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West Bengal is famous for rasgulla, but there are many things, tourists would like to know before going on the holiday in west Bengal. Women of this state wear sari in a unique style and men wear kurta along with dhoti. People speak Bengali here. Bengali people are artistic by nature and this state has given good writers, singers, musicians and good dancers to the country.

Beaches in west Bengal spread the magic and make the people come. Ships are available for ride in some beaches. Hooghly is the land mark of this state and the Hawra Bridge on this river shows the glory of west Bengal.

Sunder ban wild life sanctuary is a place where travelers can find out more tigers than the other state. Jaldarpa and Dooars are other wild life places where tourists can see royal tigers, elephants, one horned rhinos, swamp dears, bisons and birds. These sanctuaries are covered with forests and hills.

In west Bengal people are celebrating Durga Puja from the past many years. This is the prime festival in Bengali culture. The whole Bengal is decorated with huge Pandals, beautiful images and statues of goddess Durga. People purchase sweets, new clothes, gifts, jewelry and other items on the occasion. People celebrate this auspicious occasion for nine days and on tenth day a grand worship takes place as this is considered the last day of festival. People show their devotion and happiness by dancing and singing.

Shopping in west Bengal is quite interesting activity. One can buy fascinating statues of goddess Durga and other statues made up of clay. Bengali sari is famous in India which is an art of weaving of Bengal. These saris are available in silk and cotton.