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Weekend Getaways from Kolkata

Weekend Getaways from Kolkata
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Kolkata presents a totally different picture underground inside the metro. One gets to travel faster without smoke pollution, traffic hindrance and reaches their destination virtually in a jiffy. The automatic door closure, announcement and low fare makes Metro travel real affordable. The ticketing system is advanced with swipe card facility, with one way travel. The metro is more refined to handle the volume with less staff. Checking by security is at the entrance itself, photography is restricted. More about Kolkata

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Bishnupur located 150 km from Kolkata in the Bankura district of West Bengal may not come under anyone's category of a weekend gateway but this ancient capital of the Malla Kings and an important Art & Culture centre in ancient times has got enough attractions to make it to the category of an offbeat weekend gateway.... more
Once referred as the "Brighton of the East" in one of Warren Hastings' letters (1780 AD) to his wife, Digha located is 187 km south-west of Kolkata is West Bengal's most popular sea resort and tourist spot. The beach’s scenic beauty enhanced by picturesque sunrise and sunsets, swaying casuarinas plantations and crystal clear waters is simply .. more
Located in the East Singbhum district of Jharkhand is the scenic and tranquil town of Ghatsila or Ghatshila. With a population comprising largely of tribals, the town located along the banks of the Subarnarekha River ('Subarnarekha' means golden streak) is known for its scenic beauty, .. more
A town steeped in Krishna bhakti, Mayapur is the district headquarters of Iskcon in West Bengal. A lovely destination fit for a weekend getaway, Mayapur is frequented by religiously inclined and families looking for a quick break from the daily grind. Its easy accessibility from Kolkata... more
Panchalingeswar located in Balasore district of Orissa may not be your usual weekend gateway given the fact that one of the most beautiful beaches in the country is located just a few kilometers away. But the serenity and beauty of its surroundings coupled with the lack of utter chaos that surrounds a temple is what had made this place a perfect weekend gateway.... more

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