Tourism in Kolkata is on boom. There is lot to see in this Bengali land and the plethora of attractions here include Nicco Park, Fort William, Edens Gardens, Birla Planetarium, Marble Palace, Writer’s Building, Marble Palace and more. Nicknamed to be the ‘City of Palaces’, there are innumerable palatial mansions that makes its trip truly very enjoyable. The architectural variety in the city inspires every tourist to the fullest. Enjoy the Bengali cuisines and get dazzled by the lovely shopping experience.
What to visit in Kolkata?
Howrah Bridge is a bridge with a suspended span over the Hooghly River in West Bengal. Commissioned in 1943, the bridge was originally named the New Howrah Bridge, because it replaced a pontoon bridge at the same location linking the two cities of Howrah and Kolkata.
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Dakshineswar Kali Temple present on eastern bank of the holy Hooghly River is a famous historical temple in Kolkata, West Bengal state of India. The sacred temple was built by Rani Rashmoni of Janbazar in the year 1855. She is a philanthropist and a faithful devotee of the Hindu Goddess Kali. The temple is visited every year by a large number of local devotees and travelers.
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden
Located along the western banks of River Ganga, Botanical Garden is a 273 acre garden known for its extensive floral diversity. Housing more than 12,000 different species of plants, it is one of the most beautiful places to see in Kolkata for travelers who wish to witness the mesmerising beauty of nature.
Situated on the eastern banks of Hooghly river, Fort Williams is a huge building from the colonial era that has served multiple purposes till date. It is one of the few Kolkata points of interest which is a must visit place during your Kolkata sightseeing tour. Known as the ‘black hole of Calcutta’, this place was once a temporary jail where prisoners were hauled, but now it serves as the headquarters of the Eastern Command.
Delhi is a metro city and Capital of India. There are many big Hotels and lodges in Delhi to stay. Visit the attraction of Qutub Minar, Jamma Masjid, Lotus temple, Red fort, Raj Ghat worth seeing places. The Capital attracts every tourist. The lively markets stand to make you experience. It has also been the capital of Mughals. You can easily travel in Delhi at very low cost. Facility is available to visit city by bus arranged by Delhi Govt. Metro trains also makes your travel very comfortable.
What to visit in Delhi?
The 74 metre tall structure is constructed from Red Sand Stone and Marble. It is the second tallest minar in the entire country coming second to Fateh Burj and feature a circular staircase inside, with 379 steps leading to its peak. The Qutb Minar can be found at the Qutb complex, which is a UNESCO world heritage site and home to several more significant historic monument.
The Lotus temple is a place of worship and to meditate in New Delhi. At a time 1300 people can gather inside this world famous beautiful architecture, pray to God or meditate. Come here to witness the true religion called humanity.
Agrasen Ki Baoli
Agrasen Ki Baoli with 108 steps is among a few of its kind in Delhi. It is 60 meter long and 15 meter wide historical step on Halley road near Connaught place, Jantar Mantar, New Delhi. It can be visited between 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
In the heart of Old Delhi, Chandni Chowk is a busy shopping area with markets full of spices, dried fruit, silver jewelry and vivid saris, while the narrow side streets are crowded with tiny shops selling essential oils and traditional Indian sweets.
So, book flight tickets from Kolkata to Delhi to discover the grace of the two cities in India.