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Tarakeshwar




Tarakeshwar, a taluk headquarters town, is situated in Hooghly District of West Bengal. Located about 44 km from Bardhaman and 46 km from Howrah, Tarakeshwar has Magra, Chautara, Balgarh and Gopdanga as neighboring towns.

One of Bengalís most popular pilgrimage centers, Tarakeshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, attracts lakhs of pilgrims from far and near places. Tarakeshwar Tourist Lodge provides accommodation facilities.

The town is connected by suburban rail services to Serampore and Howrah. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport and Kamarkundu Railway Station are the nearest airport and railway station respectively.



Updated on 25th October, 2005
District: Hooghly

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