Basantapur is situated about 4 km east of Jangipara
, in Hooghly District
of West Bengal
. Tora, 5 km to the west; Hujili
, 2 km to the north and Gobindapur, 3 km to the south are the places nearby. Howrah
are located within 37 km from Basantapur.
Chandannagar Church, St Louis Church, Bandel Church, Tarakeshwar Temple, Serampore, Arambagh, Nandadulal Mandir, Imambara, Shandeswara Temple, Yeats Tomb, Mahisasurmardini Temple, St Olaveís Church, Buro-Bibi Mosque and Bandemataram House are some of the interesting tourist destinations.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport and Kamarkundu Railway Station serve this town.