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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-Digha 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.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Midnapore
Location: Egra    

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