Benachity is a market place located in Durgapur, Bardhaman district of West Bengal. It is located around 7 kms away from thecity centre of Durgapur.
Benachity is a traditional business centre that often gives the feel of a marketplace. The market place is spread in an area of 3 kms. It has many traditional shops on both side of the road. The shops here offers a wide range of products from small merchandise, handicrafts to whole sale items as well. This market has branches of all the banks. The shops here are expanding at a great pace. Some really well established and national as well as multi-national brand names have a shop in Benachity.
Benachity is basically a shopper's paradise. It attracts a lots of tourists every year. The place remains over crowded especially during evenings and during festivals, it becomes difficult to move freely. The market area is long enough but it is congested. People often spend 1-2 hours here. The market place remains usually remains open during timings 8:30 AM - 10:00 PM. It is recommended to visit the market in the late evening, from around 5:00 P. M to 7:00 P. M.
Benachity offers a diverse range of Cuisines which are available in small food stalls and big restaurants as well. Accommodations are easliy available nearby. The area is easily accessible as it is located near the city centre. It is advised to take the local city buses instead of booking cabs because the place remains too crowded. Nearest railway station, Durgapur railway station is 11 kms away from Benachity.