The states in East India are yet another unique attractions in India, which has a very much diverted language, culture and landscape. The States of East India has a lot of cultural, historical and political importance due to which they hold an amazing place among the major states in India. These states are culturally and historically rich and hence they offer a perfect destination for the tourists.
The major states that constitutes East India are West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkand and Orissa.
West Bengal is the fourth most populated state in India with its capital as Kolkata (Calcutta). Kolkata was once the capital of British India for a long time and was home to some of the major historical events in India. West Bengal has a lot of historical monuments, forts and palaces which attract a lot of tourist and there are also many beautiful places of attractions. West Bengal has hill stations, wildlife sanctuaries, beaches, religious and cultural destinations etc. Some of the major travel places in West Bengal include Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kolkata, Sunderbans, Shankarpur, Dakshineswar etc.
Geographically, Bihar is the 12th largest state in India and stands in the 3rd position in terms of population. Bihar also holds a lot of historical value and is home to some of the major historical monuments and destinations in India. Major attractions in Bihar include monuments, temples, hills, museums etc. Patna, Vaishali, Bhagalpur, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Darbhanga, Biharsarif, Danapur and Dehri are some of the major places of attraction in Bihar.
Jharkhand is one of the newest state in India and the literal meaning of Jharkand is “The Land of Forests”. This beautiful state was created in 2000 by taking out 18 districts from Bihar. As with other Eastern states Jharkhand also posses high historical and cultural values which is evident by the nature of the people living here. Hills, waterfalls, Monuments, Temples and Industrial estates are some of the major attractions of Jharkhand. Ranchi, Hazaribagh, Parasnath and Jaganathpur are some of the major travel places in Jharkhand.
Orissa is a beautiful state situated on the east coast of India and was also known as Odisha. Orissa is one of the popular travel destination in East India due to the availability of some of the major historical places and other pilgrimage spots. Beaches, Palaces, Fort, hill, monuments and temples are the hallmark of this beautiful state. Puri, Bhubaneshwar, Konark and Cuttack are few of the best places to visit in Orissa.