Hooghly Imambara - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Hooghly Imambara
Imambara which is situated on the banks of River Ganga in Chinsurah. This is a Shiah institution for perpetuating the memory of the twelve Imams. The architecture and the painting of this Imambara is truly amazing and this atttracts a lot of people to here.
Attractions Near Hooghly Imambara
Dutch Cemetery , Chinsura
1.62km from Hooghly Imambara
Constructed on the order of the director of the Dutch East India Company . The cemetery and all its graves are now maintained and Archaeological Survey of India under the protection of ancient monuments and archaeological sites and remains of national importance.
Sharatchandra Smriti Mandir
4.61km from Hooghly Imambara
This is the house of Bengali novelist, Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay located in the banks of the Rupnarayan river. it now serves as a museum which comprises the works of him and the things he used and all. The house is very old and we can study the architecture of ancient Bengali houses from here.
6.21km from Hooghly Imambara
This is a Hindu Temple of goddess Hangseswari. The deity is worshipped as a form of Maa Kali in Hindu mythology. The temple has a distinctive architecture different from the usual pattern of temples. The inner structure of the building resembles human anatomy which is "Tantrik Satchakrabhed" style of architecture. This is a must see place in Hoogly.
Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya (Gandhi Memorial Museum)
16.81km from Hooghly Imambara
This is a museum in memorial of Gandhiji which is properly utilizing all the present-day museological media and having developed a range of galleries depicting facets of Gandhiji’s life and philosophy along with different phases of India’s Freedom Movement. It provides interesting and highly informative direct research materials regarding the personality, thinking and the programs of the Mahatma or about events in his life.
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