Durgapur, a city in the heart of West Bengal. Many might not consider it a tourist spot but it sure has some places worth visiting. In eastern India, Durgapur is the only city with an operational dry dock. Durgapur is known as the “Ruhr of Bengal.”.
So without any further ado let’s take a trip around Durgapur:
1. Junction Mall
Address: Harekrishna Konar Sarani Near Citi residency, City Center, Durgapur, West Bengal 713216
Hours: 11 am – 8 pm
2. Bhabani Pathak’s Tilla
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay in his novels, ‘Devi Chaudhurani’ and ‘Durgesh Nandini’ mentioned this maze of tunnels and ever since then, it is one of Durgapur’s prime attractions.
3. Deul Park
An amazing picnic spot.
Address: Deul Road, Gourangapur, West Bengal 713152
Timing: 8 am – 5 pm
4. Mohan Kumar Mangalam Park
Great place for family outings.
Address: H77X+9MG, 130, Sarat Chandra Ave, B-Zone, Durgapur, West Bengal 713205
Timing: 9 am – 8 pm
5. Durgapur Barrage
The Durgapur Barrage spans the Damodar River between Durgapur in Bankura district and Paschim Bardhaman district in West Bengal state, India.
Damodar Valley Corporation constructed it in part for irrigation and to supply water to Durgapur’s industrial township.
6. Durgapur Steel Plant
Durgapur Steel Plant, located in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, is an integrated steel plant owned by Steel Authority of India Limited.
In the growing industrial city of Durgapur, it is located on the banks of the Damodar River in the Paschim Bardhaman district.
7. Bidhan Nagar Ram Temple
Address: Yuri Gagarin Path, Bidhannagar, Durgapur, West Bengal 713212
Beautiful place, must visit for divine blessings.
8. Rahreswar Shibtola
Approximately 800 years ago, south Indian kings built this ancient temple to earn the goodwill of Lord Shiva by serving him.
Make sure to visit for Lord Shiva’s blessings.
9. Ajanta Tea Centre
Address: Red Cross Road, City Center, Durgapur, West Bengal 713216
Timings: 9:30 am – 8:00 pm
For probably the tastiest chai of your life, visit here.
Now we have 9 places to make our boring trip to Durgapur fun and interesting. West Bengal is a sight to behold during Navratri times.