Tourist Place of Bardhaman District, Part-2 ,Sightseeing in Bardhaman.
Sightseeing in Bardhaman can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Bardhaman for 2 days to 3 days.
It is the woods office of the Bardhaman sub-division. It is situated on the east side of the Golap Sack. This woodland is likewise a deer park. Deer, tigers, crocodiles and various types of winged creatures make this spot famous traveler side trips.
Deer Park is a significant bit of fascination with the city of Burdwan and it houses feathered creatures, a lot of Deer and two Tigers in the asylum. The grave of Bijoy Chand Mahatab, ‘Bijoybahar’ is arranged toward the finish of the hold backwoods.
The shrine of Kankaleswari Debi is situated in a Panchratna Vishnu Temple near the birth place of Poet Shri Gobinda Das at Kanchannagar, Bardhaman.The Chamunda statue of Ashtavuja, engraved on the stone of Damodar’s womb after the devastating flood of Damodar in 1923, is a strange sign of sculpture. The idol is made by black basalt and the height of the idol is a 6-foot. It has eight arms with the human body’s visible muscle, nervous system, artery and bone. The statue is very ancient and is supposed to be a pre-Arya Yakshin statue. Kartiki Amavasya is specially worshiped here and a fair is organised for 2 or 3 days in connection with the Kartiki Amavasya.
The sculpture of Goddess Kali in the Kankaleswari Kali Sanctuary is engraved in stone and each one of the body is very noticeable, henceforth the name Kankaleswari. The sculpture has eight hands and is garlanded with sculptures of human heads. Goddess Kali has a trident in her grasp and the entire sculpture is lopsided fit as a fiddle. The development of this Sanctuary is impacted by ‘tantra’ and the historical backdrop of this sculpture is as yet obscure. The Sanctuary is brightened with earthenware boards. It is a popular journey.
The statue of Goddess Kali in the Kankaleswari Kali Temple is engraved in stone and every bone of the body is quite visible, hence the name Kankaleswari. The statue has eight hands and is garlanded with statues of human heads. Goddess Kali has a trident in her hand and the whole statue is uneven in shape. The construction of this Temple is influenced by ‘tantra’ and the history of this statue is still unknown. The Temple is decorated with terracotta panels. It is a famous pilgrimage.
How to reach
Burdwan is about 100 km from Howrah. Local, mail, express trains are always coming. Local, mail, express trains are also coming to Bardhaman from Asansol, Durgapur, Rampurhat, Suri, etc. Buses from Kolkata, Krishnanagar, Navadwip, Purulia, Bankura, Barakar, Asansol, Durgapur, Sainthia, Rampurhat, Arambagh, Katoa, Kalna, etc. are also coming to Bardhaman Bus Stand. One may come here from the Burdwan Railway Station or Bus Stop by Rickshaw, Toto or by Town Service bus which are going to Uday Palli. If one come by town service bus, one have to be departed at Kanchanagar Barodwari Stoppage. (From Book of Pradip Kumar Ray).