Chintamani kar bird sanctuary [Tripura sundari temple boral] the A – Z
Chintamani kar bird sanctuary review
Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary is must be visited place for all the bird and nature lovers in sonarpur rajpur. This is one Of the best bird sanctuaries in West Bengal and it is the top-rated bird sanctuary in India. The place is also known by narendrapur rathtala kayaler bagan. It is under Sundarban Biosphere. In 1982 the place is recognized for the bird sanctuary.
In the year of 2004, this local bird sanctuary was undertaken by West Bengal government. This is also called Nanerdrapur bird sanctuary. In 2005, 21 October these local bird sanctuary getting the name chintamoni kar bird sanctuary of the famous sculpture artist Chintamoni Kar.
Places to visit near kolkata within 50 kms
If you searching for a one day tour then you must follow this guide. With cheap cost, I can assure you will spend a good time .
- Chintamani kar bird sanctuary
- Floating market Patuli Kolkata
- Tripura Sundari devi Temple
- Ramakrishna Mission
- 300 years old Jora Shiva temple
- Harinavi Banga Natya Samaj
- Bipadtarini mandir Rajpur
- 500 years old kali mandir at gram kalikapur
- House of the Zamindar Nabin Chanda Ghosh
- Sonarpur Book fair
Chintamoni Kar bird sanctuary entry fee
Entry fee is 50 rupee for per person.
Chintamani kar bird sanctuary opening time
Chintamani kar bird reserve sanctuary open in winter 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, in summer 6:00 am to 5:00 pm. Night stay is not allowed.
Chintamani kar bird sanctuary Bird experience
In the Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary, Forest species are commonly found here. Include Black-naped Monarch, Orange-breasted Green Pigeon, Emerald Dove, Streak-throated Woodpecker, Common Hawk Cuckoo, Crested Serpent Eagle, Orange-headed Thrush, White-throated Fantail, Large-tailed Nightjar, Little Spiderhunter, Ashy Woodswallow, Lineated Barbet and Greater Flameback.
Rarities include Tickell’s Thrush, Greater Racket-tailed Drongo, Slaty-legged Crake, Eurasian Woodcock, Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Grey-headed Fish Eagle, Scaly Thrush, Eyebrowed Thrush, and Blue-throated Flycatcher. The recently rediscovered Large-billed Reed Warbler was found at the edges of the Sanctuary.
In addition, the sanctuary also hosts some small wildlife namely jungle cat, civet cat, monitor lizard, jackal, three-striped Palm Squirrel, Buff-stripped Keelback(Hele Saap), Vine Snake (Laudoga Saap), Water Monitor Lizard(Goshaap) etc.
Chintamani kar Sculpture Museum
There is also a museum of Chintamoni Kar sculpture and art collection by Chintamoni Kar. The name of this museum is BHASKAR BHAVAN. This museum includes the Department of Culture of the Government of West Bengal.
It is a very good weekend destination near Kolkata, but it is restricted for the picnic. This bird shelter is very safe and comfortable for all kind of birds.
How to reach Chintamani kar bird sanctuary
To go to Chintamoni Kar Bird sanctuary, convinient option is take an auto from Garia bus stand, or Rajpur towards Baruipur. And come down at the Rathtala stop.
Some Emergency Contact Numbers for Animals and Birds protection Kolkata
|Friends of Dogs||Kolkata Pinjarapole Society|
|1- A, Rainey Park Lane, Kolkata – 700001, India||34, Armenian Street, Kolkata – 700001, India|
|Phone: + 91 (33) 475 0022.||Phone:033 2268 8933|
|Kolkata SPCA||The All Lovers of Animal Society|
|276, Bepin Behari Ganguly Street, Kolkata – 700012 , India.||No 30, Chowringhee Mansion, Kyd Street, Kolkata – 700016,|
|Phone: 91-(0)33-267738 / 2434727||Phone: 91-(0)33-296930 / Fax: 2473567 / 2403017|
|Mother of Stray Dogs and Cats||Hitaljore Kishoribala Databya Chikitsalaya|
|57/2 A, A-T, Chatterjee Road, Kolkata – 700031,||C/o Principal – Sabang Sajanikantha Mahavidyalaya,|
|Phone: 91-(0)33-440878||P.O. Lutunia, Dist. Midnapur – 721166, India|
|Phone: 9434802060, 03222-205050|
|Compassionate Crusaders Trust||Love “n” Care for Animals|
|(Debasis Chakrabarthy Animal Welfare Charitable Trust)||96 /1, Dr. N.G. Saha Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|1 / 13 A, Olai Chandi Road, Kolkata – 700037, India||Phone: +(91)-33-24881222, +(91)-9433075715|
|Phone: +(91)-33-21135558, 22104365, 22309311, 22309312|
|Burdwan district SPCA|
|Darjeeling Goodwill Shelter for Animals||60 Station Road, Dhakuria|
|Bong Busty, Kalimpong Dist. Darjeeling, West Bengal – 734301||Kolkata- 700031|
|Phone: + 91 (0)3552-270101 (Clinic),|
|91 (0)3552-270534 (Office), +91(0)9233388937 (DAS Office)|
|Howrah SPCA||15B, Clive Row. 1st. Floor, Kolkata- 700 001, West Bengal,|
|22, Strand Road,||Phone: + 91 (33) 22104365, 22309311/2|
|Kolkata-700001, West bengal||Fax: + 91 (33) 22305665|
|People For Animals|
|6/1 Wood Street|
|Kolkata- 700016,West Bengal|
|Tel: + 91 (33) 5567149|
|Shahanshah Jehangir, Pashu Pakshi Suraksha Sangh||South Kolkata Animal Welfare Society|
