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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prinsep ghat a tourist spot in kolkata which is good but not good as environment there because it is almost changed into a lovers point for couples.No doubt white palladian porch was marvelous example of civil engineering. Multiple pillars of structure give perfect maze.Beside of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice for a stroll to see the small boats. Quiet area to sit amongst the city life for a little bit of peace.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank hbrWoking
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prinsep ghat is the access point to the walkway along the river. You can even take a boat ride from one of the points along the river. This place is quite a hit with couples it seems

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anu789
Reviewed March 13, 2019

Feel like going to this place every weekend. This is a must visit place in Kolkata strictly for couples.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank manunited007becks
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Its a simple ghat but wonderful evening can be spent at sunset. the structure of the gate is not that excellent just some pillars. How ever, the ghat of the mighty Ganga river and the sight of new howra bridge from the ghat is awesome....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sadiaakthersony
Reviewed February 10, 2019

The building is nothing special, but it is an entrance point to one of the few access points to the river. There is a lovely walkway that starts here and runs for a couple of kilometres to Eden Gardens bus station. Perfect for an evening/sunset...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank John W
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

This place is very simple and peaceful It makes you feel calm Along side a river and a bridge And had a historic significance

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ankita_Dalvi
Reviewed February 1, 2019

Its a popular location for Kolkata Locals, specially young pairs. You can have the glamorous view of bidyasagar bridge. The place is preferred by young boys n gals for open romance. Not at all recommended to visit with children and elderly people specially in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 29, 2019

I am not a great admirer of Mamata Banerjee, the West Bengal CM; but I must admit that Didi's Government has done a great job in restoring this place and given this place a place in the itinerary of City's sightseeing. Kolkata's famous Fuchka, Mumbai's...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Subrata0168
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

Princep Ghat is named after the James Princep memorial in that place. Circular Railway connect Princep Ghat with other railway sections of Kolkata. One can reach this place by Bus also. It is a nice place couples as well as for family to hangout.

Date of experience: January 2019
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YudhajitR
June 20, 2018|
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Response from mahin R | Reviewed this property |
sun sets early in this part of the world , so anytime post 4 is good time , after 7 pm you cant see anything
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AmiFreigeist
May 6, 2018|
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Response from AshimChak | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it will be an ideal place in the Morning. Go around the Walk away beside the Ganges or relax and take a seat somewhere there and have some beautiful time..Recommended in summer around 6:00AM to 8:30AM due to weather... More
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AnanyaK87
February 7, 2018|
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Response from Deba N | Reviewed this property |
The decoration of boats depends on the boatman. There are no standard rules and charges for that. The charges and services are not regularized by any authorities. So my suggestion will be to physically go there and talk to... More
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