Tajpur is one of the most beautiful sea shores in West Bengal. Tajpur sea shore lies in the Purba Medinipur district of South Bengal, one of the southern areas of West Bengal. It lies on the Kolkata - Digha course and only 16 km before Digha. in current tourism trends Tajpur has become one of the best weakn travel destinations in Bengal. Unlike Digha, Mandarmani and Shankarpur, Tajpur has its own signature like white sand, red crab, less crowded atmosphere make this place a idle destination for honeymooners. In Tajpur, prime fascination is its ocean sea shore with a thick of tamarisk trees. Red crabs are found during day time as it looks like an honorary pathway which invites you. Seagulls are additionally being seen at the break of first light here at Tajpur. It is encompassed with patches of woods and this beach goal genuinely offers extraordinary visual joy to relax at Tajpur. Tajpur ocean sea shore is otherwise called virgin ocean sea shore around Kolkata. The closest railroad station is Contai or Ramnagar in Howrah-Digha rail lines and the closest air terminal is Kolkata. There are likewise different transports running towards Digha by means of Balisai. From Kolkata, in the wake of intersection the Vidyasagar Setu, Kona Expressway prompts Mumbai Road. As the all out drive takes right around 4 hours from Kolkata by means of Kolaghat and Nandakumar. From Nandakumar there is a correct turn towards Contai. In the said Kolkata - Digha expressway there is a stoppage named Balisai where a left side town street at long last meets the ocean side town Tazpur.
Digha is West Bengal's most well known sea beach. It is located in the south west of kolkata. It is 187 km from kolkata by road and Described as the “Brighton of the East”. Digha has a low angle with a shallow sand sea shore with delicate waves broaden 7 kms long. In Digha ocean begins about a mile away from the beginning of the sea shore. The grand excellence of this spot is beguiling and attracting. The sea shore is supported with casuarina estates along the coast improving the magnificence of this spot. These trees separated from enhancing the sands additionally help in diminishing the disintegration on the hills. One can see both sunrise and sunset at Digha sea shore. The dusks and dawns reflecting off the salty waters of the Bay of Bengal are something straight off a craftsman's easel. The ocean at Digha is quiet and shallow for about a mile from the sea shore making it very safe for swimming. Digha initially known as Beerkul during Warren Hastings time was found in the late eighteenth century by the British. It is referenced as the "Brighton of the East" in one of Warren Hastings' letters (1780 AD) to his better half. Additionally In 1923, an English vacationer John Frank Smith was enchanted by the excellence of Digha and began living here. His works about Digha gradually offered introduction to this spot. After autonomy, he persuaded West Bengal's central priest Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy to create Digha as a sea shore resort.
Tourist activities in Digha and Tajpur:
- Horse riding along the beach.
- Bike ride at Udaipur beach.
- Enjoying fresh coconut in all the beaches.
- Enjoying fresh fish fry from local vendors.
- Shopping at the new and old digha market.
- Fish market at mohone.
How to reach in Digha and Tajpur:
Nearest air terminal to Digha is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata. Digha is very well connected by street and rail ways with Kolkata.
Nearest railhead is Digha railroad station. There are as often as possible trains (Local or Express) accessible from Howrah station to Digha.
Digha is all around associated by street with Kolkata. One can take a transport from Esplanade, Howrah, Belgharia and so on or can pass via vehicle/taxi through NH-6 till Kolaghat and afterward on NH-41 to reach Digha. Sightseeing in Digha and Tajpur: Old Digha Sea Beach New Digha Sea Beach Amarabati Park Marine Station/Aquarium of Zoological Survey of India Kajal Dighi Wonderland, Digha Digha Science Centre Tajpur beach Mandarmani beach Udaipur beach Shankarpur