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Santragachi Lake

Santragachi, Howrah, West Bengal, India

Lake/ River/ Ponds
Bird Sanctuaries

About Santragachi Lake

This is a beautiful lake located in the heart of Howrah and is home for several migratory birds. This lake attracts a lot of tourists as well as bird watchers. This calm ans quiet place is a beautiful picnic spot to spend with the family.



Attractions near Santragachi Lake

Also known as Indian Botanical garden and it exhibits a wide variety of rare plants and a total collection of over 12,000 specimens spread over 109 hectares and it is under the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) of Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.

2ND HOOGHLY BRIDGE4.17km from Santragachi Lake

Also known as Vidyasagar Setu is a long bridge with a length of 823 meters over the Hoogly river linking the cities of Kolkata and Howrah. it is the longest cable-stayed bridge in India and It was the second bridge to be built across the Hooghly River, that's why it got this name.

Rail Museum5.84km from Santragachi Lake

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.

Princep Ghat5.89km from Santragachi Lake

Princep Ghat is a majestic ghat structure famous for its Greek/ Gothic inlays. The ghat is located between Fort William and the Water Gate and is often visited by tourists exploring these attractions.

Howrah Junction Railway station6.07km from Santragachi Lake

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,

Fort William, India6.35km from Santragachi Lake

The mighty edifice Fort William is situated on the eastern bank of the  Hooghly River in the city of Kolkata which is spread over 70 acres. This is an example of ancient British architecture. Now it serves as a famous tourist spot in Kolkata and a lot of tourists visit this place every day to explore the wonders of the fort.

Where is Santragachi Lake

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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".