For a real insiders view of Kolkata, spread your wings and explore surrounding areas like Kolkata, Chitpur, and Bantra.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find plenty of unique cultural highlights in and around Uttarpara-Kotrung. Spend a quiet afternoon discovering the exhibits at Indian Museum and Asiatic Society.
If the weather is good, do what the locals do and make the most of the nearby green spaces. If you want to rest a while in a little tranquility explore Milennium Park.
Kolkata has a number of unique sights including Shahid Minar, Nakhoda Masjid and Armenian Ghat. To learn more about the local historic attractions, be sure to check out Marble Palace.
If you like to grab a bargain, explore New Market and the Salt Lake City Centre Mall.
Those looking for sporting action can spend an afternoon cheering on the Bengal cricket team cricket team and the Kolkata Knight Riders at the iconic Eden Gardens, the city’s sporting heart and soul. Afterwards, retire with local sports obsessives to a nearby pub and relive the match highlights over a few drinks.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, think about staying at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Take your pick from the Hyatt Regency Kolkata, the Oberoi Grand, Kolkata, or the Swissotel Kolkata.