Best Places to Visit in Kolkata, Visit Kolkata by Alfa Travel Blog

Best Places to Visit in Kolkata, Visit Kolkata by Alfa Travel Blog

o  Kolkata
o  How to Reach
o  Places to Go
o  Where to Stay
o  What and Where to Eat
o  Best Time to Visit
It is the city of joy, this is the city that does not lack behind in any field whether it be sports or education, they need their mark to loud and clear.
Kolkata has been called the "City of Furious, Creative Energy" along with that it is also known as the "cultural [or literary] capital of India".
The beautiful time during the Durga Puja festival, to the vibrant market in the city everything would capture the attention.
This is the 3rd most populous metropolitan city with a current population of 45 lakh according to the 2011 census.
Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. It was India's capital under the British Raj from 1773–1911 and founded as an East India Company's trading post. Today it’s known for its grand and marvelous colonial architecture, fabulous art galleries and cultural festivals.
This city has its own historical importance.
“Jana Gana Mana ” is the national anthem of our country, composed by Nobelist Rabindranath Tagore. It was first sung in Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress on 27 December 1911.
The first newspaper in India, the Bengal Gazette started publishing from the town in 1780.
Earlier before partition by Britishers, it was larger in size than it is today. Many more states were merged into it like Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, etc. It was British India's largest province, encompassed Bengal, Bihar, parts of Chhattisgarh, Orissa, and Assam, With a population of 78.5 million.
The first Partition of Bengal (Bengali: বঙ্গভঙ্গ) was implemented under British Raj in 1905. The partition triggered radical nationalism. The partition separated the  Muslim eastern areas from the Hindu western areas on 16 October 1905 after being announced on 19 July 1905 by the Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon.

