The Places to Visit in Kolkata

Victoria Memorial Hall

Victoria Memorial is a humongous marble structure in Kolkata, built to honour Queen Victoria, the erstwhile queen of England and British India. This masterpiece was constructed between 1906 and 1921. Today, it is one of the best tourist spots in Kolkata and a great site to hang out with friends and family. The building also houses a museum with an awesome collection of British and Indian history.

Vistoria Memorial
New Market

New Market

The iconic New Market or Sir Stuart Hogg Market, located opposite The Lindsay was opened to the English populace of Calcutta with a lot of fanfare on January 1, 1874. What started as the first municipal market of Kolkata has become a must-visit tourist attraction for a unique shopping experience. For over a century, millions of visitors have relished Nahoum’s rich fruit cake, its brownies, marzipan, macaroons, and more. The market has over 2000 stalls that sell everything from clothing and electronics to crockery, accessories, flowers, and different food items and spices.

Park Street

Park Street is a famous thoroughfare in the city of Kolkata. The street runs through the deer park of Sir Elijah Impey, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in Calcutta from 1773 to 1789. It is also known as Mother Teresa Sarani, named by Kolkata Municipal Corporation in honour of Mother Teresa. Park Street is a prominent hangout spot in the city, dotted with many pubs and restaurants. There are a number of major landmarks on or near Park Street like the Asiatic Society, St. Xavier's College, South Park Street Cemetery, and The Park Hotel.

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Eden Garden

Built in 1864, Eden Garden is the largest cricket stadium in India and the third-largest in the world. It is the home venue of the Bengal cricket team and the IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders. The stadium currently has the capacity to hold 68,000 cricket lovers.