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Durgapur

Kumaramangalam Park:

Kumaramangalam Park is one of the most famous landmarks of Durgapur.  Known for its wonderful musical fountains, Kumaramangalam Park attracts a large number of tourists. Regular boating facilities add to the charm of the magnificent park. The park is maintained by the Durgapur Steel Plant and is one of the popular picnic hotspots for the local population of Durgapur city.

 

Troika Park:

Troika Park located near the Durgapur city center is a popular tourist attraction. Famous for its toy trains and wonderful rides, the park attracts a large number of children. The lake near the park offers boating facilities while a dedicated deer park houses rare species of deer that live in their natural surroundings. Troika Park is a famous landmark of the city of Durgapur and attracts a large number or picnic enthusiasts especially on weekends.

 

Deul Park:

Located on the banks of Ajoy River, Deul Park is one of the popular parks of Durgapur town. The park is famous for its magnificent water rides and boating escapades making it an ideal tourist hotspot for the entire family. The park attracts a large number of picnic enthusiasts and houses an ancient Ichai Temple in its vicinity.

 

Durgapur Steel Plant:

Durgapur Steel Plant is one of the most well known Steel manufacturing facilities in India. Developed by the Steel Authority of India, Durgapur Steel Plant has become synonymous with the city of Durgapur over the years. Special permission is required for tourists planning to visit the Durgapur Steel Plant. Durgapur Steel plant has brought the city of Durgapur on the international map as the face of modern steel producing cities of India.

 

Bhabani Pathak's Tilla:

Bhabani Pathak's Tilla are a series of underground tunnels made famous by the Indian author Bankim Chandra in his novels ‘Devi Chaudhurani’ and ‘Durgesh Nandini’. Spread out from Durgapur city center till the Damodar River, the tunnels are now protected as a heritage monument. Tourists are not allowed to enter the tunnels due to security reasons but the magical network of the tunnels remains a highpoint on the tourist’s agenda in Durgapur city.

 

Durgapur Barrage:

Durgapur Barrage is one of the most famous landmarks in the city of Durgapur. Located on the outskirts of Durgapur city, the Durgapur Barrage offers wonderful views of water gushing out of locked gates making a mighty sign of how furious nature can be. The best time to visit the barrage is during the monsoon. For bird-watchers, early hours of a day are the best, when there is a great gathering of various colorful birds.

 

City Centre:

City-Centre is the heart of Durgapur city. The area is bustling with several shopping malls cineplex, restaurants making it a popular hangout place. Other attractions of this place include The Troika Park, Deer Park, Srijony-Art Gallery, Science & Energy Park.

 

Garh Jungle:  

Garh Jungles is one of the most famous landmarks of Durgapur. Known worldwide for its historical heritage, the Jungles are believed to be the oldest existing Jungles in India. Also known as the Dharma Garh of Raja Surath and is located towards the eastern end of Durgapur, Garh Jungle offers a treat for the tourists along with Durga Puja festivities in the temple of Raja Surath attracting a high number of pilgrims and devotees.

 

Randiha:

This quiet town on the banks of River Damodar at 12 kms from Durgapur is a homely tourist spot. There are lots of nature experiences here. Bird watching and nature walks are the main activities one can enjoy here.

 

Rahreswar Shibtola:  

Rahreswar Shibtola, also known as Rahreswar Shib Mandir is an ancient temple located in Durgapur city. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple is believed to be over 800 years old. The marvelous architectural splendor of the Rahreswar Shibtola appeals to tourists from far and wide. Built according to the style of the Rathas of South India, the temple is a hub for devotees, pilgrims and photography enthusiasts.

 

Ram Mandir:  

Ram Mandir of Durgapur is a popular religious shrine attracting a large number of devotes and tourists. Built with marble stones and dedicated to Lord Rama and Goddess Sita, the Ram Mandir has a picturesque garden located in the temple premises making it one of the most beautiful modern day temples in India. The temple is a favorite picnic hotspot while attracting tourists, pilgrims and art lovers.

 

Benachity:

This is the oldest commercial area of Durgapur. The streets here are swelled with shops on both sides making anything and everything available here.