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How to Reach :
Airways:-Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is situated at Dumdum, which is about 17 kilometers far away from the guts of the town. This airport has excellent connectivity across major cities in India and abroad. From the airport, you'll take a taxi or a bus to your final destination.
Railways:-Kolkata has an efficient network of railways and is well linked to cities across the country. Superfast trains such as Rajdhani Express and Shatabdi Express connects to major and nearby cities. There are two major railway stations in the city – one is located in Howrah (Howrah junction) and the other at Sealdah (Sealdah railway station).
Roadways:-Kolkata is connected with most of the Indian cities by road. The National Highway number 2 and 6 connect the town with other cities and states in India. Kolkata features a broad network of state and personal buses. Calcutta Tramways Company (CTC) and West Bengal Surface Transport Corporation (WBSTC), The Calcutta State Transport Corporation (CSTC),  run regulars bus service in the city. The Esplanade Terminus within the heart of the town is the main bus terminus.
Places to Go:
 Howrah Bridge:- Situated on the river Hooghly this bridge is considered to be one of the national landmarks in the country. It is also called as Rabindra Setu named after the most famous Bengali literary Rabindranath Tagore.It is one of the topmost places to visit in Kolkata.
 Victoria Memorial:- Located on the plates of the bank river Hooghly the construction of the place was finished in 1921. This museum is dedicated to the Queen Victoria Building in the Mughal and British style of architecture.
 Eden Gardens:- It is a massive ground where many national and international matches take place. Being the home ground of Kolkata Knight Riders and IPL teams, it the 3rd largest cricket ground in the world.
 Park Street:- Also known as a food street, it is famous for its local cuisine and street style stall food. The area also has many pubs and restaurants, caterings to every individual choice. This street also is known to be the street that never sleeps and one of the major attractions in Kolkata, which one can not miss whether it be a tourist or as a local.
 Dakshineswar Kali Temple:- Built-in 1847 to the north of the city the temple in an association with Shri Ramakrishnan Mission. This monastery is a heaven where one finds peace of mind and soul.
 Birla Mandir:- It is a huge temple complex spread across the area of 130 acres. The temple has been built by a famous industrialist Birla family. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radha and is built through white marble which resembles slightly Lingaraj Temple of Bhubaneshwar.
 Indian Museum:- Considered to be the oldest museum in India and in the world, the museum showcases a plethora of artifacts and medieval paintings. It has 6 sections which are further divided into 35 other galleries.
 Jorasanko Thakur Bari:- Being called the house of the Thakur, it is the ancestral residence of the Tagore family. The place now displays the articles and ancient things that depict the life of the Tagore's.
 Marble Palace:- It is a huge palace built in the new classical style of architecture. This palace also has a museum and a zoo located to its nearby.
 St. Paul's Cathedral:- It is the largest Cathedral in the city and is built-in 1874. It is beautiful adorned stain glass windows
 Rabindra Sarovar:- This place has an artificial lake which was earlier called as Dharuria Lake. This place acts as a home to thousands of migratory birds during winters.
 Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary:- Located in the foothills of the eastern Himalayas this place has one of the rarest animals on the Earth is one-horned Indian Rhino. Other animals include royal Bengal tiger, sambar, wild bore and more.
 Science City:- It is one of the finest and largest science museums in the world. There are special sections that are just dedicated to aquatic life.
 New Market:- One of the famous places to visit in Kolkata in terms of shopping. It is the fashion hub in the city and as many kinds of trends of clothing.
 Eco-Tourism Park:- This park is spread in an area of 480 acres of land. This place is perfect for a simple leisure walk. It is used by many families as a picnic spot.
Where to Stay :
 Zone By The Park
 The peerless inn
 Monotel Luxury Bussiness Hotel
 The Park Kolkata
 ibis Kolkata Rajarhat
 Hotel Auris
 OYO Townhouse 263
 Capital O 10212
What and Where to Eat :
It is also known for its local cuisine and delicacies. With lush vegetables, flavorful seafood, hearty meat dishes and plenty of wholesome desserts, traditional Bengali cuisine is uniquely rich with something to offer everyone. some of local delicacies which one must try here are Macher jhol (traditional, spicy curry, which besides fish also includes potatoes and tomatoes), Mishti Doi (Bengali dessert consisting of fermented sweet yogurt is one of the area’s most famous culinary exports ), Kosha Mangsho (spicy curry is prepared with mutton, a range of vegetables and a variety of spices), Alur torkari (potatoes cooked in a thick tomato gravy), Lucchi (deep-fried flatbread made from maida flour), Cholar dal, Shukto, Sandesh, Chomchom, Rasgullas.
Best places to eat:-
 Oh! Calcutta
 Mocambo Restaurant and Bar
 Peter Cat
 6 Ballygunge Place
 Kewpie's Kitchen
 Arsalan Restaurant
 Dekkers Lane
 Nahoum and Sons
Best Time to Visit :
The autumn and winter months between October and February are the best time to visit Kolkata, as the weather is perfect and festivities are aplenty. Summers are the least desirable options for a traveler, and monsoons, although lovely, isn't precisely the best season worth a visit.
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यह खुशी का शहर हैयह शहर है जो किसी भी क्षेत्र में पीछे नहीं है चाहे वह खेल हो या शिक्षाउन्हें ज़ोर से और स्पष्ट करने के लिए अपने निशान की आवश्यकता होती है।
कोलकाता को "उग्ररचनात्मक ऊर्जा का शहरकहा जाता हैइसके साथ ही इसे "भारत की सांस्कृतिक [या साहित्यिकराजधानीके रूप में भी जाना जाता है।
शहर में जीवंत बाजार में दुर्गा पूजा उत्सव के दौरान सुंदर समय सब कुछ ध्यान आकर्षित करेगा।
यह 2011 की जनगणना के अनुसार 45 लाख की वर्तमान आबादी वाला तीसरा सबसे अधिक आबादी वाला महानगरीय शहर है।
कोलकाता (पूर्व में कलकत्ताभारतीय राज्य पश्चिम बंगाल की राजधानी है। यह 1773-1911 तक ब्रिटिश राज के तहत भारत की राजधानी थी और ईस्ट इंडिया कंपनी के व्यापारिक पद के रूप में स्थापित हुई। आज यह अपनी भव्य और अद्भुत औपनिवेशिक वास्तुकलाशानदार कला दीर्घाओं और सांस्कृतिक उत्सवों के लिए जाना जाता है।
इस शहर का अपना ऐतिहासिक महत्व है।
"जन गण मनहमारे देश का राष्ट्रगान हैजिसकी रचना नोबेलिस्ट रवींद्रनाथ टैगोर ने की थी। यह पहली बार 27 दिसंबर 1911 को भारतीय राष्ट्रीय कांग्रेस के कलकत्ता सत्र में गाया गया था।
भारत में पहला अखबारबंगाल गजट ने 1780 में शहर से प्रकाशित करना शुरू किया था।
अंग्रेजों द्वारा विभाजन से पहलेयह आज की तुलना में आकार में बड़ा था। कई और राज्यों को इसमें मिला दिया गया जैसे बिहारझारखंडउड़ीसाआदि। यह ब्रिटिश भारत का सबसे बड़ा प्रांत थाजिसमें बंगालबिहारछत्तीसगढ़उड़ीसा और असम के कुछ हिस्सों को शामिल किया गया थाजिनकी जनसंख्या 78.5 मिलियन थी।
बंगाल का पहला विभाजन (बंगाली: Part্গ্ Part) 1905 में ब्रिटिश राज के तहत लागू किया गया था। विभाजन ने कट्टरपंथी धर्मवाद को जन्म दिया। भारत के वाइसराय लॉर्ड कर्जन द्वारा 19 जुलाई 1905 को घोषित किए जाने के बाद 16 अक्टूबर 1905 को विभाजन ने मुस्लिम पश्चिमी क्षेत्रों को हिंदू पश्चिमी क्षेत्रों से अलग कर दिया।

