It is the headquartered town of the district of Nadia. Krishnanagar
is conveniently connected with Calcutta both by rail and road. By
rail it is 100km. The town is 3km. From the railway station. By
bus it is 118km. On NH 34.Within the town, city buses as well as
cycle rickshaws are available for transportation.
It is famous for its toy and clay models. Ghurni, on the banks
of river Jalangi is where the clay modelers produce and sell their
artistry. The Krishnanagar Palace is also famous. The Roman Catholic
Church at Krishnanagar is another attraction.
Conveniently connected by rail and road. By rail from Calcutta (Howrah)
and by road from Calcutta, Krishnanagar and other places. About
an hours journey by bus from Krishnanagar. Nabadwip is the
place of birth of Sri Chaitanya and hence has become an important
center of pilgrimage. Several temples of the Vaishnavites are there.
Of the many festivals, Dol (March) and Ras (November) are more famous.
There are a few private hotels for accommodation.
On the other banks of the river Bhagiratrhi. Ferry services between
Nabadwip and Mayapur. Also direct bus from Krishnanagar (about one
and a half-hour journey). Though several old temples adorn Mayapur,
the Centre of attraction is the Chanrodaya Temple of ISKCON. ISCKON
has a guesthouse here, besides a few private hotels.
20 km. From Krishnanagar on NH34. Direct local trains from Calcutta
(Sealdah). Connected by a narrow gauge railway service with Nabadwip
(19km). Santipur also is a famed Vaishnava center. Handloom products
are a specialty of the region. Ras (November) is the most important
26km. From Krishnanagar and 6km. From Santipur on NH34. 92km. From
Calcutta. Birth place of the poet Krittibasa. Fulia is an important
Centre for production of handloom textiles, especially handloom
28km. From Krishnanagar on way to Berhampore is Bethuadahari Railways
Station. 1km. from the station is Bethuadahari Deer Park on NH34.
From Calcutta Bethuadahari is 127km. by rail and 148km. by road.
The Deer Park spread on a 165-acre forest is the habitat of various
kinds of deer. For accommodation there are two Forest Rest Houses.
For day-trippers, there is a Day Centre under the West Bengal Tourism
General Information & Accomdation info on Krishnanagar city of West Bengal - India