Apart from being associated with the 1857 Revolution, Barrackpore is also proud of many other equally enthralling appeals. Some of the outstanding sightseeing corners of Barrackpore are:
- Gandhi Museum
- Gandhi Ghat
- Adyapith Mandir
- Mandir of Laxmi Narayan
- Lat Bagan
- Annapurna Temple
- Udyan Bati
- Mandir of Hanumana
- Prem Chand Sata Barshiki bhawan
- Nand Kishore Temple
Adorned with scenic beauty, the site of Barrackpore had been a favorite place of many literary and political figures of India. Surendranath Bandopadhaya who contributed significantly towards the national politics of the country had stayed in Barrackpore for a considerable period of time. The house in which he lived is now transformed into Netaji Open University. Also an institute by his name is found in the same premises.
Since Barrackpore charts high on the tourism contours of West Bengal, hence it is obvious that the transportation facility of the place is quite developed. With a well-organized road and rail network, Barrackpore of West Bengal can also be reached through airways. The nearest air terminal of Barrackpore is at Kolkata.
Upholding its historical prestige, Barrackpore pulls thousands of travelers from all zones of the globe round the year.
Last updated on June 6, 2013