Sankrail is a popular place to head to while you are in Kolkata as some of the city’s star attractions are nearby. Two of the most interesting places to see are the marvelous Botanical Gardens and the fantastic Alipore Zoo. Also worth checking out are National Library and Kalighat.
To gain a deeper understanding of Kolkata, head to one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Stroll around the exhibits and enjoy the atmosphere of the Academy of Fine Arts, Indian Museum and Asiatic Society.
When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Kolkata, head to the nearby outdoor areas. There are no shortage of urban parks, so take a picnic blanket to Milennium Park.
Attractions like the St. Paul's Cathedral, Maidan and Victoria Memorial are great places to check out while you’re in Sankrail. For history lovers, the area’s past has been beautifully preserved at Marble Palace.
For some retail therapy, explore New Market and the Forum Shopping Mall.
Nearby Mohun Bagan Ground is a great place to spend an afternoon enjoying soccer, and to see local heroes, the Mohun Bagan A.C., in action. On game days the stadium is filled with maroon and green, as crowds gather to get behind their home-grown heroes.
Finding somewhere handy to base yourself close to the Sankrail area is a breeze. Make reservations for the Oberoi Grand, Kolkata, the Peerless Inn - Kolkata, or the Taj Bengal.