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Best Places for visit in Kolkata , Tourist Spot near Kolkata You Must visit

Places for Tour in Kolkata

Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta. Kolkata was the capital of India from 1773 - 1911 under the British state. Today, the city of Kolkata is famous for its grand colonial architecture, galleries and cultural festivals. It is also known for the Mother House established in the mausoleum by Mother Teresa, the headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity.

1. Victoria Memorial

places for tour in Kolkata

The Victoria Monument is one of the best and romantic places to visit in Kolkata. It has been built in memory of Queen Victoria and is now a museum and tourist destination. It is situated in the plain on the banks of river Hooghly near Jawaharlal Nehru Rod.

Weather- 15℃

Visiting Time-  10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Tuesdays to Sundays.)

Entry Fee-  Indian Rs 20 and Foreigner Rs 200

Location-  Victoria Memorial Hall, 1, Queens Way, Maidan, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071

Near by places

  • Mohar kunja
  • St. paul's cathedral kolkata
  • Birla planetarium
  • Elliot park

How to Reach

The Victoria Memorial is easily accessible by all modes of transport.

2. Fort William

places for tour in Kolkata

Fort William is one of the few sightseeing places in Kolkata, located near the eastern bank of the Hooghly River. This place was a temporary prison where prisoners were kept, it is also known as the black hole of Calcutta. It is spread over an area of ​​70 acres.

Weather- 9℃

Visiting time- 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM (All Days)

Entry fee-  No Entry Fee

Location-  Maidan, Fort William, Hastings, Kolkata, West Bengal 700021

Near by Places

  • Prinsep ghat
  • Maidan
  • Kolkata race course
  • East Bengal Ground

How to Reach

Fort William is located in the center of Kolkata and local buses and mirrored taxis are available from different parts of the city.

3. Dakshineswar kali temple

places for tour in Kolkata

This Kali temple located in Dakshineswar is a Hindu Navratna temple. There is a large courtyard around the temple, there are four walls and rooms. There are 9 main temples in this temple complex.

This Kali temple was established by Rani Rashmoni in the mid-19th century. There is a statue of Goddess Kali standing in the chest of Shiva in the sanctum sanctorum, which is known as Bhavatarini.

Weather-  16 ℃

Duration-  2-3 hours

Visiting time-  5:00 am to 8:00 pm Everyday

Entry fee-  No Entry fee

Location-   Dakshineswar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700076

Near by places

  • Bengaluru Math
  • Jorasanko
  • Howrah Bridge
  • 26 Shiv Mandir

How to Reach

You can easily and conveniently go by cab from Sealdah station and regular boat services are available between Dakshineswar and Bangalore.

4. Park Street

places for tour in Kolkata

Street Park is a well-known site in the city of Kolkata, India. Previously the name of this park was Deer Park. It was given its current official name by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation in honor of Mother Teresa.

The main evening for the people of Kolkata is Park Street from the British period for entertainment. This prison male

Starts on Nehru Road. There are many pub restaurants here and along with this it is a fashionable hangout spot.

Weather- 16 ℃

Visiting time-  8:00 am to 9:00 pm Everyday

Entry fee- No Entry Fee

Location-  Park Street, Kolkata - 700016

Near by places

  • Aqua - The park
  • Roxy - The park
  • Someplace - The park
  • Oxford bookstore
  • Tantra - The park
  • Master Collection Art Gallery
  • Tour de kolkata

How to Reach

You can easily reach here by any means such as bus, car, taxi according to your budget and convenience.

5. Howarah Bridge

places for tour in Kolkata

This bridge over the Hooghly River as the gateway to Kolkata is an iconic site of the city. This bridge took about 7 years to construct and has no nuts or bolts used in this bridge and is constructed using steel. The construction of this bridge cost 333 crores.

The length of this bridge is 1528 feet long and 60 feet wide and 7 feet wide. Howrah Bridge has a regular load of about 90,000 jewels and countless pedestrians. It is the sixth longest bridge in the world.

Weather- 16 ℃

Entry fee- No Entry fee

Visiting Time- 12:00 am to 12:00 am Everyday

Location-  Kolkata

Near by places

  • Armenian Church, Kolkata, Westbengal
  • Nakgoda Mosque, West bengal
  • BBD Bagh, kolkata
  • Prinsep ghat

How to Reach

The nearest distance from here is a railway station, called Howrah Bridge. This station is located just 5 km away. The bridge can be reached from any city of Kolkata city by bus, taxi or rental car.

6. Indian Museum

places for tour in Kolkata

It is the largest museum in India. It is one of the popular sites in Kolkata. It has an excellent collection of contemporary paintings, sacred relics of Buddha, Egyptian mummies and ancient sculptures for you to see and more like jewelery, fossils, skeletons, rhinoceros, antiques and stunning Mughals. There is some very good collection of pictures.

Weather-  17 ℃

Duration-  1-2 hours

Entry fee-  ₹ 10 for Indian adults
₹ 150 for foreigners

Location- 27, Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Fire Head Quarter, New Market Area, Dhar

Near by places

  • The 25 spa
  • Sunshine
  • Sudder street
  • New market
  • C.N.I Wealeyan church
  • Park street

How to Reach

The nearest metro station from the Indian Museum is Park Street. From where you can take a metro or bus, taxi is the best way to reach here.

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