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Bordered by the states of Orissa in the south and Jharkhand in the west, Midnapore is named after Medinimata, a local deity popular amongst the pilgrims. Midnapore is a place to brush up on the history of India’s freedom struggle, with many local monuments dedicated to freedom fighters located here.
It is also a popular destination among pilgrims owing to the presence of a large number of temples, like The Jagannath Temple located in Nature Bazaar is a very famous spot among pilgrims. You can also visit the Hanuman Temple located in Mirabazar, the Sitala Temple located in Barabazar and the Habibpur Kali Ma Temple.
A temple built way back in the 17th century, called the Rukmini Temple, is also present in Midnapore and this is an interesting site that you can visit. During your trip to Midnapore, you should also visit the temples dedicated to Chapaleswar and Mahamaya.