20 Attractions to Explore Near 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dakshineswar Temple is a famous temple of the Hindu Goddess, Kali, which is located on the eastern embankment of the Hooghly close to Kolkata Built by Rani Rashmoni in the year 1855. The three-storey beautiful temple was made in the traditional Bengali style of Nava-Ratna or nine spires which rises up to a height of 100 feet.
Nivedita Bridge is an extradosed bridge over Hooghly River connecting Howrah with Kolkata. The bridge is named after Sister Nivedita, the social worker-disciple of Swami Vivekananda. The bridge is designed to carry 48,000 vehicles per day. Another wonder of West Bengal.
This temple is one of the architectural wonders of India that represents the idea of Universal Faith founded by Swami Vivekananda. This temple is the heart of the Ramakrishna Movement. The temple is notable for its architecture that fuses Christian, Islamic, Hindu and Buddhist art motifs as a symbol of unity of all religions.
Clive House is a famous historical place. It may unearth a 1300-year old city beneath Kolkata. This is a famous archeological site. The origin of the Clive House, also known as Burra Kothi, still remains a mystery. The house at Dum Dum was thought to have been acquired by Clive either shortly before the battle of Plessey in 1757 as an operational base.
A famous temple in Bardhaman which was once famous for the battles of the Pathans and Mughals. the reason it's known as 108 Shiv Temple is that there literally are 108 small temples contracted side by side in a beautiful vertical pattern.
Rajbari Complex consisting of a series of temples and other structures built over a period of more than a hundred years. which are adorned with intricate terracotta tiles depicting images from the mythologies and daily life. All of these are maintained by the Archaeological Authority of India.
Mother's Wax Museum is a wax museum located in Action Area - II of Kolkata. It contains wax statues of more than 50 personalities. The museum has been named after Mother Teresa. Being famous in Kolkata, a lot of people comes here daily to have a look at those sculptures.
Parshwanath Jain Temple is a Jain temple at Badridas Temple Street and a major tourist attraction in Kolkata built by a Jain named Rai Badridas Bahadoor Mookim in 1867. The temple is famous for its architecture and ambiance. The peaceful surrounding and the silence creates a nice mood here.
This is an urban park in New Town, Kolkata and the biggest park so far in India situated on a 480 acres surrounded by a waterbody. It is often visited by picnickers or those who want a quick escape from the busy life. All the facilities provided inside the park are designed to decrease the adverse effects on nature through non-pollution and preservation of the natural landscape.
This is the ancestral home of the Tagore family. It is currently located on the Rabindra Bharati University. It is the house in which the poet and first non-European Nobel laureate, Rabindranath Tagore was born and he spends his childhood here. and currently, it serves as the Tagore museum for Kolkata.
Howrah Bridge is a bridge with a suspended span over the Hooghly River in West Bengal. The bridge is one of four on the Hooghly River and is a famous symbol of Kolkata and West Bengal. Howrah Bridge is currently the sixth-longest bridge of its type in the world.
The Marble Palace in Thakurpukur is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city of Kolkata, built in Neoclassical style, is very well known for its architecture, and its vast collection of sculptures, furnishings, and paintings. A lot of tourists visits this place everyday.