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Krishnanagar – A City That Nurtures and Promotes Art and Culture
Places of Tourist Interest
The Roman Catholic Church: This church, located in Krishnanagar, is extremely well-known for its magnificent architecture. It is particularly renowned for the beautiful paintings on canvas and other wooden frescos, displaying different scenes from the life of Jesus Christ, created by Italian artists. There are 27 such paintings in all on display inside the Church. Other notable places in the vicinity of the Church include the Protestant Church, College Bhavan, Public Library and Krishna Nagar Academy.
Ghurni: This section of Krishnanagar, located on the banks of Jalangi, is well known for the production of beautiful clay dolls. These dolls are also popular by the name of Krishnanagar clay dolls. These dolls were publicized by Maharaja Krishnachandra, primarily because he himself liked them very much. The artists here are especially skilled in creating the images of Hindu gods and goddesses which are used for traditional worship all year round. In addition they also make clay models of human figures and other real life objects, which attract numerous tourists to this part of the ancient city.
Navadvipa: Known by the more popular name of Nabadwip, this collection of nine islands is shaped in the form of an eight-petaled flower. Located on the banks of River Bhagirathi, the town is famous as the birthplace of Sri Chaitanya, a 15th century saint and reformer. The temple of Nabadwip is renowned for the golden statue of Sri Chaitanya. In addition to being the main hub of Vaishnav culture, Navadvipa is also renowned for being the headquarters of ISKCON.
Things to Buy In Krishnanagar
Sweet Dishes: Krishnanagar, especially the small section of Ranaghat, is quite famous for its different varieties of sweet dishes. Sweets like 'Sarbhaja' and 'Sarpuria' are the hallmark of the talent of the city’s sweet makers. These and other varieties of sweets of really good quality and mouth-watering taste can be obtained from Adar Chandra Das, a renowned sweet shop in the area.
Handloom Items: The city is also well known for its wide range of handloom items. Visitors like to buy a wide range of these items not only for personal use but also to gift them to friends back home.
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