Tuesday, December 08, 2015
Despite being a mall-clad modern city, there is no dearth of places to visit in Kolkata. Steep in history and rich in culture, the city boasts of many structures, monuments and sights that reveal intricate details of its past. The Howrah Bridge built over the Hooghly River has become a symbol of the city of Kolkata. The Victoria Memorial makes for one of the most popular tourist places in Kolkata. The Eden Gardens is actively used in the world of cricket and makes for an exciting visit, especially during a cricket match. The Dakshineshwar Kali Temple, The Nakhoda Masjid and the Tipu Sultan Mosque are places of worship also acknowledged for their stunning architecture and history. Animal lovers are in for a treat as the city is in close proximity to natural havens like the Sunderbans and the Alipore Zoological Park.