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Howrah Traveller Guide

How to reach
By Air: Kolkata airport is the closest airport to Howrah. It is an international airport from where you can get various domestic and international flights.
By Rail: Howrah Railway Station has an excellent connectivity with all the major cities of India.
By Road: The state transport buses as well as private buses connect the city with several other cities of the country. One can get A/C as well as Non A/C buses at a minimum cost from Howrah bus station. You can get buses for Kolkata 10 km, Kharagpur 110 km, Durgapur 150 km, Jamshedpur 230 km.
What to do?

Visit the tourist attractions of this fine city and enjoy the sea food and Bengali sweets.

What to see?

Hoogly Bridge - A beautiful bridge where evening can be spent pleasantly.
Santragachi Jheel - Beautiful water bodies to have a picnic.
Regional Rail Museum - An educatioanl place to visit.
Anand Niketan Kirtishala - A good museum to visit and learn about hi

Best time to visit

October, November, December, January, February, March

Famous For

Howrah is famous for its Hoogly Bridge which is an engineering marvel and Bengali food and sweets.

Howrah Reviews

Howrah is not safe for Travel
Aug 29, 2017 08:16 PM Read (via Android App)
I went howrah many of times. Among those my first journey to Howrah was memorable. I was going to Howrah for an interview of a job. After arriving in Howrah station I ride on a Bus L238 to go Kestopur. when I want to give fare tgen I saw I money Bag was missing. I was just staggered. Someone pic...Read More

Aug 22, 2017 11:33 PM Read
Howrah is situated is Calcutta West Bangel .Hawrah is famous for beautiful bridge .The atmosphere was really good .we visited local sight seeing like Santragachi, jheel famous for rail museum, excelent belurmath temple, famous INdian boteanical garden, victoria palace tara mandal, in Hawrah lot ...Read More

This is a pollution area
Jul 23, 2017 02:22 PM Read (via Android App)
My experience on Howrah city. I went howrah city in few days ago you know why I am went howrah the reason is that only seeing the howrah bridge because I friend say bridge not made by pillars so I just shocked that's why I went howrah. I also found another thing is that in howrah their is ...Read More


Visit howrah 2016
Nov 01, 2018 09:18 PM Read (via Android App)
I'm Zahir. in 2016 first time I go to howrah. Such a wonderful place. Outside of howrah railway station your eyes will be getting shocked by the view of howrah bridge. Ganga's boating feel is awesome. Tea is surve with sandpot. Big station ever I saw in India. 24 platform. Awesome days. ...Read More

My Birth Place - HOWRAH
Jan 15, 2018 04:30 PM Read
I am born and brought up in Howrah and trust me there is not a single place in Howrah where I have not been to. Howrah is combined with both old and modern era. Howrah is an industrial city though there is some kind of purity in the air that holds people from going anywhere. Howrah is the sec...Read More

Best place in west bangal
Jan 11, 2018 01:59 PM Read (via Android App)
Howrah is beautyfull place in west bengal there are many place to see but the only place which is is great to see is tge hawrah bridge which has great speciality that the bridge is an hanging bridge which connect two city and many place are also there like you can able to travel boat which takes...Read More

Howrah the city of bridge
Jan 08, 2018 08:17 PM Read (via Android App)
I recently visited Howrah city in November along with my family members if you are fond of visiting new places you must go to Howrah . Howrah is connected with all major railway station of nation and you can reach Howrah easily from can see Howrah bridge here and Howrah junction. th...Read More

City of joy
Dec 05, 2017 08:51 AM Read (via Mobile)
The effervescent Kolkata stuns you with her strange contradiction: Kali and Karl(Marx), Bhadralok and prolitanat, swooshing metros and chungging tram cars, posh automobiles and old rickshaws, rickety type writers and the latest computers, star hotels and roadside dhabas, Robindro Shongeet and ra...Read More

