Hetampur

Hetampur is an old village in Suri Sadar subdivision of Birbhum. It is situated near Dubrajpur. The village is famous for the Royal and historical palace and reputed college. Visitors are welcomed by a grand red brick gateway, supported by massive Corinthian Pillars...

Ballavpur Wildlife Sanctuary

Just on the fringes of Shantiniketan, Bolpur, thare is a wonderful reserve forest of 02 sq. km. which was set up in 1977. Spotted Deers and Black Buck deers are seen here with gracious demeanour and elegant long horns. Visiting hours for the Deer park is 10:00 am to...

Amkhoi Fossil Park

An attempt to supply drinking water to the tribal village of Amkhoi near Bolpur. Led to a revelation in 2006. While digging a pond. a lot of Wood Fossils were found and subsequent research revealed similar objects in other Waterbodies in the village as well. It is...

Santiniketan

Maharshi Debendranath Tagore purchased the entire land of Raipur from the erstwhile Zamindar Bhuban Mohan Sinha for One Rupee in 1862, renamed it Shantiniketan (Abode of Peace) and later handed over the same to his son Rabndranath Tagore and rest is history. Initially...

Nanoor

Says Chandidas to his fellow humans that humanity is above all, nothing beyond. These lines are found engraved onihe modern gate (built later) in front of the narrow lane, leading to the mound of Poet Chandidas house. These lines have been carved out from the...