West Bengal and the North Eastern States - Tourist Attractions
In West Bengal the capital city of Kolkotta is dotted with several places of tourist interest. There are the Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Birla Planetarium, The Botanical Garden, The Dakshineshwar Temple, Vidyasagar Setu, Thakur Bari, Metro Railway, National Library, Shaheed Minar, Eden Garden, Fort William, Rat Park and Marble Palace need to be necessarily checked out. Close to Kolkotta is the splendid Shantiniketan that forms another must visit of West Bengal. Further you may heal your chronic diseases at the hot springs of Bakreswar
West Bengal boasts of the dream destination of Darjeeling. The majestic mountains, the tea plantations and the beauty of nature will not fail to sweep you off your feet. The adventure seekers must visit the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute for trekking and the animal lovers should not miss out on Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary and the Sunderban Tiger Reserve. The West Bengal also has Mirik, the land of oranges and Kalimpong renowned for orchids and curio shops. Malda with the Bara Sona mosque, Behrampur with the Hazarduari Palace and the Khush Bagh are not to be missed.
The temples, monasteries, palaces, lakes and the hills in the seven sisters beckon the tourists year after year.