Have you ever been to Kolkata? If not, then you might be knowing that it was the former British Capital. Kolkata is famous for marvelous architecture, fascinating art, and declamatory literature. It is an intellectual and cultural hub that invites to experience the dazzling culture, artistic grandeur and literary legacy. It has the history of ancient history with a rich culture. There are many tourist places in Kolkata.
You can go for this oldest market that was built in 1874. This market has more than 2,000 stalls. These stalls are grouped as per the goods sold and offers.
Kolkata’s flower market is more than 125 years old and is the largest wholesale flower market. The market is dominated by sacks of marigolds.
It was opened for traffic in 1943. It crosses Hooghly River without any pylons. It is the largest bridge of its own type in the world. It is one of the busiest bridge.
Mother Teresa is the founding person of Missionaries of Charities. She devoted her life to helping people. You can visit the house to see her tomb, a small museum that depicts her life and bedroom where she used to live. You can see her spiritual exhortations, handwritten letters and personal things like sandals, saris and crucifix.
This is one of the oldest and popular Hindu Temple that was founded by 1855 by Rani Rashmoni.
From the Dakshineshwar Kali Temple, you can take the boat at a distance of 20 minutes’ drive to travel to Belur Math. This is situated in the 40 acres of land. The main shrine is dedicated to Sri Ramakrishna that has distinctive and unique architecture.
It is the famous Tourist spot and the largest tiger reserve.
It is a fort that is constructed on the banks of Hooghly River. It was named after King William III of Ireland and England and King William II of Scotland.
It is a single storied building with the circular structure. The architecture was created by Buddhist Stupa at Sanchi.
It is the oldest museum of the world. It has various collections of skeletons, ornaments, fossils, antiques, armors, mummies and beautiful Mughal paintings.
It is one of fifty-one Shakti Sthals of India. You must plan your visit here.
Hence, there are various tourist places in Kolkata that you can visit. Take a holiday and plan your visit to heritage city Kolkata.