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Joychandi Pahar, Purulia

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Joychandi Pahar is a hill which is a popular tourist attraction in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is three kilometres from the subdivisional town of Raghunathpur, Purulia district. It is on the Purulia – Barakar road, is a popular tourist centre and major attraction for rock climbing.Joychandi Pahar railway station is on the Asansol – Adra section of South Eastern Railway, in the state capital of Kolkata. The other rock climbing centre nearby is at Susunia Pahar.GeographyJoychandi Pahar, Raghunathpur is located at. It has an average elevation of 155m. The area forms the lowest step of the Chota Nagpur Plateau. The general scenario is undulating land with scattered hills.FictionThe film Hirak Rajar Deshe was mostly shot in this mountain area.
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  • I had been at Raghunathpur Town for many times and whenever I had a chance I used to visit Joychandi Pahar. It is fampous for rock climbing and also famous for shooting of Satyajit Ray's "Hirak Rajar ...  more »
  • Joychandi Pahar is a popular place. Many devotees come here for worshipping Devi Joychandi. At the top of this hill, you will be amazed to see the valley in bird's eye. 
  • It is a very fascinating place suitable for picnic,family trip & rock climbing.There is enough place beside the rocks at different elevations for group picnic. The trek through hundreds of concrete st...  more »