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Visit Kapil Muni Temple

Regarded as one of the most important pilgrimage sites in West Bengal, Gangasagar is extensively visited during Makar Sankranti. Located on an island in the Sunderbans, the unexplored and unexploited Gangasagar, fondly known as Sagardwip is an amazing destination for both pilgrims and adventure-lovers.

Regarded as one of the most important pilgrimage sites in West Bengal, Gangasagar is extensively visited during Makar Sankranti. Located on an island in the Sunderbans, the unexplored and unexploited Gangasagar, fondly known as Sagardwip is an amazing destination for both pilgrims and adventure-lovers.

Every year during Makar Sankranti pilgrims from all over the country come to take a holy dip at the confluence of the river Ganges and Bay of Bengal, followed by offering prayers at the Kapil Muni Temple. This temple is immersed in legendary tales and is highly revered among devotees.
 

  • Gangasagar is around 135km from Kolkata.
  • It would take approximately 5hour to reach Gangasagar from Kolkata.
  • A number of temples were destroyed by natural calamities before construction of the present-day Kapil Muni Temple in the year 1973 with aid from the State Government.

 

Timing

PREFFERED BY

Nirvana Seekers ,God Lover ,Experience Seekers

TIME SPENT

1-2 hour

ENTRY FEE

No Entry Fee

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Holy Land, Beaches
  • Altitude

    0 m
  • STD Code

    03210
  • Best Season

    Oct - Mar
  • State/Code

    /743606
  • LANGUAGES

    Bengali, Hindi