Barrackpore Tourism

Barrackpore, or Barrackpur, is the headquarters of the Barrackpore subdivision in the North 24 Parganas district, and is situated in North Kolkata. Barrackpore is a part of the area covered by the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority in the Indian state of West Bengal. Historically, the town was a military and administrative center under British rule, and was the scene of several acts of rebellion against Britain during the 19th century. The oldest cantonment in India and the Police Training Academy in West Bengal are both located in Barrackpore. Barrackpore is also the seat for the Sub-Divisional Court of Northern 24 Parganas District. The Barrackpore Police Commissionerate is responsible for law enforcement in the city.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Barrackpore in India. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Barrackpore like a local. A gripping city on its own right, Digha also deserves a visit. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Digha for its bountiful attractions like Marine Aquarium And Research Centre, Amarabati Park, Chandaneswar Shiv Temple on your trip to Barrackpore. Also, to reach Barrackpore, you'll have to take a flight to Digha; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Barrackpore are of 1-2 days.

Barrackpore is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of Barrackpore before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 73.69 (High)
    • Water Pollution 68.55 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 61.63 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 66.79 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 54.2 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 68.32 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 66.18 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 54.37 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Barrackpore for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Barrackpore.

    • Burglary and Theft 50.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 49.1 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50.45 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 82.34 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 48.01 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50.22 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 42.57 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 38.29 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 72.79 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 48.66 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25.68 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.82 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Barrackpore is 93.07 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 48.42 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 60.9 (High)
    • Pollution Index 78.95 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 61.6 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 24.12 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 57.74 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 55.79 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Barrackpore

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.48 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 46.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 32.4 USD

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