Digha Tourism , Beach in West bengal
Situated in West Bengal, Digha has long been a weekend destination for people from Kolkata, Kharagpur and other nearby cities. Digha is close to Kolkata and Kharagpur and is easily accessible by road and rail.
Digha Tourism Authority has developed a new beach about two km from the original beach, which is bigger and better as well as has all the facilities. Like the original beach, it does not attract a large number of tourists during winters.
Digha beach is a great option for a beautiful evening. Many dhabas around the beach are known for excellent seafood. It costs a few thousand rupees to live and eat while walking around Digha. Kejuarina trees can be seen in large numbers around Digha Beach. There are large number of such trees in the paths going from the old seashore to the new seashore, due to which the view of the sea becomes even more spectacular. Digha also has a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Tourist places in and around Digha
Other attractions of Digha include Janput, Shankarpur, Suvarnarekha River, Talsari and Mandaramani. If you are going to visit Digha family with children, then you can spend a good evening at the Marine Aquarium and Research Center, away from the crowds of the beach. Digha Science Center is another place of choice for children.
Shopping in Digha
There are shops around the beach. From here you can buy some good food, cold beverages and inexpensive local things. Digha has something for people of all ages. The biggest attraction of Digha is its low cost and proximity. No matter what your weekend is like, if you want to spend a holiday somewhere near Kolkata or Kharagpur, there is no better place than Digha.
How to reach Digha
Digha is well connected by road and rail. The nearest airport here is in Kolkata.
Best time to visit Digha
The best time to visit Digha is in the winter. But during this time the weekend is very crowded.