Saturday, 12 May 2018

Top 9 Places To Visit In Kolkata - INKSHIFT

Top 8 Places To Visit In Kolkata -

Kolkata is a city of Joy, and also the cheapest metro city in India. Kolkata is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Kolkata also called as Calcutta, the city is home to the oldest functioning port in India and is the 3rd most populated metropolitan in India after Mumbai and Delhi. Here you will find lots of beautiful places, Bengali food also famous at Kolkata. Here's the list of top 9 places to visit in Kolkata.

1. Howrah Bridge

Howrah Bridge is known as the sixth longest bridge in the world, one of the most famous landmarks in Kolkata. The bridge does not have nuts and bolts but was formed by riveting the whole structure. The bridge is often treated to be one of the major National Landmarks in India and is also called the Rabindra Setu after the famous Bengali literary figure Rabindranath Tagore. The bridge serves as the gateway to Kolkata, connecting it to the Howrah Station, which is one of the four intercity train stations serving Howrah and Kolkata.

2. Jorasanko Thakurbari

Jorasanko Thakurbari or the House of the Thakurs is the ancestral residence of the Tagore family. Located in the north of Kolkata, it is currently located on the Rabindra Bharati University campus at 6/4 Dwarakanath Tagore Lane Jorasanko, Kolkata 700007. The place now houses the Rabindra Bharathi University and a museum that contains the various articles and articles that depict and describe the life and times of the Tagores.

3. Park Street

Park Street is popularly known as Food Street and the Street that never sleeps by the locals due to the various restaurants and pubs located in the area. If you want to enjoy much visit Park Street once in your trip, the street is one of the major attractions in Kolkata.

4. Indian Museum

The Indian Museum in Kolkata is the largest and the oldest museums in India and was established in 1814. It has six sections comprising thirty-five galleries of cultural and scientific artifacts namely Art, Archaeology, Anthropology, Geology, Zoology, and Economic Botany. The museum was established by a Dutch botanist under the British Dr. Nathaniel Wallich and is one of the oldest museums in the world.

5. Victoria Memorial

Victoria Memorial is one of the beautiful place located in Kolkata, it is a large marble building in Kolkata. It was built between 1906 and 1921, it is dedicated in the memory of Queen Victoria and now it is currently known for the museum. It is 1 km away from Maidan metro station, and also one of the best destinations for couples.

6. Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary

The Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary is a National park located at the foothills of the eastern Himalayas in Alipurduar District of northern West Bengal and on the banks of the Torsa River. You will found various types of animals such as Royal Bengal Tiger, Sambar, Elephants, Indian Bison, and wild boar etc. One of the best tourist destination.

7. Birla Temple

Birla Mandir is a Hindu temple located in the Ashutosh Chowdhury Avenue, Ballygunge, Kolkata. It was built by industrialist Birla family, the construction of the temple began in 1970 and took 26 years to complete. This temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radha, one of the best Hindu temple in Kolkata.

8. Eden Gardens

Eden Gardens is a cricket ground located in Kolkata, established in 1864. From every city of India people loves to visit here. The Eden Gardens are the largest capacity cricket ground in the country and popularly known as the 3rd largest Stadium in the world. Eden Gardens has hosted matches in major international competitions including the World Cup, World Twenty20, and Asia Cup. One of the best attraction in Kolkata.

9. Nicco Park

If you want to do some fun with your loved one's visit Nicco Park, located in Salt Lake City, Kolkata. One of the best water and dry park in Kolkata, and also lots of rides for children.

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