Tourist Places in Howrah

Places to Visit in Howrah

Howrah - #11 of 74 in West Bengal |
Howrah Average Rating - 5.4/7 1 based on 517 Ratings

Howrah is mostly preferred by travellers from Jamshedpur, Bilaspur. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Howrah is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Howrah are February, December. There are 10 tourist places in Howrah, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Howrah can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Howrah for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Howrah Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Howrah, browse through photos & pictures, explore Howrah using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Howrah, which are great places to visit, are Ramkrishnapur Ghat, Vidyasagar Setu, Santragachi Jheel, Belur Math, Howrah Railway Station. Howrah can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Howrah Tourist Places



  • Type: Bridge
  • Entry: Paid
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Vidyasagar Setu, Howrah
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Vidyasagar Setu, popularly known as the Second Hooghly Bridge is built over River Hooghly. The bridge connects the twin cities of Howrah and Kolkata. With a length of 822.96 m, the Vidyasagar Setu is the longest cable-stayed bridge across the country. It is also one of the... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
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Belur Math, Howrah
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Belur Math is a monastery devoted to Sri Ramakrishna. Formerly, the monastery was known as the Baranagar Math as it was sited at a place called Baranagar. However, in 1899, the monastery was shifted to Belur by Swami Vivekanada, a disciple of Sri Ramakrishna. Belur Math is... Read More »
"Heaven in Kolkata"Feb 18, 2016 "A must visit place in Kolkata"Nov 18, 2015
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Howrah Railway Station, Howrah
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The Howrah Railway Station is recognised as one of the biggest railway platforms across the globe. Inaugurated in 1854, the very first train that departed from the station was to Pandua. Moreover, it is also the first functioning railway station that started its operation in... Read More »
"About Howrah jn."Jan 13, 2017 "Best of the East"Dec 29, 2015
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Santragachi Jheel, Howrah
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Santragachi Jheel (lake), spanning an area of 32 acres is a safe haven of migratory winter birds, arriving from far away destinations, especially during December and January. The lake, nestled in the central part of Howrah city, is located at a distance of 10 km from Kolkata.... Read More »
"An ordinary jheel"May 30, 2016 "Awesome natural beauty"Dec 31, 2015
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Ramkrishnapur Ghat, Howrah
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"Ramkrishnapur ghat"Jun 13, 2016
The Indian Botanical Garden, Howrah
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Formerly known as the Royal Botanic Gardens, the Indian Botanical Garden is known for its 250-year-old Banyan Tree, which has the largest canopy in the world. From a distance, the tree appears more like a forest rather than a lone tree. The tree covers an area of around 257... Read More »
  • Type: Picnic Spot
Gadiara, Howrah
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The town of Gadiara, located in the Howrah District of West Bengal, is another spot of tourist interest. The place is situated at the site of convergence of River Damodar, River Hooghly and River Rupnarayan. Gadiara is 80 km from the city of Kolkata. Buses are available... Read More »
  • Type: Monument
Deulti, Howrah
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The village of Deulti, nestled on the riverbank of Roopnarayan, is another popular sightseeing destination of Howrah. The village known for its culture and heritage attracts people for its natural surroundings. Nature walks along the rustic path of the village leading to... Read More »
  • Type: Picnic Spot
Garchumuk, Howrah
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Garchumuk, situated in the Howrah District in West Bengal, is an emerging tourist destination, offering views of River Ganges. The place is situated at the confluence of the River Damodar and River Hooghly. Tourists mainly visit Garchumuk, to visit the barrage, which is also... Read More »
  • Type: Museum
Anand Niketan Kirtishala, Howrah
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The museum of Anand Niketan Kirtishala is located at Bagnan in the Howrah District. The museum has a collection of ancient potteries, Terracotta figures, temple terracotta plaques, stone sculptures, scroll paintings, wooden items, bronze icons, coins and manuscripts. There is... Read More »

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