What is the city of joy??|Top 10 places in Kolkata

 The 10 places in Kolkata that you must be visited

The city of joy Kolkata
Why was Kolkata given the nickname "City of Joy"?

Actually, I live in this town too. I've been to each of these places myself. There is no comparison between these places. If you ever have time and if you ever come to visit Kolkata, you will definitely come here.

1.Victoria Memorial

Another relic of the British Raj in India, the Victoria Memorial is situated in the core of Kolkata, in West Bengal. This white marbled extravagant structure was inherent memory of Queen Victoria to commend her 25 years of rule over India and is right around an imitation of the Victoria Memorial in London. Victoria Memorial is a notorious structure that is inseparable from the city of satisfaction!

The dedication is encircled by a lavish green and all around looked after nursery, which spreads more than 64 sections of land and has various sculptures and figures in it. A sixteen-foot tall bronze sculpture of triumph, mounted on metal rollers at the head of the commemoration, serves to uplift the general intrigue and glory of the whole unpredictable. Victoria Memorial is amazing and magnificent, particularly around evening time when it is lit up. The Sound and Light shows that happen at night are an additional enjoyment and an unquestionable requirement watch. With everything taken into account, the spot is an absolute necessity visit for individuals to wish to remember the embodiment of the Victorian time in the cutting edge world.

2.Howrah Bridge

A famous milestone of Kolkata, Howrah Bridge is gigantic steel connect developed over the Hooghly River. It is viewed as among the longest cantilever spans on the planet. Otherwise called Rabindra Setu, it interfaces Howrah and Kolkata. It conveys everyday traffic of more than 100,000 vehicles and incalculable walkers and is as memorable as it is fabulous. The extravagance of the scaffold, be that as it may, wakes up in the evening time as it is totally lit up. You can likewise take a ship ride as it runs among Kolkata and Howrah, from the dispatch ghat. The perspective on the city from the ship, particularly in the night, is inestimable, without a doubt.


Howrah Bridge was the third-longest cantilever connect at the hour of its development, however now it is the 6th longest one of its sorts. It was renamed as Rabindra Setu on June 14, 1965, after the name of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore. It spreads around 1500 ft over the Hooghly River and is 71 ft wide. There is a sum of 8 paths of strand street, bikes, and walkers. What makes this extension extraordinary is the way that it was worked without a solitary nut or fastener and is held together by bolts.

3.Science City Kolkata

One of its sort in India, the Science City was initiated on first July 1997. It is a significant fascination for the inhabitants of Kolkata just as for the individuals visiting Kolkata. It is one of the best and the biggest science historical centers on the planet and gives a great method of learning science. Under the National Council of Science Museums, the Science City in Kolkata is the biggest science place in the whole Indian Subcontinent. It is a legislative association under the Ministry of Culture and the principle adage of the Science City was the advocacy of science. It is situated at the intersection of the EM Bypass and the JBS Halder Avenue in Kolkata. The science city is an ideal mix of training with fun. There is an extraordinary segment committed to the oceanic world wherein you can become familiar with consistent insight regarding the different fishes and creepy crawlies in the sea-going world. The absolute most outlandish fishes can be found in these aquariums. All things considered, science city is going to offer you an extraordinary involvement in your loved ones and absolutely make your vacation justified, despite all the trouble.

4. Eco-Tourism Park

Eco-Tourism Park in Kolkata is a broad urban park intended to advance eco-the travel industry in the city. It is the greatest urban park in India and involves more than 475 sections of land. The magnificence of the area expands ten folds on account of a water body that encompasses the recreation center and structures an island in the center. It is regularly visited by picnickers or the individuals who need a brisk getaway from commonplace lives. The delightful and all around kept up scene is an ideal retreat for nature sweethearts. All the offices gave inside the recreation center are intended to diminish the unfriendly consequences for nature through non-contamination and protection of the common scene.

