Tourism in Krishnanagar covers the archaeological sites, medieval and the modern temples. Some of the pilgrimage tourism sites are Krishnanagar Palace or Kirshanagar Rajbari, Ghurni, Mayapur, Nabadwip.
Krishnanagar is a significant hub for culture and literature of medieval and modern times. The local population of the city of Krishnagar continues to engage in a vivacious culture of literary exchange. Krishnagar has a sub-urban locality called Ghurni. The dolls of Krishangar are famous not only in West Bengal, but also in other places of India.
Krishnanagar Palace or Krishnagar Rajbari
Krishnagar Rajbari also known as the Krishnanagar Palace is most widely visited architectural wonder in this suburb city. This palace is mostly visited for the celebration of different festivals like Jhulan Mela, Holi, Baro Dol and Durga Puja. Here Durga Puja is celebrated with its own grandeur.
Religious Temples and Monasteries of Krishnagar
The religious temples and monasteries in Krishnanagar are an integral part of the city tourism. Jalangi ghat is a popular tourist destination along with religious destinations like Mayapur, Nabadwip and Shantipur. A few other attractions include the College Bhavan and the Public Library.
Roman Catholic Church
Roman Catholic Church is located in Krishnanagar. This Catholic Church is famous for its distinctive and appealing architecture. It stands out and tourists of all races, religious and ethnicities frequent this church that explains the life and time of Jesus Christ in the inception, through European paintings and carvings in the walls. The compound also houses a protestant church.
Mayapur is also known as the spiritual capital of Indian state of West Bengal. Iskcon Temple at Mayapur for years has attracted tourists from the world over. The International Society for the Krishna Conscious is a close knit group of spiritual enthusiasts. To know more read: