Raichak is a small town in Diamond Harbour II CD Block in South 24 Parganas district of the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located on the bank of the Hooghly river, some 50 km south of Kolkata. It is about 15 km from Diamond Harbour. The fort gradually fell into ruins and was converted to a lively 5-star hotel, Raichak on Ganges, formerly Radisson Fort.
The hotel has a scenic view of the river. Those who are more adventurous can make also use the Raichak jetty or the nearby Nurpur jetty and take a ferry across the river to go to Kukrahati in East Midnapore district or Gadiara in Howrah district.
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