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Howrah Junction Railway station

12322, Station Rd, Howrah Railway Station, Howrah, West Bengal 711101, India

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About Howrah Junction Railway station

This is the oldest station and largest railway complex in India with a maximum number of platforms in the entire railway system of India.  It is one of the four intercity railway stations serving the city of Kolkata,



Attractions near Howrah Junction Railway station

Howrah Bridge0.44km from Howrah Junction Railway station

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.

Rail Museum0.59km from Howrah Junction Railway station

Considered as the second rail museum to be constructed after National Rail Museum, Delhi. There is a vivid collection of preserved old and rare steam engines, electric locomotives, tracks, and signals. Tourists visit here to explore the history of Indian Railway.

Marble Palace1.78km from Howrah Junction Railway station

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.

Jorasanko Thakur Bari2km from Howrah Junction Railway station

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.

Eden Gardens2.09km from Howrah Junction Railway station

Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata established in 1864. It is also called as the Mecca of Indian Cricket. Home venue of the Bengal cricket team and the Kolkata Knight Riders. The stadium currently has a capacity of 66,000.

Shahid Minar2.15km from Howrah Junction Railway station

The 48 meters high Shaheed Minar, popularly called the “Monument” is a prominent landmark of Kolkata. Established in the year 1848, it was named Ochtorloney Monument to honor, Sir David Ochterlony who served in the Nepal War .‘Shahid Minar’, which means “Martyr’s Tower” to honor the sacrifice of Indian freedom fighters. .The architecture of Shaheed Minar shows a brilliant blend of Egyptian, Syrian and Turkish styles of designing.

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Howrah is the second-largest city and second smallest district after Kolkata. It is one of the highly urbanized areas of West Bengal. The Howrah city called “Glasgow” of India and "Sheffield of India".