Plassey is located 40 km from Murshidabad
in West Bengal
. It is a historic battle site, between Kolkata
and Murshidabad, where the forces of the East India Company under Robert Clive defeated the army of Siraj-Ud-Daulah
, the Nawab of Bengal.
Kiriteshwari Temple, Nabichandi, Ajimganj and Jiaganj are the major tourist spots nearby. Located 23 km from Plassey, Baranagore is a famous place noted for its ancient temple, built by Rani Bhabhani, which is one of the finest 18th century terracotta temples in Bengal.
The nearest railway station is Plassey Railway Station and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport at Dumdum, Kolkata is the closest airport.