Kolkata, as we know is not just the most vivacious part of West Bengal but the country! The capital of West Bengal is known for its colorful festivities, superb food and yes, the most interesting locals. At the same time, there is definitely a lot to see in Kolkata as well. You should surely book flight tickets to Kolkata to experience this beautiful part of India. Also, here in Kolkata, apart from the common places of interest like the Eden Gardens or the Howrah Bridge, listed below are some unusual places to see in or near Kolkata:
Barrackpore is not exactly in Kolkata, but just about 19kms far from the city. Barrackpore is mostly known as the abode of a plenty of honorable freedom fighters. It is a place which truly embodies the glories past of the country. You will definitely find a plenty of interesting places to see in Barrackpore and some of them are shown in the famous movie Mangal Pandey as well. If you book your flight tickets to Kolkata, and plan a trip to Barrackpore, then definitely visit to Gandhi Museum, lively dhobi ghat, temples, churches etc.
Marble Palace was built by an extremely affluent Bengali merchant years back. It clearly signifies his penchant for luxury as well as creativity. Marble Palace is a great place to visit if you want to revisit the grand Kolkata. The palace is magnificently built, starting from the stunning Mullick’s art collections on the walls to the Victorian furniture, you are sure to love everything about this Palace. So, if you want enjoy a trip to this palace and catch glimpses of the priceless sculpture stored in it, do plan a trip to Kolkata soon. You can choose to book domestic flight tickets to Kolkata via Jetstay at the lowest price.
Mark Twain rightly named the Shaheed Minar as a ‘cloud-kissing monument’. It is a soaring high 48m edifice. What makes this monument uniquely interesting is the fact that is beautifully amalgamates the Turkish, Syrian as well as the Egyptian style of architecture. The monument was built in the honor of Sir David Ochterlony, however, afterwards, the monument was later dedicated to the martyrs of Indian freedom movement. Shaheed Minar is definitely worth visiting! Book flight tickets to Kolkata now!
Subhash Sarovar is a perfect place to enjoy a soul-stirring walk in the middle of a plenty of trees and the ripples of water. You can even enjoy the sight of the free flowing birds while taking a stroll near the river. Also, this is an ideal place to enjoy a picnic with your friends. The place is huge, and it is not very crowded as well. So, for the serenity seekers, it should be a must visit! If you also want to enjoy a picnic with your loved ones here, then book flight tickets to Kolkata now!
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