Destinations

Around Kolkata in 24 hours

August 8, 2017 / Kolkata

Kolkata is a city with a lot to offer. But don’t lose heart just because your stay here is short. With careful planning, you can make the most of your time and still manage to get quite a bit of sightseeing done. Just decide what you’d like to do, hop into an Uber and head out!

Where to stay

Kenilworth Hotel, Theatre Road
Accessibility *****
The Oberoi Grand, New Market
Accessibility *****
The Park, Park Street
Accessibility *****
The Big Boss, Shakespeare Sarani
Accessibility *****
Lalit Great Eastern, Dalhousie
Accessibility ****

 


What to explore

Victoria Memorial

The domed white structure, famous for its art works, overlooks the Maidan. Think US Capitol meets Taj Mahal. If you get there early, walk around the compound and try the juices sold at the gate.

New Market

New Market is every street shoppers paradise. Sky is the limit when it comes to the variety of items you can find here.  They say – if you can find it here, you can’t find it anywhere!

Princep Ghat

 Sit by the Ganga and spend an endless evening soaking in the best of what the city has to offer – piping hot cups of tea and a perfect boat ride by the sunset. #ProTip : Negotiation is key.

Part Street

Steak at Mocambo, chai at Cha Bar or a night of live music at Someplace Else – the opportunity cost of visiting Park Street is pretty darn high.