To feel the real pulse of Kolkata, spread your wings and discover nearby areas such as Kolkata, Chitpur, and Bantra.
When it’s time escape the city, visit the nearby green spaces. If you're in need of a little tranquility don’t miss Milennium Park.
Visitors looking for interesting places to visit in and around the Rishra area will not want to miss out on Nakhoda Masjid, Armenian Ghat and Chandpal Ghat. For those who enjoy history, the area’s bygone days can still be experienced at Marble Palace.
To shop for local fashion and buy some souvenirs, visit the Salt Lake City Centre Mall.
Rishra is a place steeped in sporting history. Spend a few hours in the stands of nearby Eden Gardens, home to the Bengal cricket team cricket team and the Kolkata Knight Riders. After the game, follow the stream of local sports obsessives to a nearby pub to either celebrate, or commiserate, depending on the score.
To really get to know Rishra, think about booking a room at one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Swissotel Kolkata, the Floatel Hotel and the Hotel Heritage are among the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.