Dwarhatta

Dwarhatta is a village situated on the banks of the Damodar River in Hooghly district of West Bengal. Mind blowing Terracotta temples set in a calm ambiance with lush green surroundings make the place ideal for a day trip from Kolkata. The most prominent attraction of Dwarhatta is the Raj Rajeswari Temple which was constructed in the year 1677 by the Singha Rai family, the zamindars of this place. The exquisite carvings on the temple walls depict various mythological incidents as well as scenarios which were of significance at the time of its construction. Apart from this temple, there are two ancient temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. You can also visit the Dwarika Chandi Temple located on the Northern boundaries of the village.

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How to Reach

Local trains are running from Howrah to Haripal. Dwarhatta is 12 km from Haripal. Buses and trekkers are available from Haripal to reach Dwarhatta.

Accommodation

There is no need to stay overnight at Dwarhatta. One can visit Dwarhatta from Kolkata and return the same day.

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