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Kharagpur, West Bengal Travel Guide

Kharagpur city is best known for housing the most prestigious technical university that is the Indian Institute of technology. IIT Kharagpur is one of the highest calibre universities of India. The city is located in the Paschim Medinipur district of West Bengal.

The city gets its name from the deity of Khargeswar temple. People say that this was the place where Hidimba demon of the Mahabharatha had lived. It was part of the Hijli Kingdom which was situated on the banks of Rasulpur River.

The city is well known for the Indian Institute of Technology. The institution offers courses for engineering, management, medicine and law. It was the first IIT of India that was established in 1951. The city hosts mostly railway employees, students and staff of the IIT. It could very well be termed as a railway township.

How to Reach:

You can reach Kharagpur by road and railways. It is a major railway junction in the South Eastern Railway Zone. It has the longest platform of the world. The station is connected to all major cities of India.

Approximate distances from Kharagpur to other cities:

West Medinipur -16km, Jhargram -46km, Jamshedpur -157km, Kolkata -128km

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Places of interest:

The city of Kharagpur attracts mainly students and scholars. If you want to know about tourist spots near by, here we provide some nearby places.

You can drive to Jhargram which is at about 45 km away from Kharagpur. The place is good for landscape viewing.

Kolkata is the nearest city for entertainment and holidaying.

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