Santragachi Lake - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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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
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden
3.04km from 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 BRIDGE
4.17km 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 Museum Howrah
5.84km 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.
Fort William, India
6.35km 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.
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For more information about Santragachi Lake, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santragachhi