Mukutmanipur is a small town in Rarh in India. It is adjacent to the dam on Kangsabati River. This is considered as the second biggest earth dam of India. Mukutmanipur is famous as one of the best picnic spot in West Bengal.
One can also drive down from Kolkata to mukutmanipur easily. It will take approximately 6 hours. There are two routes. The shorter one (241KM)is Kolkata > Tarakeswar > Arambag > Bishnupur > bankura > Mukutmanipur. The second possible route(270 KM) is Kolkata > Dankuni > Burdawan > Durgapur (till here NH2) > Bankura (SH9)> Mukutmanipur. The second route is recommended because of the excellent road condition in spite of the additional 30 KM. Regular buses are available from Kolkata, India's gateway in the east, distance 250Km.
Auto rickshaws and cycle rickshaws are available.
A drive over the dam is recommended. The lengh of the motorable road over the dam is 14 km. One needs to collect passes to enter this road. Passes are issued free of cost near the dam from 10am to 4 pm.
One can also enjoy a boat ride in the lake.
Enjoy nature with hills all around. Destress.
Dokra work, Earthen/pottery work
Local hotels abound near the bus stand serving local bengali cuisine.
Date tree juice (khejurerer ros)- if you manage to come here in winter
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