Top 5 Places To Visit in Kolkata

Kolkata became popular when Britishers were ruling our country, India. It is known as ‘city of joy’ because of a reason. In all the hustle and bustle, you will notice friendly people around you. In this article, you will come across some of the well-known places which you must visit in Kolkata.

1. Victoria Memorial

Lakhs of tourists visit this place every month to capture the statues, greenery, paintings and candid moments in their camera. The best time to hang out at Victoria Memorial is noon time.

This place was previously used as a jail and also for multiple other purposes. You should add the black hole of Calcutta in your must-visit places. The best time to see this building is at noon and evening time. You will also get free entry.

3. Marble Palace

One of the most popular destinations in Kolkata, Marble Palace, as the name suggests, was a palace for royal families in the 19th century. You will get a free entry in the noon time. Don’t forget to check out a painting of British Raj, artistic statues, and glassware.

4. Howrah Bridge

 

Kolkata visit will only be complete when you spend 5-10 minutes around Howrah Bridge. Although the place always seems busy with thousands of people roaming around, getting a glimpse of Hooghly river under Howrah Bridge can make your day.

5. Tagore’s House

 Tagore house museum

As the name suggests, it was the house of Rabindranath Tagore, a well-known poet, and writer. His house was turned into a museum and is a historical place. You must make a visit to this place to check out his literary works, amazing paintings, and image gallery.

2 thoughts on “Top 5 Places To Visit in Kolkata

  • January 24, 2018 at 9:04 pm
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    Awesome! Howrah Bridge looks especially beautiful to me! If I ever go to Kolkata, I’ll definitely refer to this to make sure I see the good stuff!

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  • January 25, 2018 at 1:54 am
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    Wow Kolkata looks like a nice place! Would love to be at that bridge for sunrise or sunset. Some awesome photo opportunities here!

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