Mullik Ghat Flower Market
Near the southeast end of Howrah Bridge, the flower market is fascinatingly colourful virtually 24 hours a day. Many workers live in...
Bathing ghat with a great sunset view of Howrah Bridge. Access from Strand Rd is from the same footbridge that leads to the flower market.
Armenian Church of Nazareth
Hidden away amid the bustle of Old China Bazaar St, the 1707 Armenian Church is claimed to be Kolkata’s oldest place of Christian...
Howrah Bridge information
Howrah Bridge is a 705m-long abstraction of steel cantilevers, sweat and traffic fumes. Built during WWII, it’s one of the world’s busiest bridges and a Kokatan architectural icon. Photography of the bridge is technically prohibited but you might sneak a discreet shot from one of the various ferries that ply the Hooghly River to the vast 1906 Howrah train station.