यात्रा करना यह जानना है कि हर कोई दूसरे देशों के बारे में गलत है।
                          -ऐलड हक्सले
कैसे पहुंचा जाये:

एयरवेज: -नेताजी सुभाष चंद्र बोस अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डादमदम में स्थित हैजो शहर के हिम्मत से लगभग 17 किलोमीटर दूर है। इस हवाई अड्डे की भारत और विदेश के प्रमुख शहरों में उत्कृष्ट कनेक्टिविटी है। हवाई अड्डे सेआप अपने अंतिम गंतव्य के लिए एक टैक्सी या बस लेंगे।
रेलवे: -कोलकाता में रेलवे का कुशल नेटवर्क है और यह देश भर के शहरों से अच्छी तरह से जुड़ा हुआ है। राजधानी एक्सप्रेस और शताब्दी एक्सप्रेस जैसी सुपरफास्ट ट्रेनें प्रमुख और आस-पास के शहरों से जुड़ती हैं। शहर में दो प्रमुख रेलवे स्टेशन हैं - एक हावड़ा (हावड़ा जंक्शनमें और दूसरा सियालदह (सियालदह रेलवे स्टेशनमें स्थित है।
रोडवेज: -कोलकाता सड़क मार्ग से अधिकांश भारतीय शहरों से जुड़ा हुआ है। राष्ट्रीय राजमार्ग संख्या 2 और 6 भारत के अन्य शहरों और राज्यों के साथ शहर को जोड़ता है। कोलकाता में राज्य और व्यक्तिगत बसों का एक व्यापक नेटवर्क है। कलकत्ता ट्रामवेज कंपनी (CTC) और पश्चिम बंगाल भूतल परिवहन निगम (WBSTC), कलकत्ता राज्य परिवहन निगम (CSTC), शहर में नियमित बस सेवा चलाते हैं। कस्बे के बीचों-बीच स्थित एस्प्लेनेड टर्मिनस मुख्य बस टर्मिनस है।

