Digha Things to Do
Located in West Bengal, India, Digha is a seaside resort location offering great opportunities to enjoy the waters, check out local cuisine and find other enjoyable things to do.
Digha Fish Market
Digha Fish Market offers a great opportunity to sample different varieties of fish. Stop at Mohona Fish Market at the upper end of the Old Digha beach and buy your choice of fresh-caught varieties of fish. Take the fresh fish back to your hotel and have them cook it for you. You can also buy fish from one of the auctions, held right on the beach after local fishermen bring in their haul.
Enjoy the beach at Digha
Visitors flock to the beach morning, afternoon and evening. The sea beach offers relaxing moments and an affordable activity for visitors to enjoy venturing out into the beautiful waters or to laze around the beach, watching other people or watching sea creatures in their natural habitat, such as the many crabs that may decide to laze around on the beach also.
Digha Beach also serves as a popular location for shooting movies so do not be surprised if you witness the shooting of a film at the beach.
Located 6km. west from Digha is Chandaneswar Temple. Catch a bus from Digha or take advantage of rickshaw services to see the temple.
An annual fair takes place the last month of the Bengali calendar, which draws pilgrims from across the country. Take advantages of the fish market booth outside the temple or buy other items from other booths.
Enjoy excellent food
There are great restaurants all around Digha, offering local cuisine, most of which involves seafood. Take advantage of the opportunity to enjoy authentic Bengali dishes.
Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about things to do in Digha.