City of palaces has a lot to offer to its tourists. Temples, heritage sites, palaces, monuments, struck everyone in it. It is the blend of the beauty of innovation and technology. Historical monuments and palaces gives it the name of city of palaces. The tourism industry is growing day by day in this city. Because of its gloriousness and magnificence tourist drags to this place in a large number.Famous tourist attractions of Kolkata :-
This fort is situated on the western banks of Ganga named after the King of England William III. Its architectural design is marvelous as it is in an irregular octagonal shape. This fort is so large that its 3 sides face the river Ganga and 5 sides face the land. It also contains a swimming pool, boxing stadium and a firing range.Howrah Bridge
Famously known as the Rabindra Setu and is the only gateway to the city of Kolkata. Built on the river Hoogly and now becomes the lifeline of the city. This eight lane bridge is so busy that one can see the scenic beauty of this bridge from the ferry that would take you to the middle of the river and you can have the glimpse view of the one of the busiest bridges of the world.
It is one of the famous tourist spots of Kolkata and the most previous cricket stadium in Asia. Here most of the significant cricket matches like world cup final in 1987, world cup semi finals in 1996 and hero cup held and entertained the people so much. Other matches are also played in it.Jawahar Shishu Bhawan
Basically known by the people as the Nehru Children's Museum. It is named after Jawaharlal Nehru as he loved children very much. It is a haven for children having dolls, miniature models, scenes from Mahabharata and Ramayana, etc.Kalighat Kali temple
Many tourists come to Kolkata only to visit the famous Kali temple located at the bank of the river Hoogly. It is said to be 200 years old. Devotees from all across the globe come and offers prayer to Kali.Rabindra Sarovar
Also called Dhakuri Lake and not just a lake but an artificial Lake covers 73 acres. It is a famous picnic spot and used by the people for recreational pleasure like water sports. One can spot migratory birds over there around the lake. Many species of fishes found here. People come here to walk and exercises so that natural air sensed them.Indian Museum
Indian Museum in Kolkata famous for its Italian Architecture is one of the initial and the oldest museum of the world. It is also the largest museum of the country. Over 60 galleries of artifacts, stunning collection of archaeological, geographical, botanical and textile objects are present there. Others are the Egyptian mummy, fossils of a prehistoric animal like a dinosaur, a Buddhist stupa, rare antiques, a collection of meteorites and many more things.St. Paul's Cathedral
This is the oldest and largest cathedral of India is having Indo-Gothic prototype and a glorious architecture. It is 201 ft in height and 247 ft long and measures 81 feet in width. It has intricate artwork on the walls, paintings look very marvelous. The aura of the church tranquil anybody's soul and mind.Botanical Garden
This garden has plenty of flowering and non-flowering plants. It is famous worldwide for its flora. It is famous for a giant structure of banyan tree (the 2nd canopy of the world) which is 250 years old. This is the right place for people searching a habitat for all kinds of plants, or a nature lover or interested in botany So much. It has an in-house grand library. One can enjoy the view of sunrise and sunset from this beautiful garden.
A largest Museum in Asia famous for its magnificent architecture, science center and beautiful surroundings. It is a most significant center as there is astronomical presentation of Zodiac, galaxies, space probes, solar system, etc. are very well established, also they conduct the lectures in different languages to teach the tourists about the astronomy.Victoria Memorial
It is a world renowned art museum and one of the majestic tourist spot in India. Its foundation was laid by Sir William Emerson. In this museum one can recollect the memories of Indian history, also one get a chance to explore the history by going through the photographs and sculptures placed there. Many of the places of Museum houses a mind bending artistic creatures that show the period of motherhood.
So come and enjoy the city tour of Kolkata with Erco travels. The memories of Kolkata never fade away after going to that city.