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Kharagpur

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Kharagpur is an industrial and railway township in Southwest Bengal.

Get in[edit]

The Kharagpur railway junction station.

By rail[edit]

  • Get down at 1 Kharagpur Railway Station.

By car[edit]

  • Reach Kharagpur via the NH 6 and NH 60 junction, known as "Kharagpur Chowringhee".

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • 1 Hijli shaheed bhawan (IIT old building). known as Nehru Museum of Science and Technology
  • 2 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).
  • 3 Khargeshwar Temple, Inda.
  • 4 Balaji Mandir, Malancha.
  • Kalaikunda Air base.
  • Salua Air Base. Air base during WWII
  • 5 Railway Garden.
  • 6 Hijli eco park (deer park).
  • 7 Jagannath Temple.
  • Cossey riverside.

Do[edit]

  • Campus Tour, IIT. 6 AM - 8 PM.
  • Khargeshwar temple. This is one of the oldest temples in the city, a Shiva temple, from which derives the name of the city Kharagpur.

Buy[edit]

  • Gole Bazar.
  • Puja Mall (Big Bazar).
  • Gate Bazar.

Eat[edit]

  • The shanty restaurants in Bogda bus stand are always ready with cooked food, comprising of coarse rice, watery dal etc. The owner will welcome you in such a fashion like that they have been waiting for you only for a long time with their culinary expertise.
  • More than 50 restaurants are present all over Kharagpur with delicious food.
  • Taaz biriyani, New Bus Stand. 11:30 AM to 11:30 PM.
  • Flavour, Nawab Conclave, Ground Floor, O.T Road, Ananda Nagar Colony, Inda. 11:00 AM to 10:30 PM.
  • Scrummys Kharagpur, OT Road, near Allahabad bank, Inda. 09:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
  • The Waldorf, Chota Tengra.
  • Momo Center Salua, SH 5, EFR,Salua, Salua.
  • Great Bengal Restaurant, NH 6, Saha Chowk, Malancha.
  • Hotel Capsicum, NH 6, Saha chowk.
  • Food City, 253/219, Malancha Road (opposite Axis Bank).

Drink[edit]

Mahua from Santhal women on the way to Bhosraghat.

  • Little Sisters Restaurant & Bar, Chota Tengra (near Puri Gate).
  • Hongkong Restaurant Cum Bar, No shooting Area, Kharagpur Local, Salua.
  • Havana Restaurant, Kaushallya.

Sleep[edit]

  • 1 Guin Brothers Hotel & Lodge, Traffic side railway booking counter (near the Railway Station), +91 3222 226543, +91 9641241665.
  • 3 Hotel Dwarika, Gole Bazar, Bhandari Chawk, +91 9474811485.
  • 4 Hotel Greenland (near industrial area), +91 3222 291606.
  • 5 Hotel Greenland Towers Pvt. Ltd. (near Bharat Petrol Pump), +91 3222 291605.
  • 6 Hotel Park, Dhami Centre, Chhota Tengra (near IIT Kharagpur), +91 3222 645837, +91 3222 223981. Restaurant, Credit Cards accepted, TV in rooms

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