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A Fort in the Forest!!

The Buxa Fort has a historical significance as the Bhutanese King had built the fort to protect a... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2018
Jharna S
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Mumbai, India
Vibrant History

I went to Buxa Fort. The Buxa Fort has quite a vibrant history that its known by. Built centuries... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
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“km trek” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Buxa Tiger Reserve, Jalpaiguri 735217, India
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

The Buxa Fort has a historical significance as the Bhutanese King had built the fort to protect a part of the Silk Route which connected Tibet with India through Bhutan. During the political turmoil in Tibet, hundreds of refugees had taken shelter in this abandoned...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I went to Buxa Fort. The Buxa Fort has quite a vibrant history that its known by. Built centuries ago, the Buxa Fort came under the British India after the 2nd Dooars War (1865) between the Bhutan and the British. It is great place to...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Visited on 24/12/17 Hired a car till Santhalbari and then took a shared ride (INR 400/-) and Guide fee of INR 260/-. From the starting point it is about 2.5 - 3 km trek which might take about 1 hour each way. I went with...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

The historical Buxa Fort is an important place to visit within the Buxa Tiger Reserve. From Jayanti one can visit Buxa Fort in the early morning. We had to take a guide to visit the place. The car could go to some height. After that...More

1  Thank Medinipur
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

I Visited Buxa Fort and Jayanti River on 17th October this year. We stayed at Jaldapara Tourist Lodge and made a day trip to Buxa Jayanti.... The route to Buxa fort is a basic trek route amidst ample greenery and serene sound of waterfalls. The...More

Thank Subhro2013
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Lot of walking in the ups and downs, fresh veg momo stalls in road, nice and enjoyable trekking. It takes almost 2 Hrs for us to visit the place and come back to parking spot. Fort in not well maintained.

Thank Indranil B
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Buxa Fort captured by British from Bhutan's king. British send Netaji but he is the hero, nobody can't catch him. Historical place in the top of Buxa forest.

1  Thank Subhadeep D
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

The buxa fort has association with India's pre-independence history. It can be easily reached by a short trek. The ruins of the old fort is a nice place for photography.

1  Thank DekaCM
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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

On April 2016 I am visit this historical place buxa fort. It really nice location. My guide very told me everything information about this history. I am full enjoy.

Thank SreeDebanjan
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

2.5 km (one-way) of trek through the Himalayan forest (and a few cluster of houses) took us to the Buxa Fort. Given its historical importance, the upkeep should be better. However the green field just below, the big banyan tree inside, the three cloudy peaks...More

1  Thank Jyotirgamayah
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