Kolkata Travel Guide
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Where is Kolkata?Learning a little about your destination before you arrive is a good way to prepare for your escape. Ready to find out just where Kolkata is on the world map? It lies roughly 810 miles southeast of the national capital, New Delhi, and 25 miles northwest of Canning. It is an area of West Bengal that roughly 4,600,000 people live in.
Places to Visit in Kolkata
First things first. You'd be mad to leave Kolkata without getting a few pics of Victoria Memorial. Drawing legions of travelers from all over, it shouldn't be missed! The Dakshineswar Kali Temple is a fascinating local tourist sight. Be sure to stop by before you head home. You'll be amazed at how much you can learn while still enjoying yourself at Science City. The array of interactive exhibits and displays ensure fun for the whole family. Seeking some more options? Check out the items on sale and have a chat with a few of the locals at New Market. But wait, that's not all there is! Step off the lively streets and into a serene house of prayer at St. Paul's Cathedral. Stop for a few quiet moments of contemplation or just admire its meaningful artworks.
Car Rentals in Kolkata
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Where to stay in Kolkata – Hotel Accommodation
Orbitz can help you decide on the best place to sleep in this epic destination. Right this moment, we list 145 hotels in Kolkata. If you like a little bit of luxury, The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata is a terrific option. Also check out the Taj Bengal. If you're more of a budget traveler, have a look at some of our cheaper alternatives. You'll have loads of change jingling around in your pockets if you take a room at the Tiger Inn or the Siesta AC 153 New Town. Why not make your journey to Victoria Memorial even more amazing by staying somewhere a short walk away? Your best options are the Golden Parkk, 0.5 miles away, and The HHI Kolkata, 0.6 miles away.
Nearest Airports to Kolkata
After traveling all the way to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU), you'll just have one more journey to make before you arrive at your destination. The terminal is situated 7 miles northeast of the downtown area.
Popular Places to Visit Near Kolkata
Once you've seen all there is to see in Kolkata, make your way to Haldia. This is a perfect area for day trips, with attractions like Riverside Park and Haldia Township Park. If this place isn't your style, try Burdwan instead. Visitors come here to explore the Kalyaneshwari Temple and Damodar River. It is located 55 miles away.
No Cancellation Fees
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