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Balurghat is in North Bengal.

Understand[edit]

Balurghat is headquarters of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

  • Balurghat Airport is at the entry of the city. Kolkata-Balurghat-Coochbehar Airplane service is available.

By train[edit]

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.

  • 1 Balurghat railway station. Balurghat railway station (Q15196382) on Wikidata Balurghat railway station on Wikipedia

By road[edit]

NH-512 runs through the city. SH-10, a bypass highway, connects the city with Raiganj and Siliguri.

By bus[edit]

The town is connected with Raiganj, Malda, Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar, Kolkata, Krishnanagar, Siuri, Durgapur, Digha, Asansol etc. Various private Ac/Non-ac buses including Shyamoli Yatri paribahan services are available connects with siliguri, kolkata, coochbehar etc.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • 1 Balurghat College Museum. Many antique collections including coins, inscriptions, sculptures, terracotta, ornamental stones, etc. of ancient ages are preserved here.
  • 2 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.
  • 3 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,

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Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

  • Hotel Nibedita, Market Road, +91 3522 2545487.
  • Ice & Spice Restaurant (Beside Hotel Serena).
  • Olive (Opp. To College).
  • Ahar (College More Balurghat).
  • Panchabanjon (Busstand).
  • Hotel Babun (Busstand).
  • Hiyar Majhe, Motor Kalibari Road.
  • Tasty (College More).
  • Nirala Restaurant (3 1/2 More).
  • Biryani Hub (Biswaspara).
  • Biryani Darbar (College More).
  • Swiggy (Dipalinagar).

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

  • Hotel Serena (Near Balurghat Gate).
  • Hotel Hornbill (Near Yubashree Club, NBSTC Depot).
  • New Day Night Lodge (Naraynpur, Near Yubashree Club).
  • Lodge Lila (Beside Senco Gold).
  • Chartered Lodge (Near Public Busstand).
  • Dey'S Lodge (Opp. NBSTC Depot).
  • Poulami Hotel, Motor Kalibari Road.
  • Sushama Residency (Near Town Club).
  • Balurghat Lodge (Biswaspara More).
  • Laxmi Hotel (Tank More).
  • Monalisa Lodge (Near College More).
  • Zilla Guest House (College More).
  • Irrigation Bungalow, Beside Children's Park, near Circuit House, +91 3522 255254. Outsiders ₹165 per room per day.
  • 1 Monalisa Lodge, Mahavidyalaya Road, North Chakvabani (Near Balurghat Co-ed college), +91 3522 255535.
  • PWD Bungalow, Near Disrict Collectorate, +91 3522 255839. Outsiders ₹180 per day.
  • PWD (Roads) Bungalow, Near District Collectorate, on the bank of the River Atreyi, +91 3522 255266. Private/ Outsiders ₹80 per day.

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