6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Kolkata (Calcutta)

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Dakshineswar Kali Temple and South Park Street Cemetery. Science City and Victoria Memorial Hall are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Kolkata (Calcutta) with an excursion to Shrine Basilica Bandel in Hooghly--about 1h 40 min away. Pack the 5th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Nicco Parks & Resorts Limited. There's lots more to do: walk around Eco Tourism Park, see the interesting displays at Mother's Wax Museum, wander the streets of Park Street, and meet the residents at Kolkata Zoo & Zoological Garden.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kolkata (Calcutta) online trip itinerary planner .

In June, daily temperatures in Kolkata (Calcutta) can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

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Shrine Basilica Bandel
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Dakshineswar Kali Temple ©
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Kalighat Kali Temple ©
Kalighat Kali Temple
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) ©
Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

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