Princep Ghat


The Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) on Friday said that the East-West Metro Corridor project, India’s first underwater metro service, is expected to be completed by December 2023.

Why is Princep Ghat famous?

Prinsep Ghat is a ghat built in 1841 during the British Raj, along the Kolkata bank of the Hooghly River in India. The Palladian porch in the memory of the eminent Anglo-Indian scholar and antiquary James Prinsep was designed by W. Fitzgerald and constructed in 1843.

What is the best time to visit Princep Ghat?

The best time to visit Princep Ghat is in during sunsets for an evening boat ride or a leisurely stroll in the gardens on the banks of River Hooghly.

Which metro station is near to Princep Ghat?

The Metro station for Princep Ghat is Esplanade and Esplanade Chambers is actually walking distance from the Metro. You can ideally take a Mini Bus opposite Oberoi Grand which will take you to Princep Ghat in about 5 minutes.

How much does boat ride cost on Princep Ghat?

Boating: There are boats that can be rented out for a specific period of time, sailing over the river Ganges. They charge you about Rs. 500 for one hour.

Which place is called heart of Kolkata?

Maidan which basically means open field is as the name suggests a a vast stretch of field located right at the heart of Kolkata city.

Which is the longest ghat in India?

The road ascends/descends around 1300m from Mahabaleshwar to Poladpur. It is the longest ghat in Maharashtra.
Ambenali ghat
The Pass
Elevation 625 m (2,051 ft)
Location Satara-Raigad Districts, Maharashtra, India
Range Western Ghats
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Which Ghat is best for bathing in Kolkata?

Babughat is a bathing ghat and remains crowded most of the time. The view of Howrah bridge from here is magnificent.

Is 2 days enough for Kolkata?

The city has so much to offer that you might feel a

What can we do in Princep Ghat?

Victoria Memorial Hall.
Mother House.
Dakshineswar Kali Temple.
Park Street.
Eco Tourism Park.
Howrah Bridge.
Eden Gardens.
Science City.


East West Metro Tunnel is a constructed underwater river tunnel of Kolkata Metro in Kolkata, West Bengal. The river tunnel is constructed underneath Hooghly River. After the CESC Tunnel in 1931, this is the second underwater river tunnel of Hooghly River.


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