Kolkata Tourist Places

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Kolkata Tourist Places
Kolkata Tourist Places

What is Kolkata?

Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal. The capital city is also known as the “City of Joy.”

Nobel laureate Dominic Lapierre write a novel on Kolkata name “City of Joy.” In this novel, he portraits Kolkata’s struggle against poverty and corruption. The novel was also filmed. And the name of the novel was gifted to Kolkata and a new name – ‘The City of Joy’ or ‘Anandanagari’.

It is one of the major metro cities on the map of India. Kolkata, one of the largest cities in eastern India. It is also one of the largest metropolitan areas in India. On the east bank of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is situated.

After London, Kolkata was the British Empire’s second city. Once, this city was the capital of British India. Before independence, Kolkata was the capital of India. And the Howrah Bridge was made by them.

Kolkata Tourist Places
Kolkata Tourist Places

Today, Kolkata keeps the aura of the glorious past, the fascinating present, and integrating a mix-up of Indian and colonial heritages. Kolkata is a vibrant modern metropolis city. It is the gateway to the Eastern and Northeastern states of India, from Eastern and South-Eastern Asia.

The city is well connected with Air India and the country’s domestic airlines. Apart from this, Kolkata is directly linked with International airlines from both the East and West. The city is connected with all parts of the country by major rail routes. The Kolkata port is one of the Major Ports of the country.

Many Indian poets, writers, dramatists, musicians, social reformers, academics, scientists, political figures, journalists, film directors, and Nobel laureates were born in this city or spent their lives here. Therefore, some think Kolkata is the most progressive, socially, culturally, and politically city of India.

Kolkata, besides being the hub-centre of West Bengal’s rich culture, is the city of five Novel laureates Sir Ronald Ross, Rabindra Nath Tagore, Sir.C.V.Raman, Mother Teresa, and Amartya Sen.

Kolkata is very much passionate about every movement. Starting from the independence movement to religious festivals, soccer or cricket match, political activity, music, art, poetry, little magazine, theatre, cinema, eating, or Adda(Chat session). Whatever the reason behind

Kolkata’s people are all together when it’s needed. An inexperienced tourist would be shocked and fascinated by seeing Kolkata at first sight. As a result, it will not be easy for him to overlook this city.

Kolkata travel guide

Kolkata is exclusively renowned for her idealism, intellect, art, and culture, with numerous modern movements in literature, art, cinema, theatre, science, politics, and industry. The city is known as the cultural capital of India. Kolkata is appropriately regarded as the cultural capital of India for countless contributions in these fields.

If you plan to visit one of India’s two largest cities, you can make a tour plan on Kolkata. Tourist places like victoria memorial, Nandan, Kalighat, Belur and Dakkhineswar, Marble palace, Pareshnath temple indeed amaze you.

89 Best places in Kolkata

  1. Victoria Memorial
  2. Howrah Bridge
  3. Indian Museum
  4. Dakshineswar Kali Temple
  5. Park Street
  6. Marble Palace
  7. Science City Kolkata
  8. Nicco Park
  9. Belur Math
  10. Eco Park
  11. James Prinsep
  12. Kalighat
  13. Fort William, India
  14. M.P. Birla Planetarium
  15. Alipore Zoological Garden
  16. St. Paul’s Cathedral
  17. Maidan
  18. Eden Gardens
  19. Aquatica
  20. Jorasanko Thakurbari
  21. Birla Mandir
  22. Rabindra Sarobar
  23. Millennium Park
  24. Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden
  25. Birla Industrial & Technological Museum
  26. Nakhoda Masjid
  27. Shaheed Minar
  28. Second Hooghly bridge
  29. The Mother House Of The Missionaries Of Charity
  30. Writers Building
  31. Mother’s Wax Museum
  32. NewMarket Kolkata
  33. St John’s Church
  34. House of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at Sonarpur
  35. The Asiatic society kolkata
  36. Tipu Sultan Masjid Kolkata
  37. Raj Bhavan
  38. General Post Office (G.P.O.)
  39. Calcutta High Court
  40. Kolkata Biswa Bangla Gate
  41. Rabindra Sarovar Lake
  42. Nandan
  43. Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary
  44. Nehru Children’s Museum
  45. Rabindra Sadan, Exide more
  46. Elliot Park
  47. Wet O Wild
  48. Park Street Cemetery
  49. Japanese Forest – EcoTourism Park.
  50. Sovabazar Rajbari
  51. Vivekananda Setu / Bally Bridge
  52. Santragachi Jheel
  53. Rabindra Setu
  54. central park Kolkata
  55. Kolkata Police Museum
  56. Ramakrishna Mission Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House and Cultural Centre
  57. Metcalfe Hall
  58. Armenian Church
  59. Snow Park, Axis Mall, Kolkata
  60. Rail Museum
  61. Durga Puja Pandal
  62. Nalban Park
  63. Rabindra Tirtha
  64. Smaranika Tram Museum
  65. Patuli floating market
  66. Nature Park
  67. Swing Bridge
  68. Gurusaday Museum
  69. Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya (Gandhi Memorial Museum)
  70. Experimenter
  71. Calcutta Town Hall
  72. BAPS Shree Swaminarayan Mandir
  73. Kolkata Museum Of Modern Art
  74. Botanical Garden
  75. East Calcutta Wetlands
  76. asutosh memorial hall
  77. Pareshnath Jain Temple
  78. Currency Building – Ghare Baire
  79. Shaheed Bhagat Singh Udayan
  80. Gwalior Monument
  81. Ahuja Museum For Arts
  82. Thanthania Kalibari
  83. Vidyasagar Smriti Mandir
  84. Sabarna Sangrahashala
  85. Church Of Christ The King
  86. Adi Ganga
  87. Raja Rammohun Roy Memorial Museum and Library
  88. Kolkata Centre for Creativity
  89. National Library Kolkata

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Bangladesh Book Fair Kolkata
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Rabindra Jayanti