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West Bengal Travel Guide
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West Bengal is a state in the northeast of India. Neighbouring regions are
Nepal and Sikkim to the northwest, Bhutan to the north, Assam to the northeast,
the east, the Bay of Bengal to the south, Orissa to the southwest and Jharkhand
and Bihar to the west.
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Calcutta ( or Kolkata by which name it called know) is the Capital of West Bengal state and gateway of the Eastern India, being a Major city by itself nothing much to see
inside the city except The Indian Museum, Victoria Memorial Hall, Dakhsineswar Kali Temple , Belur Math etc.
it is also known to be Intellectual hub of India.
Durga Puja is the biggest festival in West Bengal, Partcularly in Calcutta city , usually celebrated in Mid-October and its a must see for all people from abroad,
its last for 4 days . There is plenty fair (Locally Known as Mela) to enjoy , some remarkables are " Pous Mela "
at Shantiniketan in December , Boul Mela ( Local Folk Singers ) at Kenduli , Birbhum District, and Gangasagar
Mela ( Hindu pilgrimage fair) in December , otherwise
there are plenty village fair throughout the year which are worth watching for people in search local artisan ,
craftsman and folk singers .
Top Things to See and Do
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Neighbor regions/States: Please add links here. This way members can quickly surf around.
Sikkim, Bhutan, Bihar , Bangladesh , Assam, Manipur ,Orissa.
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PLease see this website for complete info about
West Bengal and calcutta - www.calcuttaweb.com
Edited by: debasish on 13.11.2005 debasish on 04.11.2005 debasish on 03.11.2005 navinkurian2002 on 28.07.2005