Engulfed in the legendary tales of its past, Nabadwip exudes an aura of mystique and nostalgia. As you step into the city, one cannot help but be lured by the spiritual essence of the numerous sacred temples that adorn its cityscape. Also known as Naodah, this historic city is located in the Nadia district of West Bengal. The erstwhile stronghold of Bengal's Sena dynasty rulers, it was once a revered and renowned seat of knowledge and spiritual wisdom. It is this phenomenal legacy that has earned Nabadwip the sobriquet 'Oxford of Bengal'. Even today, this charming city of nine islands, as its name suggests, continues to guard this age-old heritage at its heart.
There is much to explore and experience in the old city of Nabadwip. Known for its religious significance, it is home to a number of sacred temples. The city is especially a must-visit for those craving a spiritual experience. The Sonar Gouranga Temple, Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, and the Dwadash Shiva Temple are some of the popular shrines in and around Nabadwip.
Along with its devotion, the city also boasts of a flair for celebration. A great time to visit Nabadwip and enjoy the local culture is during the festivities of the annual Rash Utsav celebrated in November or the Dol Purnima in March. The city indeed is at its cultural best during these festivals.
With a well-connected network of local transport, traveling in Nabadwip is hassle-free. The city buses operating in and around the city offer a cost-effective way of moving within the city. Popular means of local transport include cycle-rickshaws and auto-rickshaws. They can be usually hired from designated stops around street corners.
On a daily basis there are approximately 327 flights that operate at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport.IndiGo, SpiceJet and Air India are the most popular airline brands that fly frequently to this airport.
Besides flying you can also reach Nabadwip through train.Nabadwip Dhamis one of the most popular train stations in Nabadwip.On an average about 32 trains pass through Nabadwip on a daily basis.Katwa to Nabadwip, Jangipur to Nabadwip, Salar to Nabadwipare some of the most popular routes to Nabadwip with 66, 56, 56 trains weekly respectively.
By road Nabadwip is surrounded by Debagram, Bansberia, Kanchrapara which are 20.76 km, 31.36 km, 32.56 km away respectively. These places are ideal spots for people to plan their short weekend break.