The calm waters of Bay of Bengal, an unspoilt, solitary beach and the grove of casuarina trees make Junput an abode of peace. The museum of the Fishery Department with a grand collection of carcasses of rare species of fishes, different kinds of snakes; taxonomies of different wild animals, is also a place worth visiting. The Temple of Kapalkundala and the lighthouse in Dariapur, the confluence point of two rivers Ganges and Rasulpur River near Junput are added attractions. If time permits one can choose to visit Hijli, to the north of Junput, and Dariapur, to the south of Junput.
HOW TO REACH
The two ways of reaching Junput are as follows:
The first way is to reach Contai from Kolkata on a Digha bound train and from there the 9 km distance to Junput can be covered on a trekker.
Second, Crossing the Vidyasagar Sethu the distance of 145 km from Kolkata to Junput can be traveled by car.
CD–259, Salt Lake
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