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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 in Purulia district. It is two kilometres from the subdivisional town of Raghunathpur, Purulia district. The Mountain is situated 2 kilometers south from Purulia – Barakar road via Nanduara village and 1 kilometer west from Raghunathpur-Adra Road via a growing township known as Annapurna pally. Joychandi mountain 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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  • it was the monsoon of last year... July's end !! We 3 friends decided to have a half day trip to Joychondi Pahar, Purulia from Asansol ... woke up early around 6.30 and got ready to take the ASN-TATAn...  more »
  • Beautiful weekend destination near Raggunathpur city in Purulia. There are small hillocks in interesting shapes with a temple of Jaichandi mata atop a hill. Rock cut stairs took us to the temple. View...  more »
  • A nice place.. It is a must to visit the Jai Chandi Temple on the top of the hill by climbing a total of about 500 stairs.. Fantastic view from the hilltop.. This is the place where Satyajit Ray shoot...  more »
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  • Nice place to enjoy Jaichandi pahar. The food of restaurant is good but the accommodation is little pricy
  • Place are beautiful but don't allow for senior citizen and under 5 age children. Here MAA chandi and Hanuman ji temple on mountain. Railway station also beautiful and clean. Also available autorickshaw for joychandi pahar
  • A fantastic initiative of the Tourism Deptt, Govt. of West Bengal
  • Rent per day is too high, otherwise good.
  • Vary good place

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