Egra is an ancient town located in Midnapore District
of West Bengal
. One of the taluk headquarters of the district; the town attracts the visitors by its two ancient temples. Egra is situated on the Kolkata
road, about 50 km before Digha.
Places of tourist interest are Radha-Benode Temple and Sarbhuj Mandir. These temples are excellent landmarks of ancient Indian history and art. A Shiva Mandir belonging to the 16th century is a visible sight here.
The nearest international airport is at Kolkata (about 210 km). The bus service from Egra to Digha, Ramnagar, Khajuri and Nandigram is frequent.