Balurghat is in North Bengal.
Balurghat is headquarters of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal.
There are two daily links with Kolkata - Sealdah-Balurghat Gour Express and Kolkata-Balurghat Tebhaga Express, two passenger links with Malda and an express link with New Jalpaiguri.
- Balurghat railway station.
- Balurghat College Museum. Many antique collections including coins, inscriptions, sculptures, terracotta, ornamental stones, etc. of ancient ages are preserved here.
- Bolla Kali Temple (About 20 km from Balurghat town on the Balurghat- Malda Highway,). Kali Puja is being observed here on every Friday following the Rash Purnima. A fair is organised for three days.
- Devkot (Locally known as Bangarh) (Near Gangarampur). Bangarh is considered to be a historically important place for its ruins, from where a large number of inscriptions dating from the age of Ashoka to the middle ages, have been discovered,
- Hotel Nibedita, Market Road, ☎ .
- PWD Bungalow, Near Disrict Collectorate, ☎ Executive Engineer. , P.W.D. +91 3522 255839Outsiders Rs. 180 per day.
- PWD (Roads) Bungalow, Near District Collectorate, on the bank of the River Atreyi, ☎ Executive Engineer. , P.W.D. (Roads) +91 3522 255266Private/ Outsiders Rs. 80 per day.
- Irrigation Bungalow, Beside Children's Park, near Circuit House, ☎ Executive Engineer (A1). , Balurghat Division +91 3522 255254Outsiders Rs. 165 per room per day.
- Monalisa Lodge, Mahavidyalaya Road, Khadimpur (Near Khadimpur High School), ☎ .