Know About splendid and eventful tour of Coal & Mine City Asansol in West Bengal

Asansol is among the famous industrial cities of India. The city is  known for coal & steel industry and high density of population of cultured and working class citizens. Beside being the steel manufacturing [IISCO] city Asansol plays important role in the rail links of the country.  Asansol city have railway platform constructed in 1885 and connects eastern parts of country with rest of India.

Asansol is birth place of famous poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, who is considered as the national poet of Bangladesh. Santiniketan – Visva-Bharati, an educational institution of national importance, established by Nobel Prize winner Guruwar Rabindranath Tagore, is about 90 km from the Asansol. Famous temple site Joydeb-Kenduli and birth place of renowned Sanskrit poet Joydeb is just 80 km from the city hear of Asansol.


Vital Tourist Information : Coal & Mine City Asansol

Location : Situated in between two another famous cities Chittaranjan and Durgapur.


Near By City : Kolkata


State : West Bengal [India]


Famous as / For : Coal mining & Steel Industry


Weather & Climate : Asansol city experiences seasonal weather.


Temperature : Summer 20 to 40°C, Winter 4 to 33°C


Best Time to Visit : October - March months are with most favorable for pleasure trips to Asansol..


Spoken Languages : Bengali - Hindi - English


Dining / Food Facility : Being city of population of diverse cultures so most of hotels are offering variety of food stuff to chose from.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir : Being an industrial township Asansol not offers much on tourist shopping fronts.


Tourist Spots/Attraction : Churulia - Santiniketan - Visva-Bharati - Joychandi Pahar - oydeb-Kenduli Temple - Kalyaneswari Temple - Vishnupur


How To Reach Coal & Mine City Asansol West Bengal [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station : Asansol itself is important railway junction in the eastern part of the country and have adequate number of trains from Kolkatta, Delhi etc. for getting here.


Road Travel / Bus Route : Asansol have good web of roads and regular bus service from all major nearby cities.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport : Asansol don't have airport of own. Domestic and international flights are available from Kolkatta.


Local Transportation : Auto Rickshaw, Taxi, Rented Tourist Vehicles