Rampur Hat Sightseeing Guide

Rampur Hat in Bengal (region) with it's 53,468 inhabitants is a city in India - about 721 mi (or 1,161 km) South-East of New Delhi, the country's capital. To learn more about Rampur Hat in general, check the Rampur Hat destination guide. These are some of the noteworthy things about this place.

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Map of local sightseeing hints

The map features the more popular and well known points of interest from this area.

7 sightseeing spots quickly introduced

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Brahmani River (Birbhum)

Located at 24.17, 87.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

The Brahmani River is a tributary of the Dwarka River. The Brahmani originates in the Santhal Parganas in Jharkhand and then flows through Birbhum district, bisecting Rampurhat subdivision. It finally flows through Murshidabad district, where it joins the Dwarka River. It is a hill stream with beds full of pebbles and yellow clay.

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Rivers of Jharkhand
  • Rivers of West Bengal

Dwarka River

Located at 24.17, 87.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

The Dwarka River (also called Babla) is a tributary of Bhagirathi. The Dwaraka originates in Santhal Parganas in Jharkhand and then flows through Mayureswar and Rampurhat police station areas of Birbhum district. It finally flows through Murshidabad district, where it joins the Bhagirathi. Though a moderate river, it has several names and many small tributaries and estuaries. Its many backwaters and side channels also connect it with the Bhagirathi. It is a hill stream with beds full of pebbles and yellow clay.

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Rivers of Jharkhand
  • Rivers of West Bengal

Maluti

Located at 24.17, 87.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Maluti (also Malooti, or মলূঢি) is a small town near Shikaripara in Dumka District of Jharkhand, India. The place has 72 old temples. It was built under the Baj Basanta dynasty. The 72 temples are edifices to the kings of the Pala Dynasty. They portray various scenes from Hindu mythology including the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Maluti is known for the annual sacrifice of over 100 goats on Kali Puja, besides one buffalo and a sheep, though animal activist groups have often strongly looked down at this activity. Today Maluti is endangered by insufficient management of the old temples, and threatened by natural disasters.

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Bengal

Rampurhat I (community development block)

Located at 24.17, 87.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
More reading: Rampurhat I (community development block) homepage

Rampurhat I (community development block) (Bengali: রামপুরহাট I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Rampurhat subdivision of Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Rampurhat and Margram police stations serve this block. Headquarters of this block is at Rampurhat.

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Community development blocks in Birbhum district

Rampurhat II (community development block)

Located at 24.17, 87.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
More reading: Rampurhat II (community development block) homepage

Rampurhat II (community development block) (Bengali: রামপুরহাট II সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক) is an administrative division in Rampurhat subdivision of Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Margram police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Rampurhat.

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Community development blocks in Birbhum district

Rampurhat railway station

Located at 24.17, 87.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
More reading: Rampurhat railway station homepage

Rampurhat Junction, station code RPH, is the railway station serving the city of Rampurhat in the Birbhum district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Rampurhat Station is connected to Kolkata. Rampurhat is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:24.10|N|87.47|E||||| | |name= }}. It has an average elevation of 37 metres . Nearest important railway junction is Asansol Junction. 30px External video 16px A video of Rampurhat Station [vte] Jasidih-Dumka-Rampurhat Track gauge: Broad gauge 1676 Legend x20px x20px x20px km from Howrah-Delhi Main Line x20px x20px x20px 0 Jasidih x20px x20px x20px 6 Deoghar x20px x20px x20px 7 to Sultanganj x20px x20px x20px 14 Nowadih x20px x20px x20px Jharkhand-Bihar border x20px x20px x20px 25 Chandan x20px x20px x20px to Sahibganj Loop x20px x20px x20px --------------------------------- x20px x20px x20px 11 State Highway 6 x20px x20px x20px 16 Mohanpur x20px x20px x20px Trukati Hills 392m x20px x20px x20px 26 Ghormara x20px x20px x20px 40 Chandanpahari x20px x20px x20px 49 Basukinath x20px x20px x20px 59 Jama x20px x20px x20px 64 State Highway 6 x20px x20px x20px 65 to Bhagalpur x20px x20px x20px Baraplasi x20px x20px x20px x20px x20px x20px Nonihat x20px x20px x20px x20px x20px x20px 100 Hasdiha x20px x20px x20px 109 Kumradol x20px x20px x20px Jharkhand-Bihar border x20px x20px x20px 115 Pandetola x20px x20px x20px 124 Mandar hill x20px x20px x20px 128 Mandar Vidyapith Halt x20px x20px x20px 133 Panjwara Road x20px x20px x20px to Banka x20px x20px x20px 4 Telia x20px x20px x20px 8 Murahara x20px x20px x20px 15 Banka x20px x20px x20px --------------------------------- x20px x20px x20px 138 Barahat x20px x20px x20px 142 Punsia x20px x20px x20px 149 Dhauni x20px x20px x20px 155 Sanjha x20px x20px x20px 160 Tikani x20px x20px x20px 165 Hatpuraini x20px x20px x20px 166 Gani Dham Halt x20px x20px x20px 168 Kollikhutaha x20px x20px x20px 176 Bhagalpur x20px x20px x20px to Sahibganj Loop x20px x20px x20px --------------------------------- x20px x20px x20px 65 Madanpur Halt x20px x20px x20px 72 Dumka x20px x20px x20px 77 Kurwa x20px x20px x20px Patabari x20px x20px x20px Barmasia x20px x20px x20px Sikaripara x20px x20px x20px Harinsing x20px x20px x20px 115 Piragaria x20px x20px x20px Jharkhand-West Bengal border x20px x20px x20px 122 Adalpahari x20px x20px x20px 134 Rampurhat x20px x20px x20px to Sahibganj Loop

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Asansol railway division
  • Railway stations in Birbhum district

Tarapith

Located at 24.17, 87.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Tarapith is a small temple town near Rampurhat in Birbhum district of the Indian state of West Bengal, known for its Tantric temple and its adjoining cremation grounds where Tantric rites are performed. The Tantric Hindu temple is dedicated to goddess Tara, a fearsome Tantric aspect of the Hindu Divine Mother the chief temples of the Goddess-oriented Shakta sect of Hinduism. Tarapith derives its name from its association as the most important centre of Tara worship and her cult. Tarapith is also famous for Bamakhepa known as the 'mad saint', who worshipped in the temple and resided in the cremation grounds as a mendicant and practised and perfected Yoga and the Tantric art under the tutelage of another famous saint known as the Kailashpathi Baba. Bama Khepa dedicated his entire life to the worship of mother Tara. His ashram is also located close to the temple.

  • This attraction is classified as:
  • Cities and towns in Birbhum district
  • Hindu temples in West Bengal
  • Shakti Peethas

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