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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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  • Joychandi Pahar is basically a couple of hills which appear to have come up suddenly in an otherwise plain area. It is a popular tourist attraction about two kilometres from Raghunathpur very close to...  more »
  • Joychandi pahar is asmall hill near Raghunathpur Purulia.It's view is very nice and eye soothing.It is a place where shooting of Satyajit Ray's great film Hirak RajarDeshe was made. A must place in Pu...  more »
  • Jaychandi Hill top is a very good place to shoot sunset. It has some history attached to it because Satyajit Ray did shooting here. There is temple of Goddess Chandi on top of the hill. You have to cl...  more »
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  • 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.
  • Good scenic beauty