Howrah is near many of Kolkata’s more popular attractions. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s to-do list is the fascinating Botanical Gardens and the ever-popular Alipore Zoo. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit National Library and Belur Math.
Holiday makers in Howrah, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, should head to the nearby cultural attractions. Explore, learn and be amazed in the most popular museums which include the Academy of Fine Arts, Indian Museum and Asiatic Society.
If the sun is shining, follow the locals and appreciate the nearby green spaces. If you want to rest a while in a little nature explore Milennium Park.
While you are here, head to some of the local sights such as the St. Paul's Cathedral, Maidan and Kalighat. These are a magnet for travellers from all the corners of the globe. Learn about history by visiting Marble Palace.
Find the perfect accessory, stock up on groceries or just people-watch at nearby fashion hotspots such as New Market and the Forum Shopping Mall.
Those with a love of cricket will love the energy at iconic Eden Gardens, home of the Bengal cricket team and the much-loved Kolkata Knight Riders. Relive the match’s greatest moments with local fans after the final whistle blows in one of the nearby pubs, clubs or bars.
After a long day discovering the sights, sounds and smells of Howrah, relax for the night in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata, the Peerless Inn - Kolkata and the Taj Bengal are just three of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.