Haldia is also known as the ‘Heritage Capital of West Bengal’. It is a city in the Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal. It is a renowned river port and industrial belt. Haldia is situated at a distance of about 125 km from the city of Kolkata, close to the estuary of the river Hooghly. The town is enveloped by the Haldi River and the Ganges River. Haldia is known for its petrochemical industries and is now rapidly progressing into a principal commercial harbor for Kolkata.
The city has a tropical wet and dry climate, with temperatures ranging between 7° C and 22° C in winter and 24° C to 39° C during its usually hot and humid summer. The city has good transportation links through various means of commute. It takes less than 3 hours to reach Kolkata from Haldi. The closest railway station from the city is the Haldia railway station that connects the town to various metropolises like Kolkata, Chennai, and Delhi. This city is also well-connected via the domestic waterways which extend up to 1620 km.
Haldia is home to many splendid and astonishing tourist attractions like- Mahishadal Rajbari and Gopaljee temple which was built during the empire of Rani Janki Devi. It has beautiful idols of Lord Shiva and is visited by many worshippers. Natmandir and Jagannath temple are situated on the two sides of the entryway.
Marine Drive, Haldia is another must-visit tourist attraction. It is a magnificent 6 km stretch covered with beautiful palm trees. You can also witness ships being anchored on the coast. Other tourist attractions in Haldia include- Sataku, Haldia dock and port, Tamluk Rajbari, Muktidham temple, Matangini’s statue, Maynagarh, Ramjew temple, Balughata riverside sunset point, and Administrative office of Haldia.
When in Haldia, you can indulge in a variety of relishing and mouth-watering delicacies such as – Chingri Mach (pawn), fishes like Rohu, Tangra, Shingi, Illish, Magur, Katla, and a lot more. The city is also renowned for its street food like Chaat, Kachori, Jhal Muri, Samosa, Puchka, and Beguni. Sondes, Rosogolla, Mishti Doi, Chamcham, Rasmalai, Pantua, and Pitha are some of the most loved sweet dishes in Haldia.
You can also visit the local markets in Haldia to buy vibrant and attractive mat weaves, horn craft, brass work, metalwork, and other handicraft items.
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