A weekend tourist hub, Diamond Harbour is just 50 km from Kolkata. Situated in the South 24 Parganas, the town is at the confluence of Hooghly river (the Ganges) and Bay of Bengal. Diamond Harbour has some historical past. Frequented by the Portuguese pirates, there are still some remnants like Chingrikhali Fort which was built in the 16th century. Renamed as Diamond Harbour by the British, this serene town also has an age –old light house, which is also a major attraction. The best thing to do is to enjoy the beauty of this place while sitting at the bank of the Ganges. Diamond Harbour has hotels and holiday resorts that offer all modern amenities and foods.
Kolkata to Diamond Harbour
Why To Go
Things To Do
What to Eat & Where
You can savour in Multi cuisine, Chinese, Mughlai, Italian or simply Bengali thalis are available in restaurants or hotels that are spread across the whole area. Chicken or Veg Pakoras, Fried fishes, Mouth watering sweets are also available aplenty.