Although Kolkata has emerged as a modern city for a past couple of years it hasn’t actually left the touch of its beautiful traditionalism. The most beautiful indo-western look not only in fashion but in all other strands of life can be easily seen here.
On one side, the city has a decent night-life driven by its high-end pubs, bars, and clubs while, on the other hand, the place has got really tremendous temples, bridges, street-markets, fish-markets, monuments etc to Visit.
If you haven’t already visited the city, you are missing out on something! Let us see which all the best places to visit in Kolkata are.
1. VICTORIA MEMORIAL PALACE:
The beautiful Victoria Memorial Palace constructed with stunning white marble is the heart of Kolkata. Stretched over a vast area, this palace was constructed back in the year 1921. You will be amazed seeing this awe-striking beauty of Kolkata and there it is a must-visit place. Take notes of it guys!
2. FORT WILLIAM:
Kolkata is rich in those places that make you feel you are in the times of 20’s. Fort William is a beautiful and huge fort to visit in Kolkata. The beautiful construction, artifacts, and structure of this fort are worth watching. Fun fact: this fort once served the purpose of a jail back in the colonial times.
3. MARBLE PALACE:
Didn’t I tell you that Kolkata is a beautiful city full of amazing palaces and forts? Visit Marble Palace in Kolkata and you will not stop yourself from going all wow. Marble Palace once used to be a royal stay for the royal families of the country. Being one of the most visited places in the city, you might want to avoid going there by the weekend due to the crowd.
4. HOWRAH BRIDGE:
If I were you, I would have never stopped admiring the beautiful view of Howrah Bridge. Constructed over the Hooghly River in Kolkata, the bridge gives the most stunning view of the sunset. You can also do a little boating relax your mind from the busy-dizzy city life and delve into the heritage of the city a little.
5. TAGORE’S HOUSE:
If you are a poetry-lover, you must visit this place called Tagore’s House in Kolkata. This place is also known as ‘Jorasanko Thakur Bari’ and was the home-stay of Sir Rabindra Nath Tagore. Once you step into this place, you will get to see beautiful paintings, artifacts and a lot more. If you are an admirer of art then spare some of your time this weekend to visit Tagore’s House in Kolkata.
6. Sunderbans Garden:
Situated by the Hooghly River, Kolkata is one of the greenest cities in the country. If you want to give yourself a little pleasure by being in the lap of nature for a while, visit the most beautiful Sunderbans Gardens in Kolkata. The garden is a part of world’s largest delta formed by Ganges, Meghna, and Bhramaputra.
7. RABINDRA SAROBER:
Didn’t is told you that Kolkata hasn’t left its traditionalism in the beginning part of this write-up? It is surely because Kolkata is a home to a place like Rabindra Sarovar. It is definitely a kind of place you visit when you want to organize your thoughts and have a little fun time with your family.
8. BOTANICAL GARDEN:
If you even relate a little bit to Mr. Sheldon Cooper or in other words even if you a little bit of a “Science Person” then do visit the Botanical Gardens in Kolkata. I bet this place will leave you amazed by its little science tricks so be ready! Also, it is a perfect place to go to with your little kids.