Tourist Places
Jhargram Map
Jhargram Raj Palace
Jhargram Raj Palace: The Jhargram Raj Palace is the current residence of the Malla Deb Royal family, it is a structure combining the Gothic and Muslim architectural modes. About 20 of the rooms in the ground floor have been converted into a Heritage Hotel in collaboration with West Bengal Tourism. The Main Building and the Domes of the Palace are impressive. The Jhargram Raj Palace is an opulent Gothic structure, set in carefully laid lawns and gardens. Built in 1931 AD, this Palace was designed by the Calcutta Improvement Trust during the reign of Raja Narasingha Malla Deb Bahadur. In the Palace campus, it is so evocative of a regal lifestyle, the past comes alive. It has also been a host to many dignitaries right from its inception.

Jhargram Mini Zoo: It is situated 2kms from Jhargram towards the east of the railway station. The park is so congenital that animals seem to be out in their natural livelihood. It is also known as Deer Park.

Eco-Tourism Centre & Tribal Museum: The Jhargram eco-tourism centre lies 5 km outside Jhargram town. Situated on the state highway, SH5 - enroute Kolkata to Jhargram, this beautiful forest retreat welcomes you to embrace the essence of nature with 3 cottages and 6 rooms. This complex also houses a tribal museum displaying the indigenous tribal culture of the district. Tribal folk performances are also held on weekends and visitors can enjoy food at the in-house restaurant.

Kanak Durga Temple
Chilkigarh Raj Palace and Kanak Durga Temple: The temple was made by King Samanta, here Goddess is worshipped in form of Kanak Durga and she is also the ancestral deity of the Chilkigarh Royal Family. Goddess is worshipped with great pomp and splendor during Durga Puja.The river Dulung gushes in between the temple and the beautiful Raj Palace of Chilkigarh. This area is surrounded by 375 different species of plants and trees many of them are unique and are used for botany research. Not only plants but monkeys, poisonous snakes and other wild animals are also found which gives this place a natural ambience of a forest. This place is about 12kms away from Jhargram town.

Kendua: It is 9kms away from Jhargram town and situated on the way to Chilkigarh. Migrating birds come here in the month of May, presence of these birds indicate monsoons ahead. By mid November they fly away for once again to return back in Kendua.

Medicinal Plants Garden (Kalaboni): The Amlachati site is maintained by the Divisional Forest Officer, Silviculture South Division headquartered at Midnapur. This invalucable collection of medicinal plants owes its existence to the tireless efforts of the concerned staff. The ex-situ conservation site at Amlachati near Jhargram has been maintaining around 900 species of medicinal plants collected mainly from surrounding districts in Sount West Bengal.

Sabitri Temple
Sabitri Temple: Goddess Sabitri is the ancestral deity of the Malla Deb dynasty of Jhargram, she is worshipped in form of Durga. There is no specific idol kept in the temple but a stone believed to have divine embodiment of Goddess is worshipped here. There are many fables and myths regarding Goddess Sabitri and the temple among the local people. Goddess is worshipped strictly according to Puranas the ancient Hindu religious texts during the Durga Puja as Brahmins recite hymns from the scriptures from the Devi Mahatmyam (Chandi Path) for ten days from Mahalaya to Dashami followed by the Maha Aarti on Durga Ashtami the eighth day of this orthodox worship and the Ritual drummers(dhakis) carrying large drums( dhaks) to show off their skills. The rituals of the Durga Puja are still organized and performed by the Royal Family of Jhargram.
Ghagra Waterfalls: Ghagra waterfalls lies 49kms from Jhargram and 9kms from Belpahari bus stop. This waterfall is found on the river Tarafeny. You can go ahead and will found Tarafeny Barrage which is 4 kms from here.

Tarafeni: 49kms from Jhargram is Tarafeni and from Belpahari it is just 9 kms. You can see mud huts of the tribal on two sides of the road which reminds you of the extreme of Bengal border. The soil over here is red in colour which only adds up to the scenic ambience of the tribal village. Migrating birds also come over here.

