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Top Places to Visit in Kolkata

 

Kolkata is the place where many great personalities live and born and brought up in Kolkata. Many great writers, poets, scientists, Actor/Actress, and many great people live there. It is also famous for desserts and sweets Mishţi Doi, Sandesh, Roshogolla, Laddu, Pantua, Chomchom, Piţha of Kolkata. Kolkata’s street foods are generally very cheap. Some of the following places to visit in Kolkata.

Top 5 Places to Visit in Kolkata

1. Victoria Memorial

Victoria Memorial in Kolkata, West Bengal. It is built in the memory of Queen Victoria, here the sixteen-foot tall bronze statue of victory. It the Surrounded by lush green and well- maintained Garden. It is almost the representation of the Victoria Memorial in London.

2. Fort William, Kolkata

Fort William is located on the bank of the Hooghly river in Kolkata. It is well known as the black hole of Calcutta. It is the property of the Indian Army, and headquarters of the eastern command.

3. Belur Math

Belur Math is located on the west bank of the Hooghly River, it is the headquarter of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission. The Temple is known for its architecture and as a symbol of unity of all religion Hindu, Muslim, Christian. The evening aarti time is 5:30 pm. 

4. Howrah Bridge

Howrah Bridge is a steel bridge and constructed over the Hooghly river. It is also known as Rabindra Setu. It is the sixth-longest bridge of India, it was renamed Rabindra Setu on 14 June 1965. It is 1500ft over the Hooghly river and 71ft wide.

5. St. Paul's Cathedral Kolkata

It is located in the heart of the city of Joy, Kolkata. It is an Anglican Cathedral, it looks very awesome during the Christmas holiday. It operates under the Church of North India (CNI). It is an ancient and historical church in Kolkata.