Tarapith is one of the 52 Shakti Peethams of India. It is so called because the eye ball (tara) of Maa Sati fell here. when Vishnu severed her body with chakra, to stop Shiva from his Tandav nritya. The present temple with eight roofs was built in 1225 A.D. by Jagannath Ray of Mallarpur village.
Nalhati is one of the 52 Shakti Peethams of India.It is so called because Parvati's throat (Nal) fell here, when Vishnu severed her body with chakra, to stop Shiva from his Tandav nritya, is just 20 kms away.
52 Shakti Peethams of India. It is so called because the Portion between the eyebrows fell here. It also has ten hot springs. The water temperature in these springs varies from 60 to 80 degree Celsius, is 70 kms away.
Santiniketan, founded by Rabindranath Tagore in 1921 A.D. It was declared as a central university in 1951. It has produced eminent personalities like Indira Gandhi and Amartya Sen, is 88 kms away.
Massanjore Dam Across the Mayurakshi River was built with Canadian aid. It is also called Canada Dam or Pearson Dam. It was commissioned in 1956 A.D., is 60 kms away.
Kendubillo (also known as Joydeb Kenduli) Is a temple town. It is believed to be the birthplace of Joydeb, 12th century Sanskrit poet, and has an old temple. Poet Joydeb is famous for lyrical composition Geeta Gobinda. A fair is held during Makara Sankranti (mid January). It is located on the bank of the Ajay River.
Malooti, A historical and religious place having a lot of temples, beautifully embedded with ancient Terracotta Art, is just 15 kms away.