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Places to visit

Years ago Kolkata served as the capital of India and even today, the city is dubbed as the cultural capital of India. Also known as the City of Joy, Kolkata has aptly restored the heritage buildings, colonial walls and historical artefacts prevalent during the British rule. The city also exhibits typical Bengali culture that is especially favoured by those who love food, music, fine arts and literature.
Kolkata sightseeing range from heritage edifices to pilgrimage sites and from shopping joints to swanky malls. Some of the spectacular tourist places to visit in Kolkata are:
  • Indian Museum
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral Church
  • Victoria Memorial Hall
  • Jorasanko Thakurbari
  • Town Hall
  • Saheed Minar
  • Howrah Bridge
  • Princep Ghat
The city is a pilgrim's paradise too. Kalighat Kali Temple, Dakhineshwar Temple, Belur Math, ISKON Mandir, Birla Mandir are prominent pilgrimage centres that remains occupied by both locals and tourists throughout the year.
Kolkata is always bustling with pubs, night clubs and restraurants. Park Street, one of the posh localities of Kolkata is the abode to some of the cities oldest and popular restaurants and clubs. Peter Cat, Mocambo, Trincus, Olypub are few to name. They are also Kolkata attractions that drive travellers crazy with their varied range Indian and international cuisines.
Kolkata is known for its economical living standard. The city offers genuine traditional art and handicrafts items along with attire and food and unbelievably cheaper rates. New Market, Bara Bazaar, College Street and Gariahat are the city's eminent shopping joints that offer anything and everything unique to Bengal.
In and around the city, Sunderbans National Park, terracotta temples of Bishnupur, culture of Shantiniketan and beaches of Digha and Mandarmani create lifetime memories of Kolkata vacation.
Our Kolkata tour packages come with exclusive hotels in Kolkata where you can rest, relax and rejuvenate yourself with traditional Indian hospitality.
 

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    City
  • Altitude

    9 m
  • STD Code

    033
  • Best Season

    Oct - Mar
  • State/Code

    Kolkata/700xxx (vary)
  • LANGUAGES

    Bengali, Hindi, English