Howrah Travel Guide

The bridge is living testimony to one of the feats of engineering. The two mainlands of Howrah and Kolkata are connected by Hugli Bridge. Howrah is situated directly opposite to Kolkata city, across the Hooghly River. The distance while taking the Howrah Bridge is about 6 km. One can get access to the region by bus and taxi. At Vivekananda Bridge, the railways cross the river into the region of Howrah.

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The people of Howrah district are great foodies. Moreover, Howrah is inundated with a plethora of Bengali and Chinese restaurants. The city also boasts several multi cuisine and world cuisine restaurants. The Bengalis residing in Howrah are mainly fish lovers and there is a vast variety of cuisines prepared from fish. Ilish(or Hilsa) and Rui(or Rohu) and Pabda fish are the most sought-after fishes that are selected to prepare mouth-watering cuisines.

The mall was constructed in the year 2011, with an area of 603,000sqft in the intersection of Shibpur and Foreshore road and has large numbers of world famous brands. Some of the brands are Adidas, American Tourister, Adrija Gold, Archies, Allen Solly, Blackberrys, Bata, Biba, Bodyline sports, Colorplus, Fabindia, Flying machine, Duckback, Fast Track, Gini and Jony, E-zone, GKB Opticals, Hamlyn, Jockey, Lawrence and Mayo, Mufti, Peter England, Samsonite, Titan, Van Heusen, Vermilion etc.

Howrah is a very vibrant city when it comes to the entertainment scenario. In recent years, the city has seen a marked change as far as entertainment options are concerned. Earlier the people of this twin city of Kolkata had to cross the River Hooghly to go to Kolkata and enjoy them. However, it seems that things are turning out just the opposite nowadays.

Howrah is situated on the western bank of the Hooghly River in the state of West Bengal, India. Counted among the popular tourist destinations in the country, it is also considered as the twin city of Kolkata. People visit here to view various attractions like Anand Niketan Kirtishala, Howrah Bridge, Indian Botanical Garden and many others. You can also refer to the Howrah Travel Guide to get more information about the city.

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