With the magnificient Rupnarayan River close by, Deulti is rich with its heritage and culture. The neighboring village of Deulti called Samtaber is popular among the tourists for being the abode of the famous author Late Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. A soothing two story house with a few rooms, the house now has been turned into a sort of small museum. All the furnitures, bed, armchair, writing table, hookah, ancient clocks, garments are carefully preserved there.
The charming calls of different kinds of birds from behind the foliage will offer you great pleasure. You will also enjoy a stroll along the narrow clay path cutting through the paddy field that will lead you to the bank of river Rupnarayan. The mesmeric view of the River Rupnarayan and panoramic view of the natural surrounding of this serene village will definitely captivate your mind.
How to reach :
Located 60km from Kolkata, Deulti is accessible by car from Kolkata. Drive along the Vidyasagar Setu, popularly known as the second Hooghly Bridge and take the route of the Kona Highway. Drive along the NH6 to pass Panchla, Uluberia, Kulgachhia, Chandpur, Bagnan and finally you will reach the Deulti crossing. State Govt. run buses also ply on this route.
Train service is also available from Howrah (South-Eastern). Board a train from Howrah to reach Deulti Railway Station on the Howrah-Kharagpur Line. The village of Deulti lies at a short distance from the Deulti Railway Station.
Accommodation facilities are offered by a number of hotels and resorts found in Deulti, which also has the provision for dining.
For day trip, lunch/refreshments are also arranged by nearby resorts/hotels.
There are also number of restaurants at Kolaghat which is located 12km from Deulti.
Apart from visiting the abode of Sri Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, you can enjoy a nature walk along the clay pathways of this small village. Interaction with the locals of Deulti is also quite interesting, for they can enrich your knowledge about the history of the place. You can spend sometime, sitting on the bank of River Rupnarayan, offering a visual treat.
You can also visit the temple of Radha and Madanogopal, beautified with terracotta decoration. This ‘atchala’ or eight-roofed temple was constructed in 1651 AD by the Zamindar of Mangalhat Pragana, called Mukundaprasad Roychoudhury.
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