Nagrakata, a quaint village 75km away from the commercialized city Siliguri was once a major hub for the tea trading. Nagrakata was a small location in the British period but there was 14 tea gardens together named as doors Tea Company. Nagrakata station was the important railway station for dispatching CTC tea all over the world. Tea Research Association is located here from that time. A big workshop was settled for all 14 tea gardens near the station. There is a club named European club from the British time, also a big play ground named club ground surrounding the club.
Enjoy life sip by sip not gulp by gulp-The Ministers of leaves, surrounded by the lush tea garden Nagrakata is the dream destination for all the tea addicts. There are many tea gardens in this block, like Chengmari, Kurti, Bhagatpur, Nagrakata, Jiti, Hope, Naya Sailee, Hilla, Grassmore, Ghatia, Looksan, Dharnipur and many more. Tea garden is the back bone of the Dooars region apart from tourism and same goes for Nagrakata the majority of the villagers are dependent on those 14 tea estate near Nagrakata for their livelihood. Nagrakata has attracted many travelers through its tea garden and picturesque location. Even the British people where lured by Nagrakata’s pictorial location and serene ambiance and they planted Tea gardens, roads and train lines for development of the place.
Drench in the beauty of the aromatic and rejuvenating plant, Nagrakata is an ideal place to surround yourself in the beauty of the lavish tea gardens it’s a place where history still linger in the form of the old architecture structure of the club house and the railway station made in the era when British ruled those parts.
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