7 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

7 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta)

Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sunshine and Quest Mall. Change things up with these side-trips from Kolkata (Calcutta): Howrah (Second Hooghly Bridge & Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Rabindra Sarovar, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Kolkata, Sri Sri Radha Govind Temple, admire all the interesting features of Eden Gardens, and engage your brain at Birla Industrial & Technological Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kolkata (Calcutta) custom trip planner.

In July, daily temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Second Hooghly Bridge
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