Temples & Churches
Birla Mandir: This temple built of Sandstone & Marble has silver & Belgian glass artefacts. Messages from the Bhagavad Gita are carved on the interiors.
Kalighat Kali Temple: This is known as the holiest peeth or pith of the 52 Shakti Peethams of India. People come here to offer their prayers and fulfill their wishes.
Belur Math: The Ramakrishna Mission established by Swami Vivekanand is headquartered at Belur Math.
Dakhineshwar Kali Temple: The main edifice is called the Navratna Temple, and is dedicated to Goddess Kali. It is surrounded by 12 other temples of Lord Shiva
Saint Paul’s Cathedral: Beautiful architecture and exquisite mural paintings of the life and work of St. Paul captivates the visitors. Bishop Wilson lies in his eternal slumber in a coffin inside an underground chamber. The commission plate conferred on him by Queen Victoria is still exhibited at this Cathedral.
The Mother House: The Mother House is located at 54A, A.J.C Bose Road, Kolkata – 700016, and has the tomb of Mother Teresa and a simple museum chronicling Mother’s life.
Victoria Memorial Garden: Built in memory of Queen Victoria, the main building in the center of this beautiful garden has a museum that houses Victorian memorabilia and British Raj paintings.
Botanical Gardens: The most important garden in the city. A 250 year old Banyan tree is the special attraction.
Millennium Park: A beautiful park on the banks of the river Hoogly. A river cruise service has been started from Fairlee Place near Millennium Park.
Swabhui: A cultural park having a Rajasthani flavor having shops that sell ethnic items. Located at 89C, Moulana Abdul Kalam Azad Sarani, EM Bypass.
South City Mall
22 Camac Street
Emami Shoppers City
Mani Square Mall
Standalone Cinema Halls
Excursion from Kolkata
SunderbansSunderbans is the largest delta and the largest estuarine national park in the world and has the largest mangrove ecosystem in the world. It has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
- Recommended Resort at Sunderban
One of the most popular resorts at Sunderban is Sunderban Tiger Camp Resort. The resort has packages that include transportation to and from Kolkata. For more information you may visit www.sunderbantigercamp.com
- Sunderban River Cruise
M.V. Paramhamsa a luxury cruiser operated by Vivada Cruises takes you through the meandering rivers and the eerie creeks of Sunderbans for a thrilling experience for three nights. For more information visit www.sunderbancruises.com