Ghatshila is an ideal place to spend your weekend. Situated on the banks of Subarnarekha river, Ghatshila is surrounded by forests of Amlaki, Jarul, Simul and Mahul trees. The beauty of nature around the river is wonderful. Those who like natural beauty will find it interesting to visit Phuldungri Hill. Other attractions in Ghatshila are Rankini Devi Temple, Hanuman Temple, Rajbari and Gourikunj, the home of the famous Bengali novelist Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay. Dharagiri Waterfalls is located 18 km from Ghatshila. Another tourist spot near Ghatshila is the Burudih Dam. The dam is situated in a peaceful natural environment surrounded by hills on three sides. You can also visit Galudih, 10 km from Ghatshila. The place is ideal for regaining lost health.

Dharagiri Waterfalls

Burudih Dam

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How to Reach

Trains are running from Howrah to Ghatsila. It takes around 3 hours to reach Ghatsila from Howrah. Distance from Kolkata to Ghatshila is 211 km.


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1 comment:

Rajesh Sen said...

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