If you are planning to enjoy your next holiday in a picture square landscape near Kolkata, you are in right place. Digha is one of the most famous holiday spot near Kolkata. West Bengal Tourism has been actively trying to develop and promote tourism in Digha. Here we have jotted down all the tourist attractions in Digha that you should include in your itinerary. We are one of the most searched Hotel in Digha, with exceptional information about Digha and its nearby places. So if you are looking for any information about Digha Tourism, Hotel Santiniketan Digha is the perfect source that you can trust on. Among all the Digha Hotels, we are always preferred by visitors for offering exceptional hospitality and facilities and making your Holiday a memorable one.
THE MARINE AQUARIUM AND RESEARCH CENTRE (MARC)
The Marine Aquarium and Research Centre (MARC) was established in the year 1989 during the 7th Five Year Plan. The major objective of the Centre is to display the marine biodiversity of the region and impart its values to the common people and to carry out the research activities. MARC has the largest in-built marine aquarium in the country and is equipped with sea water circulation system and advanced filtration unit. The aquarium has 24 big sized (15x10x10′) marine tanks and 8 fresh water (3x2x2′) tanks which are equipped with compressed air supply, light and regulated supply of inflow & outflow of water. Hundreds of visitors make it a point to view the Aquarium every day. The aquarium is opened to public on all working days from 9.3 0 A.M. to 6 P. M.
One of the chief attractions at Digha is the Science Centre established by the National Council of Science Museums. This is a very good attempt to give some knowledge of science to children. A skeleton company during bicycle racing, a planetarium resembling an Eskimo’s Igloo is among the amusing mechanisms of the Science Centre. There are fun glasses which measure height, Jurassic Age Park is also an attraction of this centre (Jurassic park story on light & sound), and more fun scopes. The Science Centre is opened to public on all working days from 9 A.M. to 7 P. M.
Amarabati Park is a very beautiful park near to New Digha. It is a very relaxing and entertaining spot. There is boating facility at the lake. Amarabati Park can be reached by walking approximately 5 min from new digha Sea beach.
Children can enjoy a fun time with a toy train ride at the park adjacent to New Digha beach.