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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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  • Type: Port
  • Entry: Paid
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 »
"Calm and quiet place"Dec 25, 2015 "Peaceful Place."Oct 2, 2013
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
Kukrahati, Raichak
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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.... 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 »
  • Type: Village
Gadiara, Raichak
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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,... Read More »

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