Tourist Places in Kolkata

Places to Visit in Kolkata

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Kolkata Average Rating - 5.5/7 1 based on 3282 Ratings

Kolkata is mostly preferred by travellers from Kolkata, Mumbai. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Kolkata is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Kolkata are February, March, October, November, December. There are 73 tourist places in Kolkata, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Kolkata can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Kolkata for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Kolkata Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Kolkata, browse through photos & pictures, explore Kolkata using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Kolkata, which are great places to visit, are Quest Mall, Calcutta Racecourse, Outram Ghat, State Archaeological Museum, Nakhoda Mosque. Kolkata can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Kolkata Tourist Places



  • Type: Street
Park Street, Kolkata
Rank 1
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5.5/ 7 1
24 Ratings & 17 Reviews
One of the landmark streets of Kolkata, the Park Street is officially called Mother Teresa Sarani. As the street ran through a deer park in the early days, it was named Park Street. However, it was later re-named as Mother Theresa Sarani by Kolkata Municipal Corporation in... Read More »
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Kalighat, Kolkata
  • Type: Heritage Site
Kalighat, Kolkata
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 73
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5.2/ 7 1
19 Ratings & 15 Reviews
Build by a Brahmin Zamindar, Sabarna Roy Choudhury, the Kalighat Temple is a place for worshipping Goddess Kali. It is said that the old temple was housed within a small hut. It was only in 1809 when the construction of the present day temple began. In the 16th... Read More »
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Howrah Bridge, Kolkata
  • Type: Bridge
Howrah Bridge, Kolkata
Rank 3
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5.6/ 7 1
13 Ratings & 10 Reviews
World’s fourth busiest Cantilever bridge is situated on the River Hooghly and connects the western bank of Kolkata to the eastern bank of Howrah. This bridge acts as the lifeline of Kolkata city and offers its best view from the centre of the river, although photography... Read More »
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Eden Gardens, Kolkata
  • Type: Cricket stadium
  • Entry: Paid
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 73
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5.8/ 7 1
9 Ratings & 7 Reviews
India’s oldest cricket stadium is the Eden Gardens of Kolkata, which has witnessed some of the spectacular matches and performances by Indian players against foreign countries. This stadium is considered one of the finest in the world and is often termed as the... Read More »
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Victoria Memorial, Kolkata
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Victoria Memorial, Kolkata
Rank 5
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6/ 7 1
11 Ratings & 7 Reviews
The most famous landmark and tourist attraction of Kolkata is the Victoria Memorial hall. Built in 1921, this monument was designed by Sir William Emerson, a famous architect from the then British Empire. Sprawling over an area of 64 acres of land, the Victoria Memorial is... Read More »
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  • Gardens
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Botanical Garden, Kolkata
  • Type: Garden
  • Entry: Paid
Botanical Garden, Kolkata
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 73
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5.1/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Indian Botanical Gardens of Kolkata is the haven for nature lovers, where they are innumerable species of flora, amidst the natural habitat for the growth and development. Located in the suburban area of Shibpur, in the Howrah District, the Indian Botanical Gardens was... Read More »
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Kolkata Metro, Kolkata
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
  • Entry: Paid
Kolkata Metro, Kolkata
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 73
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Average Rating
6/ 7 1
7 Ratings & 5 Reviews
The Kolkata Metro is India’s first underground Metro railway. It extends over a length of around 25 km, starting from Dum Dum near Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Airport and ending at Kavi Subhash station at New Garia. Initially, the length of the railway route was some 17... Read More »
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Belur Math, Kolkata
  • Type: Religious Place
Belur Math, Kolkata
Rank 8
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6/ 7 1
7 Ratings & 5 Reviews
Constructed in the honour of Ramakrishna Paramhansa, Belur Math is the international head quarters of Ramakrishna Mission. The concept of the Math was entirely designed by Swami Vivekananda. Housed inside the Math is the Ramkrishna Sarada Mandir where regular prayers... Read More »
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Maidan, Kolkata
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Maidan, Kolkata
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 73
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Average Rating
6.1/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Maidan is considered to be the landmark of the city that is capable of reflecting the essence of the Bengali culture. Maidan is situated at the heart of the city and is one of the main attractions of the city. The place is also chosen as the venue for political... Read More »
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Nandan, Kolkata
  • Type: Entertainment Centre
Nandan, Kolkata
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 73
