Nearby Places

India has fascinated people from all over the world with her secularism and her culture. There are historical monuments, beaches, places of religious interests, hill resorts et cetera that attract tourists. The richness of culture and the natural beauty of the different regions of the country make it a fascinating tourist destination. At Kharagpur, we are surrounded by many such places of tourist interest, some of which are highlighted here. Come see what's around us.

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    Kolkata

    Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) is the capital of India's West Bengal state. Founded as an East India Company trading post, it was India's capital under the British Raj from 1773–1911. Today it’s known for its grand colonial architecture, art galleries and cultural festivals. It’s also home to Mother House, headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity, founded by Mother Teresa, whose tomb is on site.

    Distance from KGP : 138.6 KM

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    Digha & Mandarmani Beach

    Digha & Mandarmani is a seaside resort town in the state of West Bengal, India. It lies in Purba Medinipur district and at the northern end of the Bay of Bengal. It has a low gradient with a shallow sand beach. It is the most popular sea resort in West Bengal.


    Distance from KGP : 123.4 KM

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    Konark Temple

    Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century CE Sun Temple at Konark in Orissa, India. It is believed that the temple was built by king Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty in 1255 CE. The temple complex is in the shape of a gigantic chariot, having elaborately carved stone wheels, pillars and walls. A major part of the structure is now in ruins. The temple is 35 km from Puri and 65 km from Bhubaneswar.

    Distance from KGP : 393.3 KM

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    Puri Temple & Beach

    Puri is a city and a municipality in the state of Odisha in eastern India. It is the district headquarters of Puri district and is situated on the Bay of Bengal, 60 kilometres south of the state capital of Bhubaneswar.


    Distance from KGP : 394.5 KM

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  • Chilika Lake

    Chilika lake is a brackish water lagoon, spread over the Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts of Odisha state on the east coast of India, at the mouth of the Daya River, flowing into the Bay of Bengal, covering an area of over 1,100 km².

    Distance from KGP : 332 KM

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