Tourist Attractions of Kolkata


Bengal is a place where a number of tourist spots and religious places are present. These places are center of attraction for the people of Bengal as well as people from all over India come to these places to get mental peace and for fun. In this article I will discuss everything in detail about the tourist places of Kolkata.

Kolkata was earlier known as Calcutta. It is the second city of India after India and the capital of West Bengal. During the british rule it was the capital of India too but due to several reasons the capital of India later became Delhi.

There are a number of renowned tourist attractions in Kolkatta and thus it is visited by a number of people from all over India. There are a lot of beautiful places in Kolkata and also a hub for historical and religious places.
You will also find a number of famous institutions here depicting the progress it has made. Moreover a number of Industries are also present here. The climate of the place is also very favorable and the people also welcome the tourists with love and affection.

Tourist Attractions of Kolkata


There are a number of tourist attractions present in Kolkata.
One of these is Birla Planetarium . It holds the prestige of being one of the oldest planetarium in India. Many of the instruments of this place are imported from East Germany. This planetarium also holds the record of being Largest planetarium of South East Asia and the Second largest Planetarium of the world. This place ios really worth visiting if you are coming to Kolkatta.

Another attraction in the city of Kolkata is the Birla Industrial and Technological Museum. It is present in the Gurusaday Road. You can watch a number of events of different kinds here every time you visit the place. This place will also increase your knowledge.

Another very popular place is Eden Gardens located in the North part of the Maidans. It is a very old cricket Stadium . It is one of the oldest and largest cricket stadiums in India an also has very huge sitting capacity.

Next tourist attraction is Esplanade also known as the heart of Kolkata. A number of important buildings are present here. This place is also of historical importance as many buildings of the British time are also present here. You can also enjoy horse riding at this place. This place also has the stunning Dalhousie Square.

Another museum that is very popular at this place is the Indian Museum. It was established in the year 1814. There are a number of unique things present here in the museum to amaze you. These include Urn of Buddha and the Ashokan Pillar. Another useful place is the National Library of India Alipore which holds the record of being one of oldest libraries of India. It has a number of books and you are certain to find the book of your choice from the huge collection.
Another favorite destination of people is the Nicco Park which is also known as the disney land for Kolkata. You can take the fun of various types of rides. This park is really big and a variety of sources of fun are available here. The place is especially crowded during weekends or during the holidays. Another amazing place to visit is the science city. People come here to get practical knowledge of things and to increase knowledge.

Hotels in Kolkata


A number of hotels are also available in Kolkata where you can stay when you come to visit these tourist attractions.

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

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

Raj Hotel & Restaurant
115
Kolkata, India - 700019
Phone: 09903609285

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


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