Howrah is most famously known for the iconic namesake bridge that runs across the Hoogly River – The Howrah Bridge. Howrah is the second largest city in West Bengal. The city has a history of more than 500 years, is a busy industrial town, and is the headquarters of the Howrah district. The city is encompassed by the Rupnarayan River and the Hoogly River, which provides livelihood to several thousand Howrah citizens. Howrah has a lot to offer to its visitors.
How To Reach – It takes 5 min (950.0 m) via Station Road to reach from Howrah Station to The Howrah Bridge.
A major tourist attraction – The Indian Botanical Garden, a 109-hectare garden, was inaugurated by the British and has more than 12,000 plants, as well as a 250-year-old Banyan tree.
How To Reach – It takes 20 minutes (5.8 km) to reach from Howrah Station to The Botanical Garden via Upper Foreshore Road.
Howrah is also home to the Belur Math, the headquarters of Swami Vivekananda’s Ramakrishna Math, which fascinates visitors from around the globe for its tranquil atmosphere and elegant architecture.
How To Reach – It takes 24 minutes (6.8 km) to reach from Howrah Station to Belur Math via Grand Trunk Road.
The Anand Niketan Kirtishala Museum – a museum that showcases sculptures, terracotta pieces, scrolls, and more which date back to medieval times.
How To Reach – It takes 22 minutes (5.3 km) to reach from Howrah Station to The Anan Niketan Kirtishala Museum via Netaji Subhash Road.
The Rail Museum, established in 2006, houses steam engines, old railway items like telephones, timetables and more are other splendid attractions for train aficionados.
How To Reach – It takes 5 minutes (850.0 m) to reach from Howrah Station to The Rail Museum via R B C Road/Station Road.