|66 Shakespeare Sarani||21 South Road, Santoshpur|
|Kolkata 700 017, West Bengal||Kolkata 700 075, West Bengal|
|Phone: + 91 (33) 247 1721|
|Fax: + 91 (33) 243 4727|
|World Wildlife Fund (WWF)||Animal and Bird Welfare Society|
|Blarampur Terrace, 5th Floor||Village Singti, P.O. Singti – Sibpur|
|43 Chowringhee||P.S. Udayanarayanpur|
|Kolkata – 700071||District Howrah – 711226|
|Phone: (033) 2889530|
|Maslanapur Sarada Sevasram ( MSS)|
|Uluberia SPCA||Village- Betpul, P.S.- Habra, District- 24 Parganas North|
|Vill. & PO. Uttarmanasri, P.S.Udaynarayanpur, Dist.Howrah||P.O.- MASLANDAPUR, West Bengal|
|UTTARMANASRI 711 412, West Bengal||Phone: + 91 (3216) 63 711|
Floating market Patuli Kolkata
It is the first floating market in India and the third floating market after Bangkok and Thailand in Asia. There is 121 ships in the lake. All the boats came from the Hooghly’s Balagarh area. Many beautiful coloured boats scattered around. By the middle beautiful wooden bridges have gone through all the sides.
The bridges Railing height is up to the waist. With these bridges, you can reach any part of the lake. Installing small gates on the sprawling gates of railings, from which you can purchase goods. Every boat has a power connection. The walls around this huge pond are being painted in different colours. There are many benches all around the lake for resting. The place has been made more attractive by planting different types of trees.
In each boat, two vendors could sit easily. There is no doubt that another feather is going to be added to the crown of Kolkata. Since then, when people from all over the world come to Kolkata, they will come to see this outstanding floating market. I am proud of all my pride in India’s first floating market.
The surrounding area of Patuli is very pleasant. You can spend a delightful evening is this entire place. Outside of the floating market, there is other attraction like, you can sit between a small lake and a busy wide road, Some big size idol is there. You can see Debi Durga Maa structure, Ganesha, small Howrah Bridge.
This can be include with your Sonarpur trip.
Where is Patuli in Kolkata?
Metro – Arrive at Shaheed Khudiram Metro Station and came to the EM-bypass, you will get a little closer to Patuli crossing.
Sealdah railway station– Get down at Garia Railway Station and take an auto for Patuli.
Howrah railway station – The buses going via EM bypass are going to Garia or Baruipur, then get down to Patuli Crossing.
Floating market Kolkata address
Baishnabghata, Patuli Township, Patuli, Pond Block E and H, Kolkata, West Bengal 700094.
Tripura Sundari temple
Tripura Sundari devi Temple is a spiritual place goddess Sundari related to Hindu Goddess Kali and Lord Shiva. The environment was very calm ambience and peaceful also well maintained. I feel it is a hassle-free experience for temple visitors or tourists. It is very near from Garia bus stand.
At the temple gate, there is a small shop too on the premises. Where anyone can buy prasad, flowers, incense sticks and candles for Tripura Sundari devi ’s puja offering. The Place and the Puja they did was really heart touching and satisfying.
The tripura sundari temple opening time is Morning 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. and evening 05:00 pm to 08:00 p.m. Here almost all kind of rituals are performed like Shraddha, batsarik, marriage, etc and all the rituals are performed in a perfect manner.
Price Chart for all the rituals please contact the mandir office. I think The Archaeological Survey of India should take care of this place. Because many archaeological pieces of evidence are available here which can reveal many new facts about the ancient history of Bengal. For going to this place, take an auto from Garia to Boral and get down to the maa Tripura Sundari temple stoppage.
Narendrapur Ramakrishna mission ashrama
It is a unit of Ramakrishna Mission, and the headquarters at Belur. It is established in 1957. The mission school is one of the top schools in India. it is a residential school and affiliated with WBBSE(West Bengal Board of Secondary Education and WBCHSE(West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education).
The school have huge playgrounds, gym, high adrenaline tournaments, Annual exhibition to display all sorts of creativity of students, drawing classes, tabla, singing, sitar classes, gardening classes, handicraft classes, drama/theatrics characterise.
A posh auditorium which can make largest cinema halls shy, a celebration of cultural festivals. There is a handcuff store next to Rkm gate. There are various types of handmade items, honey, incense etc. are available. (Another Ramakrishna mission Kolkata is situated in Gariahat, Golpark).
Jora Shiva temple Rajpur
First, we saw 300 years old Jora Shiva temple in rajpur. There are two Shiva temples. One of the temple’s many parts were destroyed but The local people did some renovation of the other temple.
