Singi

"Fresh air for urbanites"


Singi Tourism

Singi is a beautiful village situated in Barddhaman district of West Bengal. Located at a distance of 136 km from Kolkata, it is a perfect destination for those who wish to spend their vacation in a peaceful and natural environment away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Breathe in pure oxygen in the pollution-free atmosphere or go for bird watching and fish feeding or enjoy a bullock cart ride or savour the delicacies of rural Bengal, there will never be a dull moment at Singi. The green paddy fields stretch out as far as the eye can see. Only a weekend is required to explore and rediscover the rural life of Singi village.



Sightseeing and Activities

Take a walk amid the lush green paddy fields and return to your childhood days. You can take a bullock cart ride along the village trails to roam around the entire village and experience the rhythms of rural life. A little walk from Singi will take you to the Buro Shibtala Temple. This temple exhibits the typical temple architecture of Bengal during the 18th and 19th century. Sribati village, located close to Singi, is also worth a visit. The village is home to several beautiful terracotta temples which are nearly 300 years old.

Another attraction near Singi is the Jogadya Devi Temple in Khirgram which is one of the 51 Shakti Pithas of Hindus. The temple houses a black stone idol of Mahishamardini, a form of Goddess Jogadya or Durga. It is popularly believed that the deity lives in the water of Khirdighi, a pond adjacent to the temple and comes out on the Sankranti (last day of month) of Bengali month Baishakh to reside in the temple. 22 km from Singi lies Purbasthali, a prominent place for bird watching. Other places of interest around Singi include Jamalpur Shiva Temple and Purbasthali.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Singi is September to March.

How to Reach

Local trains are running from Howrah and Sealdah to Patuli. The village of Singi is easily accessible from Patuli railway station. You can also drive to Singi by car from Kolkata via Shyambazar, Dunlop, Dankuni, Jaugram, Memari, Satgachhia, Manteswar, Mejhiari, Singi More, Singi.



Accommodation

Santiniketan Home Stay
Tariff - ₹ 1800-2700 per person
Tel: 7044791436

Nearby Places

Purbasthali
Beloon

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