Purulia is a picturesque serene district town in the state of West Bengal in the eastern part of India. Nature’s simplicity and calmness are at their peak at this beautiful place. People seek solace from the regular daily life into the lap of this wondrous and popular tourist destination, Purulia. Soaking into the freshness of the air, immersing in the picturesque environment, drenching into the beauty of Mother Nature – Isn’t it a heavenly and divine feeling? Curious why I am being so passionate about the place? So here is a list of the spectacular places to visit in Purulia. Let the places speak out about the pristine and enchanting beauty.
The sound of the gushing waterfalls, the streams of water splashing on the rocks and the purity in the air are enticing and alluring. Such is the beauty and charm of Bamni Falls in Purulia. One of the mesmerizing places to visit in Purulia, wrapped in a blanket of exotic flora. You need to undertake a small trekking expedition to reach the Bamni Falls and it’s worth the walk along the trail. The moment you reach the Falls, you can witness the astonishing aura engulfing the surrounding environment. Sit in its vicinity for refreshing and rejuvenating your mind and soul. Soothe your ears listening to the chirping of the birds and enlighten your heart watching the splendid views circumference the waterfalls.
The most beautiful place in Purulia is Ayodhya Hills. Surrounded by lush greenery and small hills, it is one of the fascinating places to visit in Purulia. Trekking, rock climbing, walking along the mountain trails are some of the best ways to explore the spectacular place. As per Hindu mythology and the epic Ramayana, Lord Rama and his wife Sita came to Ayodhya Hills as part of their 14 years exile time period. Sita was thirsty and to quench her thirst Lord Rama pierced the Earth’s crust to gush out water for her. A visit to the hills is mandatory for nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. You will definitely fall in love with the place as soon as you land up into this spell-bounding destination.
Tour of the Village
Walking through a path adorned with flowering plants, blooming trees, quaint hamlets, chirping birds, simple life and pure air. Can you feel the essence of the environment on your mind and heart? Yes, exactly that’s what you will experience in this tranquil village. You can even meet and greet the local people in the village, get to know about their habitat and lifestyle. It is great to be acquainted with their simplistic life and mingle with them. May be sipping a cup of tea with them in those earthen pots. And then a trip around the village engulfing into the pure and fresh air encompassing the environment. A tour around the village is one of the best places to visit and the best things to do in Purulia.
The Upper Dam
Near the Ayodhya Hills, you can visit the Upper Dam. Though it cannot be compared to a mountain view or a village view. Yet you can unwind yourself in its vicinity gazing at the wondrous view of nature. The dam serves as a means of livelihood for many, its waters serving as the source of electricity. Walk around the dam and soak yourself into the virtuous and angelic heavenly environment. Observe the waters flow through the dam and appreciate the enormous benefits it brings to mankind.
We often love watching sunset at a seaside or at the mountains. But have you ever watched the sunset near a village. The golden hue of the sun rays embracing the sky; spreading its magical grandeur all over the place. You must not miss it, its a delight to watch the enigmatic beauty of nature in front of your eyes. Perfect to relax your mind and calm your heart.
Picture Courtesy : My Mother – Gouri Banerjee
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