The city of joy, Kolkata

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Photo of The city of joy, Kolkata by Sanjana De Biswas

Situated on the banks of river Hooghly, this city is full of nostalgia and joy. From buildings and monuments built in the British era (Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, etc) to the modern high rise buildings , Kolkata has got it all covered. This city full of life , laughter and joy would definitely make you fall in love with it once you visit. Also another attractive thing about this place is its food. If you are in Kolkata don't forget to try its delicacies like Rosogolla and Misti Doi.

Victoria Memorial is a very famous place of attraction in Kolkata. This white marbel building is dedicated to Queen Victoria.

Photo of Victoria Memorial, Maidan, Kolkata, West Bengal by Sanjana De Biswas

Science CIty

Photo of Science City Kolkata, JBS Haldane Avenue, Mirania Gardens, East Topsia, Topsia, Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Sanjana De Biswas

Eco park is a very beautiful place to visit if you want to spend some time boating in a lake enjoying the sunset or do some other adventurous rides. It is also a hotspot for doing picnics in the winter season. Opposite to the eco park , there is WAX MUSEUM. It is also a really cool place to visit.

Photo of Eco Park, Biswa Bangla Sarani, Action Area II, Newtown, Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Sanjana De Biswas
Photo of Eco Park, Biswa Bangla Sarani, Action Area II, Newtown, Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Sanjana De Biswas
Photo of Eco Park, Biswa Bangla Sarani, Action Area II, Newtown, Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Sanjana De Biswas

Jorasanko, the birth place of the Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore is in kolkata. It is now turned into a museum.

Jorasanko , the birth place of world famous poet Rabindranath Tagore

Photo of Jorasanko, Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Sanjana De Biswas

If you want some spooky vibes in this city, visit Park Street Cemetery. It is a very old cemetery now turned into a tourist hotspot. Many films shooting has also been done here.

Photo of Park Street Cemetery, Mullick Bazar, Park Street area, Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Sanjana De Biswas
Photo of Park Street Cemetery, Mullick Bazar, Park Street area, Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Sanjana De Biswas

Along the banks of river Hooghly there are many well decorated ghats. One of the most famous among them is the James Princep Ghat. It is one of the most beautiful and peaceful place in kolkata to enjoy the sunset. You can also take a ferry ride in the river and enjoy the serenity of the place. Other than princep ghat, there are millenium park, bagbazar ghat etc which are equally beautiful.

Photo of James Prinsep Ghat, Maidan, Fort William, Hastings, Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Sanjana De Biswas
Photo of James Prinsep Ghat, Maidan, Fort William, Hastings, Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Sanjana De Biswas
Photo of James Prinsep Ghat, Maidan, Fort William, Hastings, Kolkata, West Bengal, India by Sanjana De Biswas

As you exit the Howrah railway station, the first thing you see is this beautiful Howrah Bridge built in the British era. It is also known as Rabindra Setu after the great poet Rabindranath Tagore.

HOWRAH BRIDGE-- As you exit the Howrah station, the first thing you see is this magnificient structure built in the british era.

Photo of Howrah Bridge, Howrah, West Bengal, India by Sanjana De Biswas

Some other major travel destinations in Kolkata are Dakhineshwar temple, Kali ghat temple, St Pauls Cathedral, Rabindra sarobar lake, Esplanade, Birla temple and many more...