Kolkata always gives visitors a warm welcome – after all it’s known as the “Paris of the East.” Unlike, other metro city in India, Kolkata adores a special class of richness. Its culture, food, temples, cathedrals, monuments and bazaars, all of them are smeared in earthiness. Here’s a list of fun things that you must do, if you’re in Kolkata:
Admiring the Elegance of Marble Palace – Built by Raja Rajendra Mullick in 1835, Marble Palace is a one the most attractive monuments in Kolkata. The palace is made with more than 100 varieties of marble and is home to some of the most classy antiques and furniture from the British Raj era.
See fountains dancing to the musical beats at Victoria Memorial Garden – As the fountains dance to the musical note, every evening at 7, the Victoria Memorial Garden becomes a spectacle of brilliantly synchronization lights and melody.
A Trip to the Superb Science City – Kolkata is home to the largest science city in India and has several luring attractions such as Space odyssey, Dynamotion, Dinosaurs Complex, Life Science Corners, Science Park and Toy Train & Ropeway.
Find Out the Indian Botanical Garden – If you are too bored of visiting archeological monuments of Kolkata, take a relaxing trip to the Indian Botanical Garden. This place is a natural encyclopedia to almost every flora type in the world.
Bargained Shopping at the New Market – Located on the historical Lindsay Street, New Market is a popular bazar that has something special for everyone. The market is colossal and has popular shops for clothes, jewelry and food.
Shopping at the Bara Bazar – Popular as the Chandni Chowk of Kolkata, Bara Bazar is one stop for all your needs. Besides, the market is reasonable and provides you with a variety of options to choose from.
Adoring the Holy Dakshineswar Kali Temple – Located opposite to the iconic Hooghly River, is the famous Dakshineswar Kali Temple that holds a special significance for different Hindu communities and a must visit when you’re in Kolkata.
A Wildlife Trek into the Sundarbans – There’s no better place to see the majestic Indiana tiger playing in the backyard than The Sundarbans. Do plan a small trip if your heart yearns for some adventure and natural beauty.