Download GPX file for this article
25.2288.76Map mag.png


From Wikivoyage
Jump to: navigation, search

Balurghat is in North Bengal.


Balurghat is headquarters of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal.

Get in[edit]

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.

Get around[edit]

  • 1 Balurghat railway station.


  • 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,






  • 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.


Go next[edit]

This city travel guide to Balurghat is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!