Beatific place
Nov 17, 2017 10:45 AM Read (via Android App)
One of the joyfull place in India is Howrah. This place situated in West Bengal. I live in West Bengal and this place near my area. There have locatade Howrah bridge on Hooghly river also have Hooghly bridge. Excellent place for visitors. And one of the big rellway station of West Bengal in H...Read More

Its love
Aug 10, 2017 05:29 PM Read (via Android App)
To be honest and genuine. The reason I visited howrah was not to travel and have fun but I was going to a doctor in Kolkata named Dr. Prashant Banerjee in elgin road. It was 6 o'clock when I reached howrah junction and when I saw howrah bridge I was just. OMG. so this is the India's longest cant...Read More

The nerves of kolkata,Howrah
Jul 04, 2017 03:59 PM Read
Howrah is the nerve of kolkata.The main city railway station is at howrah.You can get cheap taxi facility from the station.If you want to explore kolkata, you have to start your journey from howrah onwards.Bus terminal is also available at howrah & the fare prices are very cheap. The airport ...Read More

Nice place for visiting
Jul 03, 2017 07:02 PM Read (via Android App)
In feb month I went to howrah for giving my airmen exam in barrackpore and I also watch howrah bridge their I feel so happy because the whole atmosphere was cloudy and sky was so good About facilities well friends as I want to tell you I make my first trip in hawrah and their I feel so hap...Read More

Pollution at its peak
Jun 23, 2017 02:49 PM Read (via Android App)
Howrah is a famous place and very important area in West Bengal, there is legendary bridge called Howrah Bridge which doesn't has any pillar. But from past several years this place is facing some serious pollution problems. The pollution has increased at a rapid speed in past few years. ...Read More

This place is full of pollution.
Jun 22, 2017 07:19 PM Read (via Android App)
And today I am here to share my views on Howrah. Howrah is a city which is facing many problems and the biggest problem is the pollution problem. The water air in Howrah is heavily polluted and you can feel this from a very long distance. The people are very much everywhere even in Hooghly river...Read More

Pollution a major problem!
Jun 21, 2017 08:57 PM Read (via Android App)
I had to visit Kolkata many a times so I had to vidit Howrah as well because of the Howrah station. The city is currently facing many problems and the biggest of them is pollution. The water, air in Howrah is heavily polluted and you can feel its presence from a long distance away. Peop...Read More

Garbage & Polluted Place
Jun 19, 2017 12:14 PM Read (via Android App)
Hello Everyone ! Today I am sharing with you my own experience for visiting Howrah.In west bengal Howrah was a very polluted city.I am so many times visit there for my works & business purpose.The safety of this place was not good.In Howrah local peoples thrown there garbegs in the river as well...Read More

Jun 14, 2017 10:04 PM Read
Howrah Station the picture of the large red station building comes to our mind. The existing grand red Howrah station Building was started with six platforms in 1905 . Then another four platforms were added to it . Passengers from Kolkata would come to the station through the bridge made of boat...Read More

Jun 14, 2017 06:40 PM Read (via Android App)
Friends I m going to share with u my personal experience of visiting howrah .friends howrah is a very polluted city apart from Howrah Bridge there is nothing that the city can boast of and be proud of the roads , railways are in very bad condition also there is always garbage thrown on to the ci...Read More

Howrah - A city of sweets and sweet peoples
Jun 14, 2017 05:07 PM Read (via Android App)
Howrah is a very nice place to visit for a middle class person, a high class person, for low class peoples and for foriegners as well. There are so many places to visit in howrah like victoria memorial, howrah bridge etc. So many famous temples are there in howrah like dakhineswar etc. How...Read More

Jun 14, 2017 03:41 PM Read (via Android App)
I like howrah station and its cleaness.this city are very crowd city. and there are a good thing is this is a very cheif city for common man. as like as for eat, live nd travell. there are many small cost vechicals for common man. and there are many llace to visit there as victoria memoria...Read More



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