जाने का स्थान
 हावड़ा ब्रिज: - हुगली नदी पर स्थित यह पुल देश के राष्ट्रीय स्थलों में से एक माना जाता है। इसे रबींद्र सेतु के नाम से भी जाना जाता हैजो सबसे प्रसिद्ध बंगाली साहित्यकार रवींद्रनाथ टैगोर के नाम पर है। यह कोलकाता में घूमने के लिए सबसे शीर्ष स्थानों में से एक है।
 विक्टोरिया मेमोरियल: - बैंक नदी हुगली की प्लेटों पर स्थित इस स्थान का निर्माण 1921 में समाप्त हो गया था। यह संग्रहालय मुग़ल में महारानी विक्टोरिया बिल्डिंग और ब्रिटिश शैली की वास्तुकला के लिए समर्पित है।
 ईडन गार्डन: - यह एक विशाल मैदान है जहाँ कई राष्ट्रीय और अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मैच होते हैं। कोलकाता नाइट राइडर्स और आईपीएल टीमों का घरेलू मैदान होने के नातेयह दुनिया का तीसरा सबसे बड़ा क्रिकेट मैदान है।
 पार्क स्ट्रीट: - इसे फूड स्ट्रीट के रूप में भी जाना जाता हैयह अपने स्थानीय व्यंजनों और स्ट्रीट स्टाइल स्टाल भोजन के लिए प्रसिद्ध है। क्षेत्र में कई पब और रेस्तरां हैंहर व्यक्तिगत पसंद के लिए कैटरिंग। यह गली उस सड़क के रूप में भी जानी जाती है जो कभी सोती नहीं है और कोलकाता के प्रमुख आकर्षणों में से एक हैजिसे कोई भी याद नहीं कर सकता है चाहे वह पर्यटक हो या स्थानीय।
In दक्षिणेश्वर काली मंदिर: -  the the में श्री रामकृष्णन मिशन के सहयोग से शहर के उत्तर में मंदिर। यह मठ एक स्वर्ग है जहाँ व्यक्ति को मन और आत्मा की शांति मिलती है।
Mand बिड़ला मंदिर: - यह 130 एकड़ के क्षेत्र में फैला एक विशाल मंदिर परिसर है। मंदिर का निर्माण एक प्रसिद्ध उद्योगपति बिड़ला परिवार द्वारा किया गया है। मंदिर भगवान कृष्ण और राधा को समर्पित है और सफेद संगमरमर के माध्यम से बनाया गया है जो भुवनेश्वर के थोड़ा लिंगराज मंदिर से मिलता जुलता है।
 भारतीय संग्रहालय: - भारत और दुनिया का सबसे पुराना संग्रहालय माना जाता हैइस संग्रहालय में कलाकृतियों और मध्ययुगीन चित्रों की अधिकता है। इसके 6 खंड हैं जिन्हें आगे 35 अन्य दीर्घाओं में विभाजित किया गया है।
जोरासांको ठाकुर बारी: - ठाकुर का घर कहा जाता हैयह टैगोर परिवार का पैतृक निवास है। यह स्थान अब उन लेखों और प्राचीन चीजों को प्रदर्शित करता है जो टैगोर के जीवन को दर्शाते हैं।
मार्बल पैलेस: - यह वास्तुकला की नई शास्त्रीय शैली में बना एक विशाल महल है। इस महल में एक संग्रहालय और इसके पास स्थित एक चिड़ियाघर भी है।
 सेंट पॉल कैथेड्रल: - यह शहर का सबसे बड़ा कैथेड्रल है और .. में बनाया गया है। यह सुंदर सजीला दाग कांच की खिड़कियां है
Rov रवीन्द्र सरोवर: - इस स्थान पर एक कृत्रिम झील है जिसे पहले धारुरिया झील कहा जाता था। यह स्थान सर्दियों के दौरान हजारों प्रवासी पक्षियों के घर के रूप में कार्य करता है।
जलदापारा वन्यजीव अभयारण्य: - पूर्वी हिमालय की तलहटी में स्थित इस स्थान पर सबसे दुर्लभ जानवरों में से एक हैजो एक सींग वाला भारतीय राइनो है। अन्य जानवरों में शाही बंगाल बाघसांभरजंगली बोर और बहुत कुछ शामिल हैं।
 साइंस सिटी: - यह दुनिया के बेहतरीन और सबसे बड़े विज्ञान संग्रहालयों में से एक है। ऐसे विशेष खंड हैं जो सिर्फ जलीय जीवन के लिए समर्पित हैं।
 न्यू मार्केट: - खरीदारी के मामले में कोलकाता में घूमने के लिए प्रसिद्ध स्थानों में से एक है। यह शहर में फैशन हब और कपड़ों के कई प्रकार के रुझान हैं।
Park इको-टूरिज्म पार्क: - यह पार्क 480 एकड़ क्षेत्र में फैला हुआ है। यह जगह एक साधारण अवकाश के लिए एकदम सही है। इसका उपयोग कई परिवारों द्वारा पिकनिक स्पॉट के रूप में किया जाता है।

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यह अपने स्थानीय व्यंजनों और व्यंजनों के लिए भी जाना जाता है। रसीली सब्जियांस्वादिष्ट समुद्री भोजनहार्दिक मांस व्यंजन और भरपूर स्वादिष्ट मिठाइयों के साथपारंपरिक बंगाली व्यंजन हर किसी को पेश करने के लिए विशिष्ट रूप से समृद्ध है। स्थानीय व्यंजनों में से कुछ जो यहाँ आज़माने चाहिए वे हैं माचेर झोल (पारंपरिकमसालेदार करीजिसमें मछली के अलावा आलू और टमाटर भी शामिल हैं), मिष्टी दोई (बंगाली मिठाई जिसमें किण्वित मीठे दही शामिल हैंक्षेत्र के सबसे प्रसिद्ध पाक निर्यातों में से एक है), कोशा मैंगो (मसालेदार करी को मटनसब्जियों की एक किस्म और मसालों की एक किस्म), आलूर तोरकरी (एक मोटी टमाटर की ग्रेवी में पकाया जाने वाला आलू), लुच्ची (मैदे के आटे से बना डीप फ्राई फ्लैटब्रेड), चोलर दालशुक्टोसैंडेश के साथ तैयार किया जाता है। , चोमचोमरसगुल्ला।
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अक्टूबर और फरवरी के बीच शरद ऋतु और सर्दियों के महीने कोलकाता की यात्रा के लिए सबसे अच्छा समय होता हैक्योंकि मौसम एकदम सही होता है और उत्सव बहुत अच्छे होते हैं। ग्रीष्मकाल एक यात्री के लिए सबसे कम वांछनीय विकल्प हैंऔर मानसूनहालांकि प्यारा हैयात्रा के लायक सबसे अच्छा मौसम नहीं है।

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