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Things to do in Kolkata

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“Victoria Memorial is a large marble building in Kolkata, which was built between 1906 and 1921. It is dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria and is now a museum.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Museum
“Certainly one of the greatest collections of natural and historical exhibits, the Indian Museum is an absorbing visit for a city visitor.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Heart of the City. Good nightlife with bars, restaurants and discotheques. Day time a busy office area. Traffic direction - one way, reverses at 1 pm. Nearest Metro - "Park Street ". Buses from Ballygunge Station - "S9A", "S10A". Minibus "Ekdalia Minibus ".”
  • 12 locals recommend
Park
“A beautiful nature spot- attracts both city dwellers and tourists for its serenity”
  • 17 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 3
“Very old market of Calcutta. You will be amaze when you visit the New Market. Dont forget to visit Nahoums Cake shop inside the old new market and it is so big you will need an entire day and still you will not finish. Food, shopping, talking to people, you will see a lot of foreigners. Please give in your best bargains for the items on streets and also in shops. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Church
“Known for its Gothic style of architecture, St. Paul’s Cathedral is the largest cathedral in Kolkata. Resembling closely to Norwich Cathedral, St Paul’s Cathedral is one of the best places to visit for people seeking architecture / or a religious tour.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Iconic heritage restaurant of Kolkata for a yummy breakfast or to satisfy your sweet tooth”
  • 13 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Best shopping and entertainment, movie complex, top international restaurants, food court with fast food of the best national and international brands. coffee shops, icecream parlours etc”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“They are famous for their Chelo kabab which is a non spicy Preparation of Mutton,Eggs and Rice and is a favourite of Tourists.They also make good sizzlers and other Continental Food.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Marble Palace is a palatial nineteenth-century mansion in North Kolkata. It is one of the best-preserved and most elegant houses of nineteenth-century Calcutta. The mansion is famous for its marble walls, floors, and sculptures”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“It's an amazing place to party especially when you are here for the weekend.”
  • 3 locals recommend
History Museum
“Gorgeous piece of British Architecture, walking distance from our property. They also have a lovely museum inside.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Full of retail outlets, entertainment, multiplex theatres, and dining options. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Yet another iconic place for some amazing Chinese food.The simple formula of large servings and great value. You just can't go wrong. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Everything is here. It is one of the largest malls in Kolkata. It has everything if you are looking for something particular. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
History Museum
“ The Victoria Memorial, a huge monument made of white marble located in the heart of the City of Joy, India is one of the most famous monuments in West Bengal that has become a museum and popular tourist spot of the state. ”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“They are famous for their Chelo kabab which is a non spicy Preparation of Mutton,Eggs and Rice and is a favourite of Tourists.They also make good sizzlers and other Continental Food.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“It's an amazing place to party especially when you are here for the weekend.”
  • 3 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“Yet another iconic place for some amazing Chinese food.The simple formula of large servings and great value. You just can't go wrong. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“one of the very few good thin crust pizza places in town. Anchovies and mushies are my fav :) ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Amazing Cocktails. Love the 'Old- fashion' cocktail(this is for whiskey lovers). It has a gorgeous view of Kolkata, especially the Victoria Memorial. It has a nice crowd and it's always lively. Totally go there to experience Kolkata nightlife before you hit a club. They also have Karaoke on Tuesdays.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Best Nighclub in Kolkata city. Situated at the Ground floor of the Park Hotel at Park Street. This is the best you should visit if you are fond of Night Clubs. But its costly. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Mocambo is a casual dining restaurant that was established with a desire to serve people specifically with continental. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“It's a pretty little cafe, with a great selection of teas. The lemon iced tea is a favourite, especially on hot, humid evenings over long, languorous conversations.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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