Top 9 attractions to explore in Hooghly
The district named after the Hoogly river. This town was a major river port for trade in India before colonialism. The district has thousands of years of rich heritage as part of the Bengali kingdom
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.
This most famous 100 feet temple in Antpur with exquisite terracotta carvings depicting stories from all the 18 Puranas was constructed by Krishna Ram Mitra. It is beautifully carved with wood and by its importance, a lot of peoples come here to experience the beauty and to learn more about this temple.
The Basilica of the Holy Rosary is one of the oldest Christian churches in West Bengal. It stands as a memorial to the Portuguese settlement in Bengal. Founded in 1599. A lot of people come here daily to visit this ancient wonder.
One of the principal attractions of the Tarakeshwar town. Tarakeshwar temple often takes a dip in this tank for the fulfillment of their wishes. It is also believed that the water in the tank possesses medicinal properties and a bath here can keep one healthy.
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 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.
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.
Map of attractions in Hooghly