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Diamond Harbour

Diamond Harbor is a place of scenic beauty in South 24 Parganas District of West Bengal. Originally known as Hajipur, this picnic spot was renamed by the British. Diamond Harbor lies 48 km south of Kolkata, on the banks of the Hooghly River.

There is a ruined Portuguese fort overlooking the river. River cruises are the major attractions here. A walk along the riverbank leads to the Sharisha Ramkrishna Mission Ashram, a popular spot for pilgrims.

Regular buses ply from Kolkata to Diamond Harbour. Sealdah Railway Station serves this charming spot.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: South 24 Parganas
Location: Kolkata

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