Here is a list of some of the best places to visit in the city of joy, Kolkata...
- By Swarnab Dutta
The Victoria Memorial is an iconic tourist spot in Kolkata. It is dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria and was constructed between 1906 and 1921.
The Indian Museum is considered to be one of the oldest museums of the world. It has some amazing collections of ornaments, antiques armors, and amazing Mughal paintings.
Princep Ghat is located on the banks of River Hooghly. You can visit this place during sunset to have an amazing view. This structure famous for its Greek/ Gothic inlays.
The Howrah Bridge is an iconic tourist spot in Kolkata. It connects Howrah to Kolkata. The view of Kolkata from this bridge at night is amazing.
Dakshineswar Kali Temple is an historical Hindu temple located in Dakshineswar, Kolkata. It was built in 1855 by Rani Rashmoni.
Belur Math is located on the west banks of River Hooghly. It is one of the most visited temples in Kolkata and was founded by Swami Vivekananda.
The Jorasanko Thakur Bari is the birth place of the legendary poet Rabindra Tagore. It is currently located in the RBU campus in Jorasanko.
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The Alipore Zoo is the oldest zoological park that have been established in India. You can visit this place to see the wide variety of wildlife present here.
Science City, Kolkata is the largest science centre in the entire Indian Subcontinent. It was inaugurated on 1st July 1997.
Photo: Biswarup Ganguly via Wikimedia Commons