Dooars, as the name suggests really means duar or the door. It is really the doorway to the Plain lands. This area is dotted by several national parks and wildlife sanctuaries which attract a lot of tourists from all over India and abroad.
The major river is the Teesta besides many others like the Jaldhaka, Murti, Torsa, Sankosh, Dyna, Karatoya, Raidak, and Kaljani rivers, among others. #experiencebengal#travelbengal#tourismbengal#bengalbeckons#stayinbengal#beautifulbengal#dooars
Built by the Kutch dweller Abdar Rahim Osman in the year 1926,Nakhoda Masjid is the largest Masjid in Kolkata. Around 10,000 devotees can perform their prayer, or 'Namaaz' in this splendid Masjid together.The gateway to the Masjid resembles the Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri.
There are two minarets and three domes in the shrine. The length of the minarets is 151 feet. Furthermore, 25 smaller minarets are these and their length varies from 100 to 117 feet. In all, there are 27 minarets in the Nakhoda Masjid shrine. The architectural pattern of the shrine is a perfect example of the blend of Indian and Saracenic architecture. #experiencebengal#travelbengal#tourismbengal#bengalbeckons#stayinbengal#beautifulbengal#nakhodamasjid#kolkata
The Chhau Dance of Purulia,listed under UNESCO’s world heritage list of dances; draws inspiration from martial arts and combative training. The narration generally involves around the great epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata.The elaborate masks worn during this performance are of vital importance as these are used to convey the multiple emotions and the characters, much like the way Grecian Masks functioned in plays. #experiencebengal#travelbengal#tourismbengal#bengalbeckons#stayinbengal#beautifulbengal#purulia#chhau
Red Road Carnival- an extravaganza of a parade where Durga idols of leading community pujas are showcased before immersion; accompanied by dazzling tableaux, illumination and performances.
A truly spectacular way to end the festivities of Durga Puja- the Greatest Show on Earth!
Cool mornings with a sea breeze playing in your hair, while the waves gently lap on the shore…distant fishing boats painting a beautiful silhouette against the kaleidoscopic sky…this is Shankarpur, the virgin beach town located about 14 kms. East of Digha.