Attractions of Kolkata

The city Kolkata is the real pride for the West Bengal state. Read this article to know about Kolkata and to see what are the places to visit in Kolkata. You can also get the information about the hotels in Kolkata here.

Kolkata, the city of joys

Howrah Bridge

The former name of Kolkata is Calcutta. Kolkata is the Capital of West Bengal and it is also the second largest city of India after Mumbai. Kolkata was once the capital of India during the British rule but later on due to different administrative reasons the capital of India was changed to India.

Kolkata is also a great place for visit. It is a place for tourists attractions too and the city attracts a large number of tourists through out the world. There are many thing to see in Kolkata and there are also many historical places to see in Kolkata. These things in Kolkata make up the real beauty of Kolkata.

Kolkata has also done lots of progress in the industrial and educational fields and sectors. In Kolkata there are many schools colleges and universities providing education to the students. There are also many offices of different multi-national companies in Kolkata.
The climate of Kolkata is also very appealing and it has a sensible climate through out the year except the afternoons of Summers as there is too much pollution in the roads of Kolkata due to the large number of Buses, taxis, cars and other kind of vehicles plying on the road regularly. The temperature of Kolkata is in between 10 Degree Celsius in the winters to 43 Degree Celsius in the summers. There is average rainfall in Kolkata but due to the clotting of the drainage system it cause floods specially in the low-lying regions of Kolkata and some roads leading to traffic jams in Kolkata.

Airport of Kolkata

Attractions of Kolkata

Birla Industrial and Technological Museum is located on the Gurusaday Road and it is a museum of many interesting facts, shows events and different kinds of activities which is a good attraction for Students' visit in Kolkata.

Birla Planetarium is the one of the oldest planetarium of India is really a very good place. The instruments of this planetarium is imported from East Germany and is the only planetarium in India having such an advanced kind of technology. This planetarium is the Largest planetarium of South East Asia and the Second largest Planetarium of the world.

Eden Gardens is located in the North part of the Maidans, and is a cricket stadium. It is a venue for the international cricket matches and this stadium has one of the largest sitting capacities stadiums.

Eden Gardens

Esplanade is the heart of Kolkata and there are many important buildings located in this place which were build during the British rule. The place is really very beautiful and here you can also enjoy Horse Riding in Kolkata. It includes the Dalhousie Square.

Indian Museum is a museum in Kolkata which was established in the year 1814. The museum has many important ad antique things from which some are the Urn of Buddha and the Ashokan Pillar etc.

National Library of India Alipore is one of the oldest libraries of India and have a wide collection of Books and the library has also got some rare things and books to see.

Nicco Park is the disney land for Kolkata. There are lots of joyful rides in this Park and it is very much enjoyable by the children as well as the young ones. The park is one of the biggest amusement park in the country. It draws crowd from the sub urban Kolkata and especially in the weekends or during the holidays.

Science City is a very new place added to the tourist attractions of Kolkata and provides knowledge of science. The place is really great for the educated as well as the non educated people as there are many things to see in this place which is really helpful for our knowledge and wisdom.

The Kalighat Temple is a temple in Kolkata of Maa Kali and this temple is visited by a large number of people every day. This is a religious place and is very much well known among the Bengalis living in Kolkata. People from outside also come to visit this place.

Victoria Memorial is one of the most important land mark of the city. The monument is made up of marble and was build in 1921 during the British rule. Now it is a museum and this is a must place to visit in Kolkata whenever you visit Kolkata.


Hotels in Kolkata

There are many hotels in Kolkata of all classes. There are Five Star hotels too in Kolkata.
Here is a lust of some hotels in Kolkata along with there phone numbers and address.

43 Housez Hotel West Bengal
43, Mirza Ghalib Street
West Bengal, India - 700016

Hindu Hotel
1, Raja Naba Krishna Street
Kolkata, India - 700005
Phone: 09339371751

Taj Bengal Hotel Kolkata
34b Belvedere Road Alipore
Kolkata, India

Camac Plaza Hotel Kolkata
195 1 New Park Street, Near Park Circus, Maidan
Kolkata, India - 700016

Capital Guest House
11-B, Chowringhee Lane
Kolkata, India - 700016
Phone: 33-22520598

Cryst Hotel
11/1, Kyd Street, Park Street
Kolkata, India - 700016
Phone: (91)33-22262424

Palace Hotel
31/2,Amherst Street
Kolkata, India - 700007
Phone: 033 23500634

Penguin Inn Pvt Ltd
Kolkata, India - 700117
Phone: 033 25637677

Punjab Hindu Hotel
Kolkata, India - 700007
Phone: 033 22688976

Raj Hotel & Restaurant
Kolkata, India - 700019
Phone: 09903609285


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