The second-largest city of West Bengal, Howrah, is Kolkata’s twin city. Chief among the places of interest for the wandering traveller is the iconic cantilever Howrah Bridge. It is the sixth-longest bridge of its kind in the world having an overall length of 2150 ft with a single span of 1500 ft. The Indian Botanical gardens and Santragachhi Jheel are among the few attractions in Howrah. Take the ferry for a quick trip to Kolkata and visit Belur Math, the headquarters of Ramkrishna Math Mission.