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Raichak

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Raichak is a small town located on the bank of the river Hoogly, offers a perfect weekend getaway, boasting of an enjoyable and satisfying climate. The place was originally found by the British, who had built a fort on the river bend, to guard against pirates. It is surrounded by verdant trees, offering glorious views of the city, making it a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city grinds.

History: 

The British had built a fort at Raichak, which is on a river bend, in the 18th century, for guarding against pirates.

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District: 
South 24 Parganas
Location: 
50 km from Kolkata
STD Code: 
03174
Best time to visit: 
October to March

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