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Tourists and Picnic Spots in West Bengal

Wax Museuem Mother in Kolkata – How to Reach Mother

 

A wax museum, ‘Mother’ will be inaugurated by November this year in Rajarhat, New Town – Kolkata. Mother will be the replica of Madame Tussauds’ in central London.

It has been decided that initially wax models of Shah Rukh Khan, Lata Mangeshkar and Amitabh Bachchan will be kept in the museum.

Location of the wax museum Mother is likely to come up opposite Prakriti Tirtha — the Eco-Tourism Park at Rajarhat.

How to reach wax museum Mother

Wax museum Mother can be reached from both Howrah and Sealdah. From Howrah come to Ruby Hospital or Science City by bus no. S1, S24, C5/1, 107 or 107/1 Mini bus. From ruby you would get many West Bengal Surface Transport buses (White liners and mini) to Rajarhat. 

From Sealdah Station go to the Bidhannagar station by train. From there you would get many West Bengal Surface Transport buses (White liners and mini) to Rajarhat.

Golden Boot Contender in World Cup 2014

 

Here is the latest update of position of players who are the main contenders for golden boot in World Cup 2014.

Thomas Müller (Germany)

Total goals scored till today: 3

Against Portugal: 3

 Neymar (Brazil)

Total goals scored till today: 2

Against Croatia: 2 goals

Robin van Persie (Netherlands)

Total goals scored till today: 3

Against Spain: 2 goals

Against Australia: 1 goal

Arien Robben (Netherlands)

Total goals scored till today: 3

Against Spain: 2 goals

Against Australia: 1 goal

Lionel Messi (Argentina)

Total goals scored till today: 1

Against Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1

Jayanti tourist spot in Jalpaiguri district

 

 

Jayanti

Jayanti

Jayanti is a small forest with an area of 780 sq km situated near Buxa Tiger Reserve. Main attractions at Jayanti are the scenery of the forest and the distant hills of Bhutan and Jayanti river. In the forest, animals like elephant, leopard, tiger, wild dog and barking deer reside. Mahakal Temple, the 51th satipeeth is just 7 km from Jayanti. From Jayanti one can visit Hatipota by car. The journey to Hatipota is thrilling. There is Pokhri Lake which is situated on a hill, 2 km from Jayanti.

How to reach Jayanti

Many trains are plying from Sealdah and Howrah to New Alipurduar Junction. Jayanti is 26 km from Alipurduar. Jayanti can also be reached from Rajabhatkhawa.

Hotels and lodges at Jayanti

There are many hotels and lodges at Jayanti. Some of the lodges and hotels are given below:

Hotel Greenview. Tel: 203157, 9474627790.

Prakriti. Tel: 9333263923.

Nature Hut. Tel: 286567.

Jayanti Hills Jungle Camp. Tel: 9547308446.

Picnic Spots in Birbhum District

Kenduli Picnic Spot in Birbhum district

Kenduli is a historical village which is situated on the bank of the river Ajay. Kenduli is the birth place of famous Vaishnab poet Jaidev. Kenduli is an ideal place for picnic during winter. No advance booking is needed for arranging picnic at Kenduli. Go and simply enjoy the picnic on the banks of Ajay river.

How to reach Kenduli

Kenduli can be reached from Durgapur by bus.

Picnic Spot in Nadia District

 

There are many picnic spots in Nadia district and brief description of some of the spots are given below.

Kalyani Lake Picnic Spot

 Kalyani Lake picnic spot is under Kalyani Municipality and this is a famous picnic spot in Nadia district. Kalyani Lake picnic spot can be reached by auto from Kalyani Main station. For picnic purpose per head charge is to be deposited. 

Kalyani Picnic Garden 

Kalyani picnic garden is very near to Kalyani Simanta station and it is a walking distance. There is a children’s park in Kalyani picnic garden. Kalyani picnic garden is under forest department and there is entry fee for picnic parties.

One has to reach Kalyani Simanta either by train from Sealdah or by bus from Esplanade or Babughat. The time may be maximum one and a half hour. From there auto or van rickshaw is available to reach Kalyani Picnic Garden.

Jubilee Park

Jubilee Park

Jubilee Park and Resort picnic spot 

Jubili Park and Resort picnic spot is under Gayeshpur Municipality of Nadia district. Jubili Park and Resort is a picnic spot as well as a weekend destination. The municipality and a private body are managing the Jubili Park and Resort. There is boating facility in Jubili Park and Resort and both AC and Non-AC guest houses are available at Jubili Park and Resort. Entry fee is applicable for entering Jubili Park and Resort. Contact on: 983085184 / 9874418433.

Ananda Kanan picnic spot

Ananda Kanan picnic spot is under Nabadwip Municipality and this is a popular picnic spot in Nadia. During every winter huge picnic parties come to Ananda Kanan. There are special arrangements of entertainment for children. Boating facility is available here. Special attractions for children in Ananda Kanan are artificial hill and wonderful house. For picnic purpose contact in advance on phone number: (03472) 240008. Entry fee is applicable in Ananda Kanan and for picnic the charge is more than Rs. 500.

Ananda Kanan can be reached from Nabadwip Dham station or Bishnupriya Halt station.