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Durgapur Travel Guide

The city of Durgapur is located in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is popular as an abode of numerous steel manufacturing companies. The first steel industry in .........

The city of Durgapur is located in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is popular as an abode of numerous steel manufacturing companies. The first steel industry in Durgapur was established in 1962 when industrialization in India was at its peak. Apart from steel industry, other main industries present in the city include coal industry, tile industry, brick industry and coal mining machinery industry. The city also has various big markets, which are famous for the garments, jewellery and steel utensils.

The travel guide Durgapur provides all the relevant information related to this beautiful place. This city was planned by two architects named Benjamin Polk and Allen Stein. This mesmerizing city has a number of tourist attractions including Bhabani Pathak's Tilla, Durgapur Barrage, Kumaramangalam Park, Troika Park and many others. The tourists can also enjoy fishing and boating activities in this city as it is situated on the banks of River Damodar. This river is also the main source of water for all the industries established here. The tourists will also find a number of temples, mosques and monuments in the city. Durgapur travel guide will help you to find some other beautiful places in the city.

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How to Reach Durgapur
Durgapur, a city in the Burdwan district of West Bengal is said to be the second planned city of India after Chandigarh. Durgapur is basically an industrial township that houses some of Bengal's biggest industrial plants like Durgapur Steel Plant,  Steel Authority of India Limited, Damodar Valley Corporation, Durgapur Thermal Power Station amongst others. Tourist attractions like Junction Mall and Durgapur Barrage on Damodar River must be visited during one's stay in Durgapur.
 
How to Reach Durgapur by Air
 
Kolkata Airport serves as the nearest civil airport to Durgapur. Visitors can take a direct or connecting flight to Kolkata from anywhere in India or abroad and then travel to Durgapur by road or train.
 
How to Reach Durgapur by Road
 
A number of buses connect Durgapur with Kolkata and other towns of West Bengal like Bankura, Birbhum, Bolpur and Purulia. Durgapur can also be reached by long route buses from places like  Bhubaneshwar, Jamshedpur, Cuttack, Puri, Dumka, Bokaro, Dhanbad, Digha, Bhagalpur, Ranchi or Chaibasa. Both state and private buses are available for Durgapur.
 
How to Reach Durgapur by Rail
 
Durgapur Railway Station is a major rail head that connects the city with all major Indian cities. A lot of mail and super fast trains including the Rajdhani Express halt here. Passengers from any part of India including Mumbai, Nagpur, Delhi and Allahabad can board a train to Durgapur with ease.

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Please suggest good hotel near city center.

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Souvick Karmakar

hotel peerless inn

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Please suggest a nearest hotel of Durgapur Bidhan Nagar?

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Citi Residenci

Dear Sir, Greetings from The Citi Residenci Hotel, Durgapur !! We have a guest house at Bidhan nagar.Thanks Team Citi Residenci.

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Please suggest hotel near NIT Durgapur.

Please suggest some hotels which allows unmarried couples.

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kiran_goexpert

Hi Sir, You can search hotels through Goibibo app/website by using the couple friendly tag.

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Any good hotel near Durgapur Railway Station?

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Ankit Maheshwari

Good Hotels only near city centre which is not very far from Railway Station.

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Please suggest a good hotel.

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Ajeet Tiwari

City Residency

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Any hotel near DURGAPUR STEEL CLUB?

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Simanta Bose

you can stay at near city center

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How many far away from this hotel to Amrita Vidyalayam Rangamati Path Bidhannagar?

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Rikdip sarkar

Can anyone suggest a good hotel near NPTI Durgapur?

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JASBIR Singh

Can anyone please suggest a good non AC hotel near Durgapur Railway station at low cost?

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Sandip Panja

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