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Things to do in Kolkata

Kolkata has a whole variety of things to do and see for her visitors -- wonderful sights of historical landmarks, architectural wonders, Botanical Gardens, a boat ride on Outram Ghat or a leisurely stroll by the river.

Revel in the colonial past of the city as you admire the beauty of buildings built during the reign of Lord Curzon. For those who appreciate music, play, or dance performance can head to any of the theatres in the city. Take a trip to couple of beach resorts near the city or savour the street food delicacies like jhal muri and puchka. Shop to your heart’s content for the beautiful Bengali sarees here or sandesh.

If you are looking for holidays that are soaked in culture, and cricket then this is an ideal destination for you. So come and explore the charms of the capital city of West Bengal.

Sightseeing in Kolkata

There are many places to see in Kolkata. Kolkata’s lungs are the vast expanse of lawns called the Maidan, bordered by the Hooghly River at one end and the elegant boulevard, Chowringhee, at the other.

Shopping in Kolkata

Kolkata is full of bazaars. Every area in the city has its own market. You can go for shopping in Kolkata in 'The New Market' that is worth a visit- even if you don’t want to shop! Under one roof you can shop for fabric, leather shoes, toys, household items – just about anything under the sun!

The Gariahat, Hathibagan and Barabazaar markets stock inexpensive textiles and household items that are most often the best bargains. The

Activities in Kolkata

There is a fairly good list of outdoor activities in Kolkata. You can be assured that you won't have a single boring day.

NearBy Places in Kolkata

There are many tourist places around Kolkata. you can visit the Diamond Harbour that is 51 Kms south of Kolkata is a beach resort.

Eating Out in Kolkata

Eating out in Kolkata is an experience in itself. North Indian, South Indian, Bengali, Chinese, Thai, Continental are served in the different restaurants of the city.

Festivals & Events in Kolkata

The most famous festival in Kolkata is Durga Puja, that is held in October.

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