Pathra is an unexplored weekend destination situated in Paschim Midnapore district of West Bengal. The place hosts an attractive number of Terracotta temples. Located on the bank of River Kangsabati, Pathra is ideal for a one day tour or a bike outing. The exquisite Terracotta work on the walls of the temples is worth seeing. These temples were established by Baidyanath Ghoshal who was given the responsibility of collecting revenue in the Ratanchawk pargana by Nawab Alivardi Khan. The major temples in Pathra include the Navratna Temple, Dharma Mandir, Sitala Temple and Kalachand Dalan Temple. There are total 32 temples at Pathra. You can also see the Rasmancha and Durgamandap.


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How to Reach

You can easily reach Midnapore from Howrah by Midnapore Local. Distance from Midnapore to Pathra is 10 km. Pathra is easily accessible by car or trekker from Midnapore via Hatikhola.


Since there is no option for accommodation at Pathra therefore you have to stay in the town of Midnapore.
WBTDC Rani Shiromani Tourist Lodge. Tariff - Rs. 800-1100. Tel: 03222-263125, 9732510074.
Reshma Lodge. Tariff - Rs. 500-1200. Tel: 03222-264432.
Medinipur Lodge. Tariff - Rs. 500-800. Tel: 03222-275241.

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