Find Tourist Places in West Bengal

There are over 300 tourist attractions in West Bengal. This is 6% of all tourist attractions listed in India. Top cities in West Bengal with popular tourist destinations are Kolkata, Darjeeling, Gosaba, Jalpaiguri and Howrah. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and landmarks. Then there is also nature attractions listed in West Bengal. You may find a list of all categories of West Bengal attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of West Bengal of that type.

West Bengal is located in the eastern part of the country, on the Bay of Bengal. The capital city of this incredible state is Kolkata, which is the seventh largest city in India. Bengali, English, and Nepali are the official languages of the state.

The state is known as the home of the Nobel laureate Sh. Rabindranath Tagore. It was also the home of the legendary filmmaker Satyajit Roy. Football is the state's most popular sport for which it is known the world over. The state is also known for the Sunderbans marshes. West Bengal is famous for its rich cultural heritage.

The city of Kolkata has numerous tourist destinations. The Victoria Memorial is an imposing structure dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria and is constructed of white marble. The memorial is now a museum. The St. Paul's Cathedral in Kolkata is the seat of the diocese of Kolkata. This is Kolkata's largest Cathedral. The Belur Math in Howrah is the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Mission and was founded by Swami Vivekananda. The Sunderbans National Park comprises of India's largest delta on the Bay of Bengal. The Sunderbans are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These mangrove forests are the largest reserves of the Royal Bengal Tiger.

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