Popularly known as ‘The City of Joy’, Kolkata serves more than just your sweet tooth, as it offers some great breath-taking views. Regarded as the ‘cultural capital’ of India, the city offers many places to visit in Kolkata. Right from the Eden Gardens to the Howrah Bridge, and from eateries to places rich with culture and heritage, there are many tourist places in Kolkata which will cater to the interest of each age group.
To help you pick, here is a list of the best the city has to offer:
1. Eden Gardens
Irrespective of whether you are a cricket buff or not, this ‘one of the largest stadiums in the world’ has to be on your list.
2. Howrah Bridge
How can you miss out on this?
3. Rabindra Sarover
One of the best that nature has to offer in this city.
4. Botanical Gardens
Immerse in the beauty of nature with flora and fauna.
5. Victoria Memorial
Something which reflects on the history of the city. And that too quite beautifully.
One of the best jungles in the world and here’s your chance to explore it!
7. Marble Palace
This might make you feel like walking through a fairytale!
8. Birla Temple
Get a little of your spiritual and religious side satiated too.
9. Alipore Zoo
It is claimed to be one of the best zoos in the country in the recent times.
10. Nicco Park
One for fun and thrilling rides which is great for a family outing.
11. Indian Museum
Walk through the history of the city and the county. Not to mention it is the oldest and the largest Indian Museum.
Looking at the list, there’s no wonder the city is called ‘The City of Joy’!