The small city has many tourist spots that attract people to come back often, especially on weekends. It comes under the district of Burdwan, which is predominantly agricultural in its eastern part and highly industrialised in the western. The picturesque dam of Maithan is a popular tourist spot flocked by both locals and tourists. Asansol town is renowned for the ancient temple of Goddess Kali worshipped in the form of Goddess Kalyaneswari who is believed to grant fertility to barren women.
The small city sprawls with very scenic and religious sites. It is famous for Kalyaneswari Temple, the goddess here is revered and believed to bless barren women with fertility. Nehru Park boasts the best of vacation amenities. The colourful temple of Goddess Chandi is open for prayers from dawn to dusk. The place has something for every kind of traveler.
Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport at Andal is the nearest domestic airport.
The Asansol Railway Division is a part of the Eastern Railway Zone. Almost all the trains linking Kolkata with north India also connect with Asansol.
The Grand Trunk Road, NH19, runs across Asansol and NH 14 connects Asansol with Odisha
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