The Sagar Beach

The Sagar Beach is located at the tip of the Sagardwip, or Gangasagar, as some people call it. The beach is flooded with thousands of tourists every year as they make their way to Sagardwip for a holy dip in the Ganges. The beach otherwise is a calm, soothing place to enjoy a sunset.

Gangasagar Pilgrimage & Fair

A stunning island formed by combining nearly 51 Islands,just off the Bengal coast and on the point where River Ganga meets the Bay of Bengal.Gangasagar is a place of beauty as well as religious importance. Home to some of the most stunning beaches, it is famous for hosting the Sagar Mela, which is both a pilgrimage & fair ground. The island is stunning in its greenery and one can trek around the whole island to discover its beauty besides being a place for religion, Gangasagar is also a place of peace, calm, golden sand beaches, for relaxation and rejuvenation among the sun and sand. Every year in the month of January the island sees a huge gathering of devotees from all parts of the country, who come to take a dip in the holy waters.

Gangasagar is a wonderful island situated just off the Bengal coast and on the point where River Ganga meets the Bay of Bengal. The stunning island is a place of peace, calm, golden sand beaches and of religion.

Kapil Muni Temple

The temple dedicated to Saint Kapil Muni is the principal attraction of Sagardwip. After a holy dip in the water, pilgrims go to the temple to offer prayers to the Saint.The temple, along with four other temples got destroyed in a storm in 1960s. The Kapil Muni Temple was the only one that got restored. It is believed that after attainting salvation, Kapil Muni came back and passed on the divine knowledge to his mother, on how to attain Nirvana. Kapil Muni is therefore worshipped by people to help them absolve their sins.

The Sagar Lighthouse

The Sagardwip has a light house, in the vicinity of the beach itself. The lighthouse gives you a beautiful view of the surrounding place and is open for tourists to access.Also, for all those photography fanatics, this lighthouse is the perfect place to capture this earthy town.

Bharat Seva Ashram

The Bharat Seva Ashram is a small ashram run by a trust in Ganga Sagar. The Ashram has a small temple and it offers accommodations to its guests. The Ashram is one of the most trusted places for a room in Gangasagar.

Onkarnath Temple

The Onkarnath Temple is another very sacred temple at Gangasagar. The temple is dedicated to Lord Onkar and his teachings.Set amidst trees and marshes, the temple has a very peaceful atmosphere. It is rarely crowded and you can pray here, at your own pace.

Bakkhali

Bakkhali is small crescent shaped beach town located at the mostdeltaic island of southern Bengal under Namkhana Block.The beach covers an area of 8 km at a stretch which has the most beautiful views of both sunriseand sunset.Away from the bustling city life is the Bakkhali Sea Beach that gives a chance of retrospection in serenity.Bishhalakshmi temple is a place of significance, located at the extreme end of the beach.

Sajnekhali

Sajnekhali is the gateway to Sundarban& Head Office of the Forest Department covering an area of approx. 6,110 hectres of area under Gosaba Block.The most popular spot among all watchtowers because of its proximity to the resorts in the Sundarban area.A panoramic view of Sundarbans can be seen form Sajnekhali watch tower & is a nature delight.A Nature Interpretation Centre, a Bono Bibi Temple as well as a Crocodile Park is built in the Sajnekhali watchtower complex.According to 2004 govt. census 27 Tigers have been protected. Apart from tigers, the Sajnekhali forest also offers shelter to animals like Fishing Cats, Wild Boar, Macaques, Flying Fox, Chital, Pangolin and others.The most sought-after sight by a bird watcher can be witnessed like seven colourful species of the Kingfisher, White Bellied Sea Eagle, Plovers, Lap-Wings, Curfews, Whimprel, Sandpipers and the Occasional Pelican.

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