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About Raichak

Raichak is a small town situated in the South 24 Parganas District of West Bengal. Famous for its Fort which stands as a testimony to the bygone era, the quiet town of Raichak provides picturesque views of the River Ganges. Raichak is situated on......Read more on Raichak


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Hooghly River, Raichak
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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 »
  • Type: Port
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Diamond Harbour, Raichak
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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... Read More »
"Peaceful weekend"Sep 6, 2016 "Just the riverside"Aug 6, 2016
  • Type: Fort
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Chingrihkali Fort, Raichak
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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 »
  • Type: Ashram
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Ashram of Sharisha Ramakrishna Mission, Raichak
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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 »
  • Type: Historic Place
Joynagar, Raichak
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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... Read More »

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