Ever Visited City Of Joy? Check Out Best Places To Visit In Kolkata

Written By

Ruchika Mandora

Kolkata! The country's cultural capital, which is proudly called the "London of India," will never fail to impress you with its many different charms and elegance.

It is one of the longest bridges in the world that leans out over the water. It goes between Howrah and Kolkata, and its official name is the Rabindra Setu.

Howrah Bridge

If you want to take a walk through our history and think about how far India has come since the colonial era, go to this place.

Victoria Memorial

In 1950, Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, or Mother Teressa House. St. Teresa of Kolkata is a Roman Catholic religious order.

Mother Teressa House

The garden was built in 1786. When it was first built, it was called the Calcutta Botanical Garden. It takes up a space of 270 acres.

Botanical Garden

Raja Rajendra Mullick's ancestors still live in this 1835 home. It has Chinese-style verandas, Bengali courtyards, and neoclassical pillars.

Marble Palace

The beautiful temple complex, which was built in the traditional Bengali Nava-Ratna style, is a popular place of pilgrimage for Hindus.

Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Built on the Hooghly River's eastern bank, the fort today houses the Indian Army's Eastern Command wing. King William III's fort stands in front of Maidan, the city's largest park.

Fort William

This is a man-made lake in South Kolkata. Most locals use this as a leisure place. Early mornings or after 5 p.m. are great times to visit the lake.

Rabindra Sarobar

It's one among Kolkata's most tempting sites to visit for its architecture and daily sky show. This show depicts astronomy and cosmic tales, explaining the night sky's features.

Birla Planetarium

It is one of the most popular Kali temples and one of India's 51 Shakti Sthals. During Shiva's Tandava dance, the toes of Sati's right foot fell there.

Kalighat Kali Temple

The largest museum in India comprises over 60 galleries with art, zoological, anthropological, geological, and industrial exhibits.

Indian Museum

This cricket stadium can hold 66,349 people, making it the second largest in the world. From 5:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., you can visit the Eden Gardens.

Eden Gardens

The temple was made with a lot of skill, art, and beauty, and it shows the spirit of the Ramakrishna Movement.

Belur Math

The Tipu Sultan Mosque is among the world's oldest and most beautiful. Built in 1842, the mosque can seat 1,000 people.

Tipu Sultan Mosque