Joychandi Pahar, Raghunathpur

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Joychandi Pahar is a hill which is a popular tourist attraction in the Indian state of West Bengal in Purulia district. It is two kilometres from the subdivisional town of Raghunathpur, Purulia district. The Mountain is situated 2 kilometers south from Purulia – Barakar road via Nanduara village and 1 kilometer west from Raghunathpur-Adra Road via a growing township known as Annapurna pally. Joychandi mountain is a popular tourist centre and major attraction for rock climbing.Joychandi Pahar railway station is on the Asansol – Adra section of South Eastern Railway, in the state capital of Kolkata. The other rock climbing centre nearby is at Susunia Pahar.GeographyJoychandi Pahar, Raghunathpur is located at. It has an average elevation of 155m. The area forms the lowest step of the Chota Nagpur Plateau. The general scenario is undulating land with scattered hills.FictionThe Bengali film directed by Satyajit Ray, Hirak Rajar Deshe was mostly shot in this mountain area.
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  • It is in Purulia district and a place worth visiting. We went there from garpanchokot and it took us around an hour to reach there by car. The driver took us through some tribal villages ,we enjoyed  ...  more »
  • I went to Baranti on March, 2019. From there I visited Joychandi Pahar. From Baranti distance is around 30 kms. One thing I would like to mention about google map in case of way to Joychandi, google w...  more »
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