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Kanika Nevatia Nov 04 2014

10 best experiences in Kolkata.

Reema Bhalla Nov 04 2014
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Planning a trip to the "City of Joy"? Check out these 10 best experiences in Kolkata and plan out an exciting visit to this beautiful city.

Victoria Memorial Hall

The Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata is one of the most iconic buildings in the city.

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Howrah Bridge

Howrah Bridge near Kolkata’s flower market is one of the busiest pedestrian bridges in the world and is quite a sight!

Photo by Biswarup Ganguly

Kalighat Kali Temple

Being one of the Shakti Peeths, Kalighat Kali Temple is the most sacred temple in Kolkata.

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Kolkata street food is famous and rightly so. 'Puchka' is nothing but an explosion of deliciousness in your mouth. A hollow crisp filled with spicy mashed potatoes and dunked in sour tamarind water, the 'phuchka' of Kolkata tastes very different from the golgappas of Delhi or the pani puris of Mumbai.

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Park Street

If you want to experience the nightlife of Kolkata, head here! Park Street has some of the best restaurants and clubs in the city. There are many good hotels around Park Street as well!

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The only Chinatown in India, visit this place for delicious Chinese food. This place has quite a few hidden gems which makes it worth exploring!

Science City

If you want to explore Kolkata beyond history and culture, visit the Science City. With endless activities and exhibits, it is a place not just for kids, but people of all ages.

Photo by Biswarup Ganguly

Coffee House of Kolkata

Indian Coffee House is all about history and charm. Do try their mutton kabiraji, chicken cutlet and chicken sandwiches.

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Kolkata has its own style of biryani which is very different from what we get in other parts of India. Whether you pick Arsalan or Shiraz, the biryani would not disappoint!

Photo by Umesh Tongbra

Kathi Rolls

Kolkata kathi rolls are famous throughout the country and is one of the best street foods we get in India. A perfectly crisp egg roll filled with a choice of filling and topped with a tangy sauce, you will not get the original taste anywhere else. Fore more food options, check out restaurants in Kolkata.

Photo by Kolkata Kathi Rolls

Make the best use of your time with a well-planned visit with these best experiences in Kolkata.

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