Tourist Attraction Places to Visit in Kolkata

Kolkata is the 2nd largest city in India. Calcutta was the most important city for the Britishers (It was the capital of India). It is also very famous as “city of palace”. Kolkata is also famous for Trams.

Places to visit for Nature in and around Kolkata:

nature - Kolkata

Kolkata is a part of India which is very rich in nature as it is in the history. Keeping that in mind, listed out few places to see in and around Kolkata that are the mix of both nature and history at their best. Go through these lesser known weekend getaways in and around Kolkata to enjoy rains and be amazed!

  • Mukutmonipur
  • Mandarmani
  • Maithan
  • Jhargram
  • Diamond Harbour
  • Bakkhali
  • Victoria Memorial
  • Sonajhuri Forest
  • Sundarbans

Popular Shopping Malls in Kolkata:

malls - Kolkata

Britishers were the first to build shopping markets in the city. One of the oldest shopping place is the New Market, which exists even today and enjoys a huge crowd gathering here because you get everything in a cheaper price.

list of shopping malls in kolkata

  • New Market – Kolkata
  • Gariahat Market – kolkata
  • South City Mall – Kolkata
  • Manisquare Shopping Mall – Kolkata
  • Quest mall – Kolkata
  • Axis mall – Kolkata
  • Park view mall – Kolkata
  • lake mall – Kolkata

Popular Temples in Kolkata:

temples - Kolkata

We Indians follow mostly Hinduism, yet in many parts of the country, Different Gods are worshiped across the country. Bengal is the place of worship of Godesses and Kolkata got its name from Kalikata.

  • Kiriteshwari Temple
  • Kankalitala Temple
  • Kanak Durga Temple
  • Sarva Mangala Temple
  • Hangsheshwari Temple
  • Tripura Sundari Temple
  • Dakshineshwar Temple
  • Kalighat Temple

Amusement Parks in Kolkata: 

amusement - Kolkata

Kolkata has few of the oldest parks which is the most lovable place for kids. It is the best destination for a weekend outing for a family. Below we have listed few of the amusement park.

  • Nicco Park
  • Aquatica
  • Millenium Park
  • Clown Town

Historical Places in Kolkata: 

historical - Kolkata

Kolkata is one of the first British colonies in India. The British has influenced Kolkata so much that it can be seen in its architecture and monuments.To actually Explore Kolkata you will have to visit the ancient and historical places.

  • Victoria Memorial
  • Howrah Bridge
  • Marble Palace
  • Fort William

Lakes in Kolkata:

lakes - Kolkata

If you talk about Romantic places in Kolkata then lakes are the best place for the couples. In the evening with lighting and the reflection from the lake looks very romantic. Few lakes in Kolkata is listed below.

  • Prinsep Ghat
  • Victoria Memorial
  • Rabindra Sarobar
  • Eco Park

Technology and Science Museums:

museum - Kolkata

Kolkata is the cultural and literary capital of India and also a melting pot of different cultures, traditions and philosophies. The cultural and literary of the city is due to such a great personalities like Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, Rabindranath Tagore, and social reformers like Ram Mohan Roy, Swami Vivekananda.

  • Victoria Memorial
  • Birla Industrial & Technological Museum
  • Kolkata Science City
  • Academy of Fine Arts
  • Ramakrishna Mission Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House and Cultural Centre

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