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					                                           West Bengal Tourism

This is among the most favoured hill stations of India known across the globe for its speckled charm of
natural vistas. The pristine natural beauty and serene and scenic ambiances earned it the title 'Queen of Hill
Station'. Large number of tourists from several parts of the globe flock this place to enjoy the charm of
snow capped Himalayan mountains, Buddhist monasteries, Hindu temples, diverse flora, exotic
fauna and the enthralling ride of Darjeeling toy train which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Some of the popular tourist attractions of Darjeeling are Darjeeling Toy Train, Kalimpong, Happy
Valley Tea Gardens, Lloyd's Botanical Gardens, Victoria Falls and Passenger Ropeway.

Kolkata
This is the Capital of West Bengal which was formerly known as Calcutta. It is often quoted as the 'City of
Joy' because of its interwoven charm of nature, culture, tradition, life style and arts and crafts. This is
mainly a place to be felt rather than just seen due to its liveliness, vibrancy and diversity. Some of the
tourist places which are worth visiting in Kolkata are Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Eden Garden,
Kalighat, Birla Planetarium, Indian Museum and Dalhousie Square.

Santiniketan
This is a world renowned tourist attraction of West Bengal situated near Bolpur in the Birbhum district. It is
a university founded by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore to mingle Indian traditions with the other
cultures of the world. This open air school is popularly known as Visva-Bharati which attracts scores of
tourists, scholars, artists and eminent personalities from across the world. The serene and peaceful
ambiances of this place give tourists a chance to feel nature's ecstasy at its best. Some of the popular
attractions which can be visited by tourists during Santiniketan tour are China Bhavan, Chhatimtala ,
Kala Bhavan, Bichitra and Uttarayan Complex.

Sunderbans
This is a beautiful jungle situated in the southern tip of West Bengal where land meets the sea. It is
renowned across the globe for its exotic and diverse collection of flora, fauna and avifauna species. The
Sundarbans is a part of the world's largest delta renowned for its mangrove forest and rich biodiversity
which make this place a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sunderbans National Park is the foremost
tourist attraction of this place which is a paradise for wildlife lovers and nature enthusiasts. This
wildlife reserve is famous for its 58 species of mammals, 55 species of reptiles and around 248 bird
species.

The charm of West Bengal Places calls on large number of tourists to this place from across the globe.
Nature's wonder and cultural diversities make West Bengal Tour a memorabilia affair for tourists who
come here to spend their holidays.

				
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Description: West Bengal is one of the popular tourist destinations of India. It is famous across the world for its natural wonder and cultural diversity. Scores of tourists from several parts of the globe come here to spend their holidays amidst scenic natural ambiances and cultural diversity.