House of the Zamindar Nabin Chanda Ghosh
Our next visiting place was Zamindar Nabin Chanda Ghosh’s house. Now their tenth generation is going on. The zamindar house was made in 1720 – 1730. Prafulla Chandra Ghosh is the last zamindar of this dynasty, here Durga Puja was worshipped at Durga Dalan of Zamindar’s time. There was a temple on its side. “Rash Mela” was held there a few years ago.
Hainvi Banga Natya Samaj
In Bengali theatre history Harinavi Banga Natya Samaj is oldest Bengal drama society. Bengal’s first playwright Pandit Ram Narayan Tarkaratna established it in the year 1862. They play mainly Bangla drama In West Bengal. The drama is a prime platform for actor and actress. Natak in Kolkata is very rich and cultural part of Bengals society.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Paternal House
Another main attraction in Harinavi is the paternal house of the patriot Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. It is heard from the local people that the Subhash Chandra Bose childhood has spent many days in this parental house. In the Netaji’s birthday, Republic Day and Durga Puja, the Subhash Chandra Bose house will open to the public.
Besides the house of Netaji, there is a museum. The museum presented to Netaji’s life and works and lots of information about Subhash Chandra Bose’s family. It is open to the public throughout the year. This place is also connected to Subhash Gram station. According to the name of Subhash Chandra Bose, this station is named as Subhash Gram.
House of the Salil Choudhury
There is a village named Changripota. There is the house of singer Salil Chowdhury. You can also take a look at the place.
Bipadtarini mandir in Rajpur Kolkata
This is the religious place of Maa Bipodtarini a Hindu Maa Kali Idol. Out here, the disciple of Goddess Maa Kali come to devote their prayers.
Rajpur Bipodtarini mandir puja timing
The temple opening time is Morning 06:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and evening 02:30 pm to 05:00 p.m. There Aarati begins at evening 4 P.M.
At the temple, hundreds of people gather every day. The place is maintained very nicely by the Bipadtarini temple Committee and it is maintained very disciplined way. Bipod Tarini Chandi bari Kolkata, west benga one of most holy temples of Kolkata and surroundings.
Rajpur Bipodtarini mandir address
To reach Bipodtarini Mandir, take an auto from Sonarpur station. Go towards Rajpur and come down to the Banshtala stoppage from there Bipodtarini Mandir is 3 minutes walking distance.
500 years old Chakrabarty’s Kali Mandir
This Kali temple is 500 years old. The Kali Mandir built by this Chakrabarti ’s family. They are still in charge of this Kali temple. The Kali temple surround is very decorative, also neat and clean. Also there is a lake in front of the Kali temple. Here you can spend plenty of time.
If you want to go to this temple, you have to take an auto from Sonarpur, towards Ghasiyara or Kalikapur . and get down to Gramkalikapur stoppage. Then its a 10 minute’s walking distance.
Sonarpur Book fair
Another attraction of Sonarpur is the book fair. This book fair is held in the second week of December every year and lasted for a week. This year it will happned on 7 December to 16 December 2018. This is held in the field of Sonarpur Railway Quarters. There is a theme of this book fair every year. Apart from the books in this book fair, there is an open stage for drama, dancing, singing etc.
There are also food parks, entertainment parks, science parks, etc. The entry fee for the fair is 10 rupees. Here a number of book publishing houses and book writers are gathered together every year and they publish their books in this fair.
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Plan for Chintamani kar bird sanctuary and Sonarpur tourism
You can come from metro or train. Details given bellow.
Metro route for Chintamani kar bird life sanctuary
First, came to the Kavi Najrul metro station and take an auto for Boral reach Tripura Sundari Mandir. Again return to Garia metro station. Take another auto for Baruipur, get down to Narendrapur stoppage to attend the Narendrapur Ramakrishna Mission. After taking another auto and go to Harinavi. After reaching Harinavi take rikswa, and visit Jora Shiv Mandir, the house of the Zamindar Nabin Chanda Ghosh, Bangiya Natya Samaj, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Paternal house, and Changripota village to visit the house of the Salil Choudhury.
Finished Harinavi Rajpur and take another auto towards Baruipur and come down at the Rathtala stoppage and go to Chintamoni Kar bird sanctuary, from there take another auto for Rajpur.
From Raipur hire an auto for Banshtala stoppage and went to the Bipodtarini mandir. Then take another auto for Sonarpur station. From there take an auto for Ghasiyara and get down to the Gram Kalikapur stoppage to visit 500 years old Chakrabarty’s Kali Mandir, and finally take an auto from there and came to the Sonarpur station.
Train route for Chintamani kar bird sanctuary
Sealdah to Sonarpur distance by train is 18 km. It’s also a part of Kolkata now. Sonarpur to Sealdah station list – Park Circus, Ballygunge, Dhakuria, Jadavpur, Baghajatin, New Garia, Garia, Narendrapur, and Sonarpur.
First, visit the 500 years old Chakrabarty’s Kali Mandir from Sonarpur station road by auto came back and then do the tour as planned.
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