Bankura is a small town of West Bengal. The place forms a part of the eastern Chhota Nagpur plateau. The old brown hills, shining rivers, ancient temples, and monuments and also the art forms here express the great culture and tradition of Bankura. There are many tourist spots here in this small town. The place is blessed with nature’s beauty also. Bishnupur is a town in Bankura district. This town is famous for its terracotta temples and the balucheri sarees. There is a famous temple of Sarada Devi at Jairambati.
The ideal spots for trekking here are Biharinath and Susunia. Susunia hill is a popular trekking spot famous for its Natural Spring & Silialipi. Biharinath Hill is a famous place in Bankura and at the foot of the hill is a small tank which angling facilities for recreation of the tourists.
Mukutmonipur is situated in the meeting point of river Kansabati and Kumari. The second largest earthern Dam in India is here. Bankura town is surrounded by beautiful hills. The place is a great delight for nature lovers.
About 70 km from Bankura town is Jhilimili. The place is famous for beauty of its undisturbed dense natural forest. There are many small tribal villages in and around the forest.
Ekteshwar Temple is situated to the south east of Bankura town. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is built of laterite and terracotta plaques.
The other main tourist spots to visit in Bankura include Rasmancha, Jore Bangla Temple of Keshto Rai, Shyam Rai Temple, Madan Mohan Temple etc.
The place is well connected by rail and road transport. The nearest airport to Bankura is Netaji Subhash Chandra Airport about 150 kms away from the main town. The best time to visit here is September and February.
You can enjoy a great purchase from Bishnupur. The famous “Dasavatar Tash”, “Pot” and “Baluchari” sarees, etc. are available here.
There are many holiday rental properties such as holiday homes, homestays, guest houses, serviced apartments in and around Bankura offering safe and comfortable stay to the travelers. We have listed some of the best budget holiday rentals in Bankura in our website. Our advanced search option helps you easily find the right holiday accommodations that fit your budget and convenience; travelers can always make direct contact with the property owner from our website before finalizing their reservations. We have also introduced the backpacker traveler friendly dormitories for Group, budget & cheap holiday stays.