A popular weekend getaway, Mukutmanipur in the Bankura district of West Bengal, is around 209 km from Kolkata. Set in the backdrop of lush green forests, crystal clear water and green hills, this serene town is situated at the confluence of Kumari and Kangsabati rivers. There is a dam at Mukutmanipur is said to be the second largest earthen dam in the country and is one of the attractions of tourists. The undulating terrain along the southern edge of the Kangsabati water reservoir spreads as a three-dimensional necklace in green and terracotta. There is also a man-made 10.8 km fresh water barrage that supplies water for irrigation in the nearby districts of Bankura, purulia and Midnapore. Tucked amid natural beauty, this place is attracted by religious people as well. It is an abode of amazing Jain temples and is a place for Jain followers.
Kolkata to Mukutmanipur
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What to Eat & Where
The main food here comprises of rice, dal and fish. Spices are thoroughly used to flavour the food. Bengali delicacies like Chingri macher malai curry, eggplant fries, sukto, pitha are very much found here along with Chinese items. Some luxury hotels also offer mughlai and continental food, too. Sweets like rasgulla, chomchom, chanar payesh, pantua, rasomalai are also easily available in all sweet shops for the food lovers.