The beautiful state of West Bengal attracts a significant number of tourists every year as the state is jeweled with mesmerizing landscapes, snow-clad mountains, gushing sea, blossoming tea gardens, enormous deltas, lush green forests, plentiful wildlife, ancient temples and magnificent British monuments.
The Tiger Hill, the Howrah Bridge, the Tea Gardens are some of the famous tourist spots which offer an insight into the vast culture and history of the West Bengal. The culture of the state is adorned by colorful fairs and festivals every month. A vast number of famous pilgrimages also attract a large number of tourists of all faiths and beliefs.
From the mighty Himalayas to the greenery of planes formed by River Ganga, from serene beaches to mangrove estuaries - West Bengal is a land of many natural splendors. Adding to its charm and appeal are the magnificent heritage architecture, colorful folk festivals, beautiful arts and crafts, traditional and contemporary music, theatre and films and delicious ethnic specialties that make West Bengal truly a brilliant experience offering unique diversities.
One of the most culturally prosperous states of India, West Bengal is filled with surprises. Be it the different religions all assimilating into one or the lovely cultural events that seem to make up the glorious state that it is. There is much more to West Bengal than big red bindis and dhoti kurtas. There are a lot of elements about the culture of West Bengal.
West Bengal boasts of different ethnicities, cultures, religions, people and languages which add to its beautiful landscapes, forests, coastal beauty as well as its heritage.
West Bengal is the destination for art lovers, culture enthusiasts, sports lovers and admirers of history and architecture.
Darjeeling in the northern part of West Bengal is an extension of the Himalayan range while Dooars in the foothills is covered with thick forests. River Ganga which flows through the state between the Himalayan and delta region marks the fertile Gangetic plains. West Bengal's rich physical diversity and old world charm is very attractive for tourists.