During the British rule, many freedom fighters were given to India in Midnapore. Currently situated on the banks of the Kangsabati River, this city is a popular tourist destination due to its proximity to Kolkata. Both Hindus and Muslims have their own opinion on naming the city. Hindus believe that this place is named after the local goddess Medni Mata. Whee Muslims say that this city is named after their holy city Madina. Their reasoning behind this is that there is a Dhero Mosque and a large Muslim population.
There are many historical sights around it. Shiva"s chapleshwar temple, Jagannathtempleand mosque and dargah are prominent among them. Devotees of Goddess Kali often visit the Batala temple. Like other cities of West Bengal, it is considered best to go to Midnapore during Durga Puja,SaraswatiPuja and Kali Puja. During this time, you get to see a lot of pandals in the city. And due to festive weather, it is seen in new colors, and the university is also there.
Students from many big cities of the state also come here. The locals enjoy visiting many parks built in the city in the morning and evening. Midnapore is well connected to major places by air, road and rail. Midnapore to Howrah and vice versa have several trains throughout the day. It has trains to places like Bankura, Asansol, Adra, Bokaro Steel City, Jhargram and Haldia.
Why Go To Mindapore medinipur
many historical scenic spots , parks |
Best time to visit Mindapore medinipur
The best time to visit Midnapore depends on what kind of weather you feel comfortable with.