THE CITY OF TEMPLE
The temple town in the Bankura district of West Bengal is welcoming you with its lavish heritage, proud culture, brilliant architecture and tales of terracotta. Adi Malla established the Malla dynasty. Jagat Malla, the 10th Malla king shifted his kingdom to Bishnupur.
Baluchari Sari or Baluchari Sari is a type of sari, a garment worn by women across India and Bangladesh. This particular type of sari originated in Bengal and is known for depictions of mythological scenes on the pallu of the sari. It was mainly produced in Murshidabad but presently Bishnupur and its surrounding places of West Bengal is the only place where authentic Baluchari sarees are produced. It takes approximately one week to produce one such sari. The Baluchari Sari has been granted the status of Geographical indication in India.
If your eyes love the magic of green and your ears adore the symphony of nature, you are at the perfect place. Joypur forest is a dense forest where sun-rays have to take permission from sky-scraping trees to touch the bottom at many places. Go, have a talk with Sal, Kusum, Palash, Neem, Teak and Mahua.