Kamarpukur

Kamarpukur is a village in Hooghly district of West Bengal. The village is renowned for being the birthplace of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. He was born on 17th February 1836 in the village of Kamarpukur, into a very poor and orthodox brahmin family. The place has now become a pilgrimage destination for Hindus. A temple dedicated to Sri Ramakrishna is situated here which is the main attraction of the place. Other places of interest include Raghubir Temple, Yogi's Shiva Temple, Haldarpukur and the ancestral house of Sri Ramakrishna. You can also visit Vishalakshi Temple which is about 1.5 km from Kamarpukur.

Ancestral House of Sri Ramakrishna

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How to Reach

Tarakeshwar Local and Arambagh Local are running from Howrah to Tarakeshwar. Buses are plying from Tarakeshwar to Kamarpukur. Direct bus service is also available from Esplanade to Kamarpukur.


Accommodation

Sri Ramakrishna Math Atithinivas. Tel: 03211-244221.
Kamarpukur Lodge. Tariff - Rs. 450-1200. Tel: 03211-244547.
Gadadhar Lodge. Tariff - Rs. 500-1000. Tel: 03211-244041.
Hotel Relax. Tariff - Rs. 500-1200. Tel: 03211-244699.

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