Nandalal Temple, Patpur Temple, Malleswar Temple and Sarbamangala Temple. You can also witness the process of making of Baluchari Saree.

Rasmancha, Bishnupur

How to Reach

Trains are running from Shalimar and Santragachi to Bishnupur. CSTC buses are also plying from Esplanade depot to Bishnupur.

Accommodation

WBTDC Bishnupur Tourist Lodge. Tariff - Rs. 750-1800. Tel: 03244-252013.
Hotel Heritage. Tariff - Rs. 600-1000. Tel: 03244-254298.
Udayan Lodge. Tariff - Rs. 800 onwards. Tel: 03244-252243.
Hotel Lakshmi Park. Tariff - Rs. 500-1500. Tel: 9474930666.
Meghmallar. Tariff - Rs. 600-1200. Tel: 03244-252258.
Holiday Resort. Tariff - Rs. 800-2500. Tel: 9333096465, 9475982470.

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