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5.5/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Nandan is the first multiplex of Kolkata. It is still regarded as one of the finest movie halls of the city. The Kolkata International Film Festival is hosted at Nandan and its adjoining halls. It is often said that being the land of Ray and Ghatak, Kolkatans breathe cinema.... Read More »
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College Street, Kolkata
  • Type: Street
College Street, Kolkata
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 73
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5.8/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 4 Reviews
College Street is a street in North Kolkata that approximately stretches from Bowbazar to Mahatma Gandhi Road crossing. Various centres of intellectual activity are situated in this place. College Street also houses a number of renowned academic institutions like Calcutta... Read More »
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Science City, Kolkata
  • Type: Entertainment Centre
  • Entry: Paid
Science City, Kolkata
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 73
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6.1/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 4 Reviews
One of the newest and most popular tourists’ attractions of Kolkata is Science City. There are two ways to enter this science and amusement park. One can either walk straight into it or can fly in through a rope way, which gives views of not only the park but also a... Read More »
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National Library, Kolkata
  • Type: Library
National Library, Kolkata
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 73
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6.1/ 7 1
6 Ratings & 4 Reviews
The National Library is the biggest and one of the oldest libraries of the country. Located nearby the Alipore Zoo, the building was the residence of the former Lieutenant Governor of Bengal. The library has a collection of over 2 million books and nearly half a million rare... Read More »
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Mother House, Kolkata
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Mother House, Kolkata
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 73
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6.3/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 4 Reviews
54 Bose Rd, Chowringhee is one of the most famous addresses of Kolkata and an important part of every tourist’s itinerary. This is the headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity, made famous by Mother Theresa. The three storied House, aptly called 'Mother House' is... Read More »
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Dakshineswar temple, Kolkata
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 73
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5.7/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Dakshineswar Temple was constructed under the supervision of Rani Rasmani of Janbazar. A popular story says that in her dreams she was asked by Goddess Kali to build this temple. The temple sprawls over an area of 25 acres housing the main Kali temple and adjoining prayer... Read More »
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Nicco Park, Kolkata
  • Type: Theme Park
  • Entry: Paid
Nicco Park, Kolkata
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 73
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Average Rating
6/ 7 1
5 Ratings & 4 Reviews
Nicco Park is the most visited and the oldest amusement park of Kolkata. Spread over an area of 40 acres the park is situated in the Salt Lake region of the city. Often regarded as the Disneyland of the City of Joy, the park is known for its adventure rides. The park... Read More »
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Coffee House, Kolkata
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
  • Entry: Paid
Coffee House, Kolkata
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 73
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Average Rating
6.2/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
The Indian Coffee House, popularly known as the Coffee House of Calcutta, is situated at the heart of College Street. It is considered one of the most important cultural landmarks of Kolkata. The establishment of this building dates back to 1876, with the establishment Albert... Read More »
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Howrah Station, Kolkata
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Howrah Station, Kolkata
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 73
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5.3/ 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
One of the four main intercity stations that serve Kolkata and Howrah is the Howrah Station. The other three are the Sealdah Station, Kolkata Railway Station and Shalimar Station. The Howrah Bridge connects Hooghly River’s west bank where Howrah is located, to Kolkata.... Read More »
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  • Type: Park
Princep Ghat, Kolkata
Rank 19
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6/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Princep Ghat located on the strand road is one of the oldest recreational spots of Kolkata. On the banks of the River Hooghly stands this memorial built for James Princep who was famous for deciphering inscriptions of the Ashoka era. The structure, renovated in 2001 is a... Read More »
Shahid Minar, Kolkata
  • Type: Monument
  • Entry: Paid
Shahid Minar, Kolkata
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 73
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Average Rating
3.2/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Situated close to Esplanade at Maidan of Kolkata, Shahid Minar is around 165 ft high and provides great views of the entire city from its summit. This structure was originally named Octerlony Monument after Sir David Octerlony, who constructed this structure in 1848 to... Read More »
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