Tired of the endless streams of vehicles in front of every signal light in Mumbai? Check the Mumbai to Kolkata flights schedule today and head to the City of Joy!
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It is said that Bengali is the sweetest language in the world. To experience the sweetness of this language, one simply cannot find a better place than Kolkata. The city has something to offer to everyone. Rich in cultural heritage, historical monuments, temples, water bodies, different modes of transport, great engineering marvels, food and innumerable other things, Kolkata is one of the major tourist destination of India.
It is hard to mention a specific place of attraction in Kolkata because the city has lot to give to its tourists.
The best way to start the day is with a dip in the river Ganges on babughat followed by a walk to Rabindra Setu, popularly known as Howrah Bridge. The cool winds hitting the face will surely give you a refreshing start to the day. However, to get a better view of the bridge, you will need to take the ferry that run below the bridge through the Ganges. Just below the bridge, a flower market offers great photo opportunities.
A taxi ride south of the bridge will take you to the Dakshineswar Kali temple, situated on the banks of the Hooghly River. It was built around the middle of 19th Century by Rani Rashmoni, a philanthropist and a devotee of Kali. The temple consists of the idol of goddess kali standing on the chest of Lord Shiva in a sleeping posture. Behind the idol, a thousand-petal lotus made of silver can be seen. The Temple is one of the famous temples for the devotees and one can enjoy the pleasant atmosphere in the morning by sitting at the bank of the Hooghly River.
Park Street is the street that never sleeps due to huge number of restaurants and pubs. It has always been at the customer’s service. Mouth-watering dishes in this street will leave one undecided whether to taste spicy dishes or the sweets. No one would like to miss the opportunity to taste the famous “Kolkata Rosogolla”. The street is a heaven for foodies and an attraction to tourists.
A 5-minute metro ride to the Maidan station from Park Street will take you to the Victoria memorial, an eye-catching monument made of white marble situated in 1 Queensway road in the heart of the city. It is dedicated in the memory of the queen Victoria and is currently a museum. The museum has a section of artifacts, paintings, and memorials from the past. What makes it attractive is its giant structure spreadKolkata: Our Own City of Joy over a huge land.
Ride to Princep Ghat can surely end the day well. It is located between Fort William and the Watergate. Watching the sunset and talking a long walk along the Vidyasagar Setu is an amazing experience.
There are many other exciting places, parks, rides, and delicacies to enjoy, and the best time to visit Kolkata is during Durga Puja.
Do you want to visit the cultural capital of India? Hurry up and book the seats after checking the Mumbai to Kolkata flights schedule.