Indian Railway main logo
Search :
Increase Font size Normal Font Decrease Font size
   View Content in Hindi
National Emblem of India

Home

Citizen Charter

Divisions

Department

Tenders & Bill Status

News & Updates

Contact Us



 
Bookmark Mail this page Print this page
QUICK LINKS

PLACE OF TOURIST INTEREST





 * STATION WISE HISTORICAL PLACE & TOURIST SPOT

TOP 10 TOURIST SPOT OF ADRA DIVISION 


* IMPORTANT TOURIST SPOT


* OTHER TOURIST SPOT

There are wonderful tourist spots on ADRA DIVISION.These are spread over the entire division and a majority of them are easily approachable.These places of interest include :

  • SwarnJayanti Park, ADRA 
  • Mukut Manipur, BANKURA 
  • Panchet Dam, MADHUKUNDA 
  • Jaichandi Hills, ADRA

Swarn Jayanti Park : - 

A water reservoir on the fringe of a huge plantation attracts many migratory birds. The plantation has acquired the dimension of a forest.It is one of the largest afforestation on South Eastern Railways.
 

The green ambience and sylvan surrounding envelopes now an amusement park, called the  Swarnajayanti Udyan, which was developed on the occassion of 50th anniversary of our Independence. It boasts of a Musical Fountain, as joy ride by toy train and Pedal Boats. The environment has been carefully preserved while setting up these attractive features.



Mukut Manipur : -

Bankura, situated at about 60 kilometres by rail/road from Adra, is another district headquarters of West Bengal, has beautiful tourist spots. Nearly 23 kilometres from Bankura, there is a famous rock inscription of 'Chanaverman' at a beautiful hill called Susunia hills. Similarly, about 52 kilometres from Bankura is another tourist spot called Mukutmanipur, famous for its lake with boating facility and beautiful garden.


Panchet Dam: -

About 20 kilometres from Madhukunda on Adra-Asansol section is a beautiful dam of Damodar Valley Corporation called Panchet Dam. It is an important tourist spot. Another 25 kilometres from this dam is the Maithan dam which is 184 ft. long. It is famous for its underground power house where flow of river Barakkar, a subsidiary of river Damodar, is controlled. This has been developed as a beautiful tourist spot by the Department of Tourism with boating facilities etc.


Jaichandi Hill :-

According to geologists, this hill has emerged as a result of igneous rocks.It is widely held that this hill is actually a volcano which is presently in an inactive state.That is why some people identify it as a dead volcano hill.
When the tribal communities attacked the Kashipur regime, then the king of Kashipur,Maharaja Neelmani Singh Deo constructed a telescopic cabin on the top of this hill.As a result of this , all the activities of the enemy could be watched surreptitiously and hence it became easier to counter offensive. In the regime of Maharaja Neelmani, a temple was also built on the top of the hill and an idol of Maa Chandi was sculpted. On the very name of that Chandi temple, the hill was christned as Jaichandi hill.





                                           MA CHANDI MANDIR-JOYCHANDIPAHAR














Source : South Eastern Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 10-02-2016  


  Admin Login | Site Map | Contact Us | RTI | Disclaimer | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy Valid CSS! Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict

© 2016  All Rights Reserved.

This is the Portal of Indian Railways, developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Railways entities. The content in this Portal is the result of a collaborative effort of various Indian Railways Entities and Departments Maintained by CRIS, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.