Tourist Places in Raichak

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Diamond Harbour, Raichak
Diamond Harbour, Raichak
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  • Type: Port
  • Entry: Paid
Diamond Harbour marks the point where Hooghly River meets the Bay of Bengal. Named Diamond Harbour by the British, the place was considered a safe resting spot for ocean going ships and offered a beautiful view of the river.  A port of the British, it was home to many large ocean vessels.... Read More »
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Kukrahati, Raichak
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  • Type: Port
Kukrahati stands on the bank of the Hooghly River, opposite Raichak in South 24 Parganas. Reputed as the gateway to the port and industrial city of Haldia, it is linked with the destination by ferry services that are operated by Haldia municipality at intervals of 30 minutes. These ferries take... Read More »
Joynagar, Raichak
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Ranked 3 of 8
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  • Type: Historic Place
Joynagar is a small township that is located nearby Raichak. The destination is famous for its collection of manuscripts, terracotta figurines and black stone images of Buddha, Mahavir and Vishnu. The collection dates from the 11th and 12th centuries and is known as Kalidas Dutta's collection. Read More »
Gadiara, Raichak
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  • Type: Village
Gadiara sits at the point of convergence of the Damodar, the Rupnarayan and the Hooghly Rivers. The village is home to an 18th century fort built by the British to guard the entrance of the river against river pirates. By ferries available till 5 or 5:30 in the evening, tourists can travel to... Read More »
Hooghly River, Raichak
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  • Type: River
Hooghly River is a 260 km long distributary of the Ganges River in West Bengal. The town is located on the banks of Hooghly River, which once formed part of an important trade route. Read More »
Raichak Fort, Raichak
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Ranked 6 of 8
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  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
Raichak Fort was constructed by the British East India Company in the year 1783. Blend of modern architecture with 18th century Anglo-Indian style, the fort was meant to serve as a guard against pirates arriving to the town by river. The ruined fort has been presently converted into a 5-star... Read More »
Chingrihkali Fort, Raichak
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Ranked 7 of 8
Places to Visit in Raichak
  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
Chingrihkali Fort once served as a refuge of the Portuguese pirates. The ancient Portuguese Fort is now in ruins. An ancient lighthouse still stands at the site for providing guidance to ships arriving at the destination. Read More »
Ashram of Sharisha Ramakrishna Mission, Raichak
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 8
Places to Visit in Raichak
  • Type: Ashram
  • Entry: Paid
Ashram of Sharisha Ramakrishna Mission is a popular spot for pilgrims. Located near Diamond Harbour on the banks of Hooghly River, the ashram is a popular pilgrimage centre. Read More »
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