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Private Day Excursion To Bishnupur From Kolkata With Tour Guide

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    Begin your tour with a pickup from your preferred Kolkata location as per You Tell Us we Pickup you. Meet our Trip Representative, then start your Day Trip .

    Bishnupur is a town in Bankura District in the state of West Bengal, India. It is famous for its Terracotta Temples and the Baluchari Sarees. Terracotta is a term normally used for sculptures made of earthenwares. Bishnupur is located around 4 hours drive from Kolkata.

    Bishnupur was ruled under the Gupta period by local Hindu kings . The place is also known as Mallabhum as it was the capital of Malla kings for almost thousand years.  Around 994 AD the place was named as Vishnupur, derived from the name of the Lord ‘Vishnu’, a very prominent Hindu God. The Malla rulers were Vaishnavites. They built the famous terracotta temples at Bishnupur.

    Major attractions of Bishnupur
    • Terracotta Temples  – These are the specialities of Bishnupur crafted by the  artists of the region from laterite and brick. The temples are made of Terracotta  tiles having scenes from the epic of  Mahabharata.
    • Bishnupur Mela – It is held every year during the last week of December near the Madanmohan temple.
    • Bishnupur Utsav – Its a recent addition and is held immediately after the Bishnupur Mela. It is a classical music and dance festival in recognition to the Bishnupur gharana of music. This gharana of music, a form of Hindustani Classical Music, had enjoyed the Royal patronage and flourished to reach its peak during the 18th century. It is rooted in the Dhrupad style  and is accompanied by Tabla , Sitar, Harmonium and flute.
    • A snake festival is held on August.
    • The Durga Puja, Kali Puja and Diwali is also celebrated with much enthusiasm.

      

    Spots to visit at Bishnupur
    • Madanmohan Temple
    • Jore Bangla Temple of Keshta Rai
    • Poncho Rotno Temple of Shyam Rai
    • Rasmancha
    • Acharya Jogesh Chandra Museum
    • Pathar Darwaja
    • Garh Darwaja
    • Lal Bandh
    • Lalgarh
    • Stone Chariot
    • Nutan Mahal

    Airconditioned Car for Transport with Knowledgeable Car Driver
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup and Drop within Any Kolkata location
    Departure Time
    Start Time is 8:00 am to 9:30 am As per Your Preference (Suggest us after Booking Confirmation Through Email Us Option)
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Any Kolkata Location
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Knowledgeable Car Driver
    • Day Trip To Bishnupur
    Exclusions
    • Hotel Accommodation
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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