Gurrasini: The tranquility of this place leads you to the calmness of mind. This place is just 49kms from Jhargram. Temple of Lord Shiva is being created in the year 1999. A Bengali's popular festival "Poush Sankranti" is being celebrated by the local people every year in the mid of April. From the peak of the mountain when you see Tarafeny flowing - your heart confines you at those peaks.

Khandarani: It is about 10kms from Belpahari and 50kms from Jhargram. After 7 kms from Belpahari to Bhulabeda Road, turn on left side from Domohani Bridge and just go 3 kms in the forest red soil road. During winter Birds are special attraction.

The Laljal Mountains: Lalbasha in Belpahari which is 63kms from Jhargram. From there you cross the Singhal mountains which is about 3kms, here lies the Laljal hills. The roads are enchanted with Sal, Simul, Pial. There are tree house where you can make a night stay which is not only romantic on a full moon night but also adventurous. As the hills, are red, the water flowing from here seems to be red which is very fascinating.

The Spring of Ketki: In the hills Cherang which in the edge line of Singhadoba and Burijhor village flows the Ketaki fountains in its own rhythm. It is 11kms from Belpahari and 55kms from Jhargram. After reaching Odolchua you keep ypur feet on red soil and walk for 4kms. Walking down 7kms from Ketki lays Kakrajhor.

Kankrajhore: It's 79 kms from Jhargram. Way out for Kankrajhore is from Jhargram to Belpahari, then to Bhulaveda and Siarbindha. The dense forest is covered with trees like Sal, Pial, Kendu, Simul, Bohera, Haritoki etc. The beauty of the forest keeps you so mesmerized that you don't get to know when you have crossed 18kms within the dense forest. There you get the village house where you can stay.

The Hills of Kanaisor: Belpahari is 40kms from Jhargram, from Belpahari it is just 14kms. The fetching beauty of these hills has bought you step by step infront of these white beauties, which is none other than "Quartz". A religious festival is held for 5days in the season of autumn by the aboriginals. They gather in thousands and have fun. Abundant jackfruit and mangoes are available. Migrating birds called "Shamukh Khol" named by the inhabitants, comes here in the month of May-June.
Chorchita Yogashram and Choreshwar Shiv Mandir: From Jhargram by bus or trecker you can reach Chorchita which is about a distance of 43kms and 10kms from Rantua bus stop. Walking along the banks of the river you will reach the Choreshwar Shivmandir, where "Ratanti Kali Puja" is done in the month of "Magh" (Mid January-Mid February). In the grounds of this mandir different species of unique plants are found. Last but not the least different species of migrating birds come here. A bananyan tree surrounding an area of 200ft is seen where more or unless 500 bats are hanging.

Kuthighat: Khutighat is actually the name of a river bank during the British periods, currently known as Rantua. Some saints used to live here in the past; some of them still live and have links with the saints of Rameshwar. The festival of the Goddess Kali is celebrated here.

Hatibari: This place is sited on the frontiers of three states Bihar, Jharkhand and Orissa. Over here you get a Govt. bungalow which is equipped with all the necessities. The enchanting beauty of the place leaves you with a mind out of the world. You can even stay on tents which is very thrilling on a full moon night.

Jhillibandh: From Hatibari if you walk for 4-5kms in between the jungle of Sal, Pial, Mahua, tuning to the bird's song you'll be reaching Jhillibandh. The center of attraction of this place is the water body.

Rameshwar: On the banks of river Subarnarekha, the temple of Rameshwar is situated. It is just 64kms from Jhargram on way to Gopiballavpur towards Nayagram. It is a myth that Sita asked Ram to build the temple of Lord Shiva with help of Vishwakarma, as she wanted to worship him. The architecture of the temple is worth. It is a perfect blend of science and art. The sun rays fall within the temple though there are no windows.

Tapoban: This place is about 8kms from Rameshwar Temple and lies near the Chandabila village in Gopivallavpur.The area is surrounded by beautiful dense forests which reminds the visitors of the epic Ramayana. Mythologically Sita lived with her two sons Luv and Kush in this forest.There is a fountain which leads to the ashram of Balmiki. Over here you are at the perfect bliss of nature.