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Manindra Chnadra Vidyapith ( Build by Maharaja Manindra Chandra )
Manindra Chnadra Vidyapith ( Build by Maharaja Manindra Chandra )
                                                                  Information Provided; Dr. Arnab GHOSH ROY

Revision as of 05:45, 27 December 2007

Baharampur(spelled as Berhampore) is the district town of the district of Murshidabad. BankimChandra has written his epic Anandamath sitting beside the bank of river Bhagirathi.

Get in

Berhampore Court Station or Berhampore Bus stand.

By Train

Start from Sealdah railway station, Kolkata. Take Bhagirathi Express(18:22) or any passenger train going towards Lalgola. It is 186Km. away from Kolkata and takes 4.5 to 5.5 hours depending upon the train you catch.

By Bus

Get into any Private or Govt. Bus from Dharmatala/ Esplanade(Kolkata) going to or via Berhampore.


This is probably the best urban town of West Bengal.

  • Krishnath College. Started 3 years before the inauguration of Calcutta University. Built by Krishna Nath Nandi.
  • Barrack Square Army barrack of the British regime. Basically a nearly square shaped field, which has 4 cannons in the four corners of it and surrounded by army quarters.
  • Karna subarna the Capital of Bengal in the Sashanka Regime. Though there is little to view, but still, it is a historical place.
  • Mirshidabad (around 24km from Baharampur): Hazar Duari, Nashipur Palace etc.
  • Tarapith a hindu begali(shaakto) pilgrimage. It is a temple town in Birbhum. It is a major Hindu pilgrimage centre and several thousand devotees visit the temple every day.


Hang around in the river bank in the afternoon.


  • Kitchen utensils and home decorating show pieces made of Kansa(a copper alloy). Khagrai Kansa is said to be the best in India.
  • Snake Charmer's flute.
  • Once Berhampore was famous for its ivory product.

Also lot of cottage industry can be observed which make lot of hand crafts items.

                                                                  Information provided; Dr.Arnab GHOSH ROY


  • Chhanabora- a delicious sweet made of one kind of milk product(Chhana-> uncompressed Panir).

The best sweet in any sweet dist this urban town has given when you bite it will have a flow of sweet syrup inside it.

  • Mango Specialty of mango of Murshidabad is the variety. Specially planted by the Nababs(Muslim emperor of Murshidabad) from different areas in India and outside.

Wide range of mangoes from Kohinoor, Rani, Khosba they are awesome and unique in test. A sweet called KHAZA made from sesame also very popular.

  • Murshidabadi silk.
                                                                Information provided; Dr.Arnab GHOSH ROY

Town Education Facility

A small town but with highly qualified and a wide choice facility for education available in this small town.

Uncountable names of primary Govt and private schools available.

High School;

Iswar Chandra Institution (Considered now one of the best school for academic and extra curriculum activities, its got a very big library with wide collection of books and journals. Only school got NCC Cadets)

Krishnath Collegiate School (Oldest school made by Raja Krishnath, one of the good school in the town).

JN Academy Boys High School

Maharani Kasheswari Girls High School ( Build by Maharani, its the best girls school in the town)

Shilpa Mandir Girls High School

Gurudas Tarasundori High School

Mahakali Pathsala Girls High School

Mary Immaculate School ( Catholic School, most well organized school with lot of school activities)

Sree Guru Pathsala Boys High School

Manindra Chnadra Vidyapith ( Build by Maharaja Manindra Chandra )

                                                                 Information Provided; Dr. Arnab GHOSH ROY


There are a number of liquor bars on the outskirts of the town.

Tourist Stay or Lodge

Nowadays not much tourist comes in this place but still got a handful particularly due to its historical value. Tourist are mostly the locals or some time Europeans. British East India Company starts their journey from this place now known as Murshidabad. The town Berhampore has a wide choice of Restaurants and Hotel's from a budjet hotel to luxury one .

Samrat Hotel at NH34, is known as the best hotel and best dine in the town.It can be classified as 4 star hotel. Also we got Berhampore Lodge in the heart of the city and can take the view of Laldighi Hotel Mauyr Hotel Whitehouse Hotel Bhaghirathi

                                                            Information Provided; Dr. Arnab GHOSH ROY


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