The sight of Howarah Bridge against a backdrop of the setting sun is a sight that reamains etched in the mind for a long time.What makes Howrah unique is its bristling romance with Kolkata , connected by four bridges namely Vivekananda, Vidyasagar, the most popular Howrah and Nivedita. Take a stroll in evening at the bridge savouring the image of river Ganga and life around it .It is an enriching experience.
The Botanical gardens or Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden located in Shibpur is a sprawling 109 hectares land of landscape with more than 12,000 species of plants. Nature is at its best here.Don’t forget to see the Great Banyan tree .The Santragchhi Jheel or lake isa must visit for photographers as the place is hub for migratory birds in winters.
Howrah Bridge has been the culmination spot for many Bollywood movies.Its brilliant architecture with the mesmerizing view of River Hoogly is a delight for the eyes.Vidyasagar Setu or the second Hoogly Bridge connects it to the twin city Kolkata .Avani Riverside Mall is an entertainment hub.
Visit Howrah during Durga Puja coupled with Dushhera and Kali Puja to witness culture and traditions celebrated with greatest fervor.
Currency: Rupees - INR Pincode of Howrah: 711303 Language : Hindi Bengali English Weather: Summer 29°C to 40°C Winter 15°C to 28°C