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It was the headquarter of Maharaja (King) Rudra who renamed is as Krishnanagar from ‘Reuii’ and the city is situated at a distance of 118 kilometers from Kolkata is on the banks of river Jalangi. But the most famous king from city is King Krishnachandra.

Krisnanagar is famous for its clay work. Clay  artisans of Ghurni and their creations of these artists are displayed in most of the handicraft museums of the world.  Realistic recreations of everyday life, work, mood and character of farmers, weavers, rag pickers, basket makers, umbrella makers are made.
Exhibitions of Krishnanagar dolls have been held in London, Paris and Boston and  have won medals and certificates at international exhibitions. Idols are present in  Washington DC and Moscow also and were inaugurated by Bill Clinton and Mikhail Gorbachev respectively.

To See

  • Roman Catholic Church
  • Durga Temple
  • Rajbari (Royal Palace)
  • Bethuadahari Sanctuary (28 kilometers from Krishnanagar)
  • Palassey
  • Mayapur

To Reach

  • By Air - Nearest airport is at Kolkata (Kolkata Airport), which is airlinked with all major Indian and international cities. Krishnanagar  is 115 kilometers by road from Netaji Subhas Bose International airport.
  • By Rail – Krishnanagar local train is available from Sealdah Station (Kolkata). To reach this historic place other trains like Lalgola Passenger and Berhampore Passenger are also available.
  • By Road – Krisnanagar is on National Highway (NH 34). And is nearly 2 ½ hours drive. It has good bus connectivity to and from Kolkata, Malda, Siliguri, Berhampore, Jalpaiguri, Purulia, Mayapur etc. Private vehicle can also be hired 

G-0315, City Centre, Uttorayon
P.O. Matigara, Siliguri, Darjeeling
West Bengal, India - 734010

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