Sagardwip is one of the largest Sunderban
islands situated where the river Ganges
merges with the Bay of Bengal
. It is at a distance of about 130 km from Kolkata
. The lighthouse at Sagardwip offers a panoramic view of the surroundings.
The island is a famous Hindu pilgrimage center in India. There is a temple dedicated to Kapil Muni close to the beach. Gangasagar Mela, celebrated here on
Makara Sankranti day (mid January), is the largest fair in West Bengal.