Tourist Place

New Town

The upcoming business district of New Town is only 5km from Kolkata Airport which houses the offices of several IT companies and other MNCs. New town has many eye catching architectural marvels which can be on the must visit list of the tourists like Biswa Bangla Gate, Eco Park, Mother Wax Museum, Rabindra Tirtha, Nazrul Tirtha etc. Newtown is a new smart city and with development it has also more


If you’re looking for the ultimate cultural tour of Kolkata, turn your gaze towards the artistic lanes of Kumortuli. The traditional potters’ quarter is where most of the globally admired Durga idols are sculpted with devotion and perfection for the famous Durga Puja. The skilled potters here depend on their ancestral art of clay idol making for their livelihood. Over 150 families and more

Princep Ghat

Built along the banks of the Hooghly river, during the British rule, Princep Ghat is a memorial inspired by Greek and Gothic styles of architecture. It is one of the best places to visit in Kolkata at night as the setup becomes totally lit with dazzling lighting throughout the place. It is also a popular picnic spot where people can spend quality time with their family.

Belur Math

On the western bank of the Hooghly River, the historic Belur Math welcomes peace-seekers from all over the world. As the headquarters of Ramakrishna mission, the popular pilgrimage spot consists of prayer halls and shrines dedicated to Sri Ramakrishna, Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda. As Sri Ramakrishna’s resting place, a memorial lies within the Math and the swami’s belongings are more

Dakshineshwar Kali Temple

This old and very popular Hindu temple, dedicated to Bhavatarini ("savior of the universe", a manifestation of Goddess Kali), was founded in 1855 by Rani Rashmoni. The temple was made famous by spiritual leader Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, who was appointed as its chief priest.The beautiful temple complex built in the classic ‘Nava-ratna’ style of Bengali architecture is a popular pilgrimage more

Howrah Bridge

Howrah Bridge is probably the first suggestion you will get when you ask about the best places to visit in Kolkata. The celebrated landmark built upon River Hooghly acts as a gateway to Kolkata and connects the eastern Bank of Howrah to the western banks of Kolkata. The construction of this architecturally brilliant bridge was initiated in 1939 and the bridge was renamed as RabindraSetu to more

Park Street

Possibly Kolkata's most famous street, Park Street is renowned for its entertainment, restaurants, and prominent historical landmarks including old colonial mansions. This iconic street was home to India's first independent nightclub and has been the center of Kolkata's nightlife since the glory days of the swinging 60s when venues overflowed with jazz, cabaret, and floor shows. Head to Peter more

New Market

One of the most famous places to go shopping in Kolkata, New Market is a historic bargain hunter's paradise, built by the British in 1874. This sprawling maze of more than 2,000 stalls, grouped together according to the type of goods sold, offers almost everything imaginable.

China Town

The only such Chinatown in India is home to Kolkata’s ancient market that comes alive as the sun sets. Tiretta Bazaar crawls with hungry Indians looking for authentic Chinese street food. Once home to hundreds of Chinese merchants, the old market is slightly losing its originality with the struggle to adapt to the modern world. The more

St. Paul's Cathedral

Known for its Gothic style of architecture, St. Paul’s Cathedral is the largest cathedral in Kolkata. Resembling closely to Norwich Cathedral,St Paul’s Cathedral is also one of the best places to visit in Kolkata for people seeking peace.


Kalighat, the most significant spiritual place of Kolkata, is a witness of the prayers and believes of thousands of people, everyday. The sacred temple is dedicated to Godess Kali, the godess of empowerment and shakti. Kalighat is nearly 200 years old, and is one of the 51 Shakti Peethas of the country. The image of Godess Kali, of this more

Victoria Memorial

Victoria Memorial is an iconic white memorial building that was completed in 1921 and currently serves as a museum. Constructed in memory of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, it houses a fine art history collection and a gallery from the British Colonial period including many impressive paintings, sculptures, and books. The building's more