Itonda village in West Bengal | Itonda Temple Tourist Attractions


Itonda is a small village in West Bengal. In this article find details about the historical tourist spot Itonda. Find the history of Itonda, What to see at Itonda visit. Find How to reach Itonda and where to stay there. The Spot is near Bolpur Santiniketan in West Bengal.

Itonda is a small village in West Bengal. In this article find details about the historical tourist spot Itonda. Find the history of Itonda, What to see at Itonda visit. Find How to reach Itonda and where to stay there. The Spot is near Bolpur Santiniketan in West Bengal.

History of Itonda -tourist spot in West Bengal


Itonda is a remote village in West Bengal known for its neel cultivation. John Chip in 1782 posted in Birbhum. The name of the village "Itonda" is also originated from the name East India Company. The village is just 19 km away from Bolpur Santiniketan. The temple here neglected for several years but now it is renovated by the Indian National Trust for Art and Culture Heritage (INTACH).

What to see at Itonda tourist spot in West Bengal?


You can see Jorbangla style of temple at Itonda. This is the last of this kind of temple in Birbhum. The decoration of the temple is mainly one type of "Teracota". The Hindu Goddess Durga, British & Indian Solder, Village life of that time is the subjects of decoration of the temple. There are also three different temples representing three different styles of architectures established by Rasanada Sadhu.

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How to reach at Itonda Village in West Bengal?


Reach by train to Bolpur Santiniketan from Howrah Station near Kolkata. The trains available from Howrah Station to Bolpur are-
13017 Ganadebata Express
12337 Santiniketan Express
13015 Bolpur Kobiguru Express
12347 Rampurhat Express
13011 Howrah-Malada Intercity Express

Regular Buses are available from Bolpur Jambuni Bus Stand to Itonda Village. Cars can also be hired near Bolpur Rail Station.

Where to Stay at Itonda Village in West Bengal?


There is no place to stay at Itonda Village. Arrange for Hotel at Bolpur or Sobujbon. Various types of Hotels, Holiday home and Youth hostel available at Bolpur. You can also arrange for stay at Sobujban.


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