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Haldia


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Haldia is situated in the state of West Bengal in the Purba Mendipur region. Haldia is one of the main sea ports in the region and it is present near the mouth of the Hooghly River.It is a chief seaport of West Bengal with its location being 50 kilometres south-west from Kolkata.

The main place of interest in the region is the Mahishadal Rajbari. This is an estate that was established in the 16th century and there are two sprawling palaces that are present here. The buildings are still in excellent condition and it is a good place to visit. One can also see a Gopaljew Temple in the palace complex. Some of the other temples that are located here two Shiva Temples, a Jaganath Temple and Natmandir.

One can also visit the 5th century palace that is present here known as the Tamluk Palace. This is primarily in ruins at the moment. The ancient palace has withstood 2500 years of turmoil and is an example of the architectural brilliance of that period.

 

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Haldia is situated in the state of West Bengal in the Purba Mendipur region. Haldia is one of the main sea ports in the region and it is present near the mouth of the Hooghly River.It is a chief seaport of West Bengal with its location being 50 kilometres south-west from Kolkata.


  
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