Location of Outram Ghat
Outram Ghat is located to the south of Babughat on the bank of river Ganga. It is situated very near to Fort William in Kolkata.
Short History of Outram Ghat
History of Outram Ghat can be traced back during the reign in India.
Outram Ghat is dedicated in memory of Sir James Outram who was one of the brave general of the powerful British Empire. During the days of the British rule, this ghat was used as a port for many foreign cargo vessels.
How to reach Outram Ghat
Local buses, mini buses and taxis are easily available from every part of Kolkata to reach there.
Best time to visit Outram Ghat
The best time to visit this ghat is in the early morning or in the evening during the sunset.
Major Attractions of Outram Ghat
It is a unique spot for people of all age group to enjoy a day or just an n evening with their family.
On either sides of the ghat you will find the two bridges of Kolkata standing—one is Howrah Bridge on the right and other is Vidyasagar Bridge on the left. This scenic beauty is just awesome.
Just enjoy the river flowing in front of you and experience the cool pleasant breeze during the summer evenings and feel your mind with peace.
You will find some street foods like jhalmuri, momos, bhelpuri, puchkas or steaming tea on earthen cups on the roadside shops and can enjoy eating these mouthwatering snacks while enjoying the scenic beauty.