The iconic things about Kolkata are its magnificent buildings, sweet Bengali delicacies, classical literature, artistic creativity and much more. Moving trams around the city, college street having the most artistic buildings, old shops, tea vendors and typical aroma throughout the city are captivating sights and vibes of Kolkata that stays with the travellers always and can also describe the signature Kolkata impressions. Intellectual yet one of the most vibrant cities of the country, Kolkata deserves a tour for few days to soak in its perennial essence and get rejuvenated. Just like some of the major cities of India, the City of Joy is blessed to have a lot of picturesque tourist spots to roam around and explore while on Kolkata tour.
Kolkata tour packages are customizable as per visitors’ unique requirements and interests. Hence, tour itinerary may be custom-made by gleaning
the places out of a large list of tour attractions in Kolkata. As mentioned, Kolkata is blessed with some beautiful tourist spots and the topmost
tourist spot of the place is iconic Victoria Memorial. Supremely attractive and huge white building, spread over 57 acre area with 21 lush green
gardens, Victoria Memorial now serves as a museum for visitors. It houses artefacts from the British era and has been named after Queen Victoria
of U.K. Howrah Bridge is an iconic & never-to-be-missed spot of the city. It is a bridge that links Kolkata and Howrah and helps in reducing traffic.
The striking aspect of Howrah Bridge is that there are no pillars except at the two ends on the River Hooghly and is the longest of this type. It is
always crowded but a ride on this bridge is a fun. Known as the ‘Black Fort of Calcutta’, Fort William is a huge structured white building &
headquarters of the Eastern Command. This building is a tourist hotspot now but previously it served as a temporary jail for the prisoners.
Marble Palace is another beautifully restored building of the city to spend some time watching the artistic statues. For the literature lovers,
the House of Tagore will also be a great point of interest and the house sees so many tourists almost daily.
Kolkata is a never ending place of fun. Religious festivals are great source of auspicious fun here. The festivals of
Durga Puja and Kali Puja are celebrated here with utmost lavishness. The city also has some extremely
religious spots that are visited by the people on Kolkata tour from all over the world like epic Dakshineshwar Kali Temple
dedicated to Bhavatarini Mata, Belur Math & Kalighat Temple. Kumartuli, a potters’
colony, is 300 years old where the families of potters live and make grand idols of gods & goddesses. Birla Mandir and Nakhoda
Mosque are some other religious points to visit. Rabindra Sarobar, botanical gardens, Nicco Park, Birla Planetarium and Indian
Museum are other authentic tourist attractions in Kolkata.
The ‘City of Joy’ can be explored thoroughly in a matter of two to three days on Kolkata package tour packed with sightseeing
of major representative monuments & attractions. First day sightseeing tour of Kolkata takes tourists to significant religious
spots like Dakshineshwar Kali Temple, Belur Math Temple, Kali Ghat Temple, Birla Temple and St. Paul’s Cathedral. The next day
sightseeing takes tourists to the spots rich in history like Victoria Memorial, Birla Planetarium, Howrah Bridge, Kumartuli
village and Indian Museum. In addition to historical & cultural monuments, there are many fun parks and gardens to see while on a trip to Kolkata.