5.Nicco Park

Nicco Park is an event congregation every now and again visited for amusement and recreational purposes. It is likewise called the "Disney Land of West Bengal" and draws in guests in enormous numbers consistently. The recreation center capacities proficiently on sun oriented vitality that causes no contamination. Each part of the rides here is fittingly clarified toward the start for the guests to learn. Along these lines, one will discover outlines and sheets showed at the passageway of each ride representing the standards used to guarantee a protected and fun ride. The recreation center has various entertainment rides and shows which are recreational as well as instructive moreover. It is, in this way, the most loved among parents and youths who regularly lean toward the fascination as a cookout spot.

6.Eden Gardens

Home of cricket in Kolkata, The Eden Gardens is a beautiful, well-maintained cricket stadium located in Kolkata's B. B. D. Bagh area, near State Secretariat and Calcutta High Court. It was established in the year 1864 and was laid by Governor-General Auckland, who named the gardens and the cricket ground after his sisters Emily and Fanny Eden. Stretched over 50 acres, this cricket stadium has the capacity to seat about 66,349 people and is the second-largest stadium in the world. When it is not hosting some of the most nail-biting sporting events, Eden Gardens also doubles up as a quaint destination for nature lovers.

7.Belur Math

The sanctuary is known for its particular engineering, which wires Hindu, Christian, and Islamic themes as an image of solidarity everything being equal. Established by Swami Vivekananda, the main follower of Ramakrishna Paramahansa, the sanctuary is at the core of the Ramakrishna Movement. The sanctuary complex additionally houses an exhibition hall and a few other subsidiary instructive foundations. The night Aarti happens at 5:30 PM, at which a night ringer is rung to demonstrate that guests are not permitted to stand around on the Math grounds and are likewise not permitted to visit any sanctuary other than Sri Ramakrishna sanctuary. The Aarti melodies sung are psalms of commendation to Sri Ramakrishna and Sri Sarada Devi. The Aarti here is not quite the same as those at different spots of love since one is required just to sit and ruminate. There is no strict contribution made. Blossoms and desserts are not advertised.

8.Jorasanko Thakur Bari

The Bengali name for the House of the Thakurs, the Jorasanko Thakur Bari is the genealogical home of the Tagore family that is situated in Jorasanko, in the north of Kolkata in West Bengal in India. This is an agreeable and energizing spot to visit, particularly for admirers of history and Bengali writing. The 700 artworks that are shown in this genealogical home particularly catch the consideration of the guests. What captivates them, much more, is oneself made welcome out of Rabindranath Tagore's wedding. The exhibition hall likewise houses three unique displays, original copies, books , and other classical things.

9.Kalighat Temple

Kalighat Temple is situated in Kolkata, West Bengal. One of the 51 Shakti Steals of India, it is one of the most visited Kali sanctuaries in India. The spot is the place the toes of Sati's correct foot fell during Shiva's Tandava move. It is said that Kalighat was the place Chowranga Giri, a Dasani priest adored Ma Kali with extraordinary starkness and has hence been known as a strict community for Ma Kali's love for a considerable length of time. This 200-year-old sanctuary encapsulates the rule that solitary awesome information can subsume sodomized self-image, similar to an Asura. This greatness will prompt moksha, as Ma Kali directs all through their dedicated love of her.

10.Alipore Zoo

The Alipore Zoo otherwise called the Calcutta Zoo or the Zoological Garden of Alipore is the most seasoned zoological park to have been set up in India and is a significant vacation spot in Kolkata, West Bengal. The Alipore Zoo draws in sightseers from all over the country who visit the zoo to investigate the natural life that flourishes here.


The Alipore Zoo is maybe the most known for being the home of the lapsed Aldabra goliath turtle 'Adwaita', a turtle who had lived for more than 250 years before he passed on in the year 2006. The spot is an absolute necessity visit for nature aficionados, or for families with kids, to investigate the bountiful and copious untamed life of the nation at its best. Spread over a region of 46.5 sections of land, the zoo has been working since 1876, when it was first opened to the overall population.

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