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The town of Balurghat is located in the district of Dakshin Dinajpur in the state of West Bengal. It is a well known region for its clean and free from pollution atmosphere. The whole town is loaded with lush green forests and they are host to some of the best picnic spots here. These picnic spots are very popular, not just amongst the local folks, but even with the visitors of the town who can spend great time here relaxing with their families. Two main picnic spots here are Ragunathpur and Doghachii and are very easy to reach from Balurghat and ideal for a day trip.
Balurghat Museum is one of the major attractions here and exhibits several artifacts from history that are unique and worth having a look. The museum also showcases Coins, Sculptures, Inscriptions, Ornamental Stones and many exclusive items crafted from Terracotta.
The inscriptions showcased here in the museum belong to the period of Pala. Another place to visit is Khanpur, which is located at a distance of 18 Km from the region of Balurghat and is truly worth having a look. A very famous religious site is Bolakali Temple, which is at a distance of nearly 20 Km from Balurghat and is of great importance amongst the local people. Tapan Dighi Lake is a famous tourist destination and last but not the least is the Patiram Thakur Estate.