Its a fantastic and fabulous as well as a holy place for all the Indians. I am charmed for the purity and sanctity of the place . . Dear friends, this the holy place where SRI RAMAKRISHNA PARAMHANSHA, the incarnation of God was born. Do pranam to THAKUR from your heart. The temple is very beautiful. The area is serene. Jai Maa! Jai Thakur! Jai swamiji!
Kamarpukur, a small hamlet in Arambagh subdivision of the Hooghly District, is one of the main tourist destinations in West Bengal. The canal Bhutir-Khal flows from north to south on the western border of Kamarpukur, which joins Damodar River.
Hooghly District has a rich heritage of thousands of years in the form of the great Bengali kingdom of Bhurshut. The place saw the rule of Mughals, Portuguese, Dutch, British, French and Germans.
This river stream of the Damodar is associated with the life of Sri Ramakrishna, one of the renowned saints of ancient times. The hamlet is known as the birthplace of Sri Ramakrishna and as a consecration Ramakrishna Math was established here. The math is a chief attraction of Kamarpukur, which was founded in 1947. A religious centre at the birthplace of Sri Ramakrishna features an ancestral home along with a mini jute mill.
The old buildings, tanks and remains of ancient temples are the several attractions for travellers along with the Ramakrishna Math. A nearby village known as Bhursubo, is a popular tourist site, featuring mango groves, Sukhasayer tank and Hatisayer tank built by Manik Raja. These sites and testimonies provide a glimpse of rich heritage, ancient life style and culture and prosperity of the town.
Among all the available modes of transportation, reaching the destination by air is the best way. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata, at a distance of 90 km from Kamarpukur, is the nearest airport that is connected with various parts of the world.
Tarakeshwar railway junction, at a distance of 50 km, is the nearest railway station. State owned buses operate from neighbouring cities like Tarakeshwar, Bishnupur and Ghatal to Kamarpukur. The best time to visit Kamarpukur is during the months of October to February as the weather is cool and pleasant.