OUTLOOK OF BISHNUPUR

Vishnupur, the temple town of Bankura district in W.B. is located at a distance of 155Km from Kolkata, 80 Km from Durgapur and 90 Km from Kharagpur and well connected by different roads and State Highways. Trains like Rupasi Bangla, Aranyak, Purulia Exp, Nilachal Exp, Patna Ernaculam & Gauhati-Puri Exp etc passes through Bishnupur Rly Stn.  
The Temples exhibit the excellence of master Craftsmanship of the legendary kings of Malla dynasty and have been duly nominated as historical landmark by the United Nations.  
The archeological wonders, the magnificient terracotta & stone artefacts and huge waterbodies(Bandhs) all around stands as silent spectator of the history.  
Apart from the above, Bishnupur is also famous for exquisite handloom creations(specially for Baluchari & Swarnachari Silk Sarees), Dokra Casting and Terracotta horses. Large terracotta Panels/ Murals of skilled Artisans of Panchmura depicting Mythological and modern Concepts are also available here  
Bishnupur Mela (from 23rd to 27th Dec, every year) is another main attraction because of its perfect blending of Art and Culture.