41 Places to Visit Near Kolkata

Sightseeing and shopping may go hand in hand in tourist hotspots, the perfect scenario can be seen in Kolkata with high end jute handicrafts which will lit the enthusiasm in you and your loved ones. Rickshaw ride along the city centers,  romantic dine in continental cuisines having a great time with your loved one,the mesmerizing street food,the literature events,iconic forts and colonial structures have made Kolkata as cultural,intellectual and artistic capital of India.

The tourist friendly atmosphere and loving people will always help you to have the pleasure of a lifetime.If you think you have completed your Kolkata bucket list, we can prove you all wrong by bringing in a treat for you in the neighbourhood of Kolkata city. It's high time that you enjoy your time outside Kolkata with your hearts out with a splendid experience .Here we have the best ones for you.

Here's our top picks for you to explore with in 1000 kms of distance from Kolkata.

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Chandannagar

Directions from Kolkata to Chandannagar
Heritage Rivers and Lakes

Chandan Nagar is a small district in the interiors of West Bengal. Chandan Nagar has been ruled by three prominent reigns. It was initially ruled by the Nawabs, however, history doesn't have records of the Nawabs ruli...

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Navadvipa

Directions from Kolkata to Navadvipa
Religious Rivers and Lakes

Nabadwip literally means nine islands and is an eastern town in the province of West Bengal and is near Bangladesh. Nabadwip, more than being celebrated as a traveler’s destination, is known for its various religious ...

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Midnapore

Directions from Kolkata to Midnapore
Religious Heritage

Midnapore, locally known as Medinipur, is a town in the state of West Bengal. The place is situated on the banks of Kangsabati River and falls in the Pashcim Medinipur district. During summers, the place experiences e...

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Shankarpur

Directions from Kolkata to Shankarpur
Beaches

Placed in the East Medinipur District of West Bengal, India, Shankarpur is a window to the olden times being totally secluded from the city life. It is a beach village located 14 kilometres east of the popular beach t...

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Digha

Directions from Kolkata to Digha
Beaches

Digha, one of the best coastal towns along the Bay of Bengal is famous for its beachside resorts, exquisite seafood cuisine and numerous beaches that are either calm and quiet or busy and bustling. The palm-lined sand...

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Santiniketan

Directions from Kolkata to Santiniketan
Heritage

A small town near Bolpur in Birbhun district of West Bengal, Santiniketan is home to the brilliant Indian poet and writer, Rabindra Nath Tagore. Known to few, the town is located at a distance of 80 kms from Kolkata....

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Mukutmanipur

Directions from Kolkata to Mukutmanipur
Rivers and Lakes

A mainstream end of the week escape for Kolkata local people, Mukutmanipur in the Bankura region of Kolkata is a peaceful town with rich green woods, clear blue water and green slopes in the background. Renowned for t...

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Murshidabad

Directions from Kolkata to Murshidabad
Heritage Religious

Murshidabad, which was at first known as Maksudabad, is one of the greatest places of interest in West Bengal known for its chronicled significance that has seen a portion of the renowned Nawabs as the rulers of the s...

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Jamshedpur

Directions from Kolkata to Jamshedpur

An industrial city developed around a steel plant, yet surprisingly blessed by nature. The Jamshedpur city might seem like a dry and exploited piece of land if you are to know about the industrial development that the...

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Deoghar

Directions from Kolkata to Deoghar
Religious

This pilgrim city is called 'Deo'-'Ghar', The Adobe of God for housing the Baidyanathdham temple, one of the twelve Jyotirlingas in India. Tourists from around the world flock to this sacred place every year to be in ...

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Ramgarh

Directions from Kolkata to Ramgarh
Hill Stations

Ramgarh is an ideal retreat for tourists who are searching for peacefulness and serenity, in the lap of nature. Packed with verdant apple, peach, pear and apricot plantations, Ramgarh, is a pleasant hill station situa...

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Ranchi

Directions from Kolkata to Ranchi

Ranchi is a year-round destination in Jharkhand, where one can enjoy the celebration of culture and religion as well as nature. A place gifted with the forests, lakes, majestic waterfalls, and a variety of flora and f...

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Agartala

Directions from Kolkata to Agartala
Heritage Rivers and Lakes

Located only 2 kilometers away from the border of Bangladesh, Agartala is the capital city of the state of Tripura. It is one of the fastest developing cities in the country. It lies on the banks of the river Haora. ...

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Hazaribagh

Directions from Kolkata to Hazaribagh
Wildlife Hill Stations

Jharkhand's most valuable possession after coal and minerals is its abundant forests. The state is situated on the Chhota Nagpur plateau, giving it an elevation from sea-level of about 600 meters. One such place bless...

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Cuttack

Directions from Kolkata to Cuttack
Heritage Wildlife

Located on the delta framed by the Mahanadi and Kathjuri rivers, Cuttack is situated in the eastern Indian territory of Orissa around 30 km off from Bhubaneswar. The previous capital of Orissa and the most established...

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Bhubaneswar

Directions from Kolkata to Bhubaneswar
Religious Rivers and Lakes

Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha, is a great town situated in the eastern piece of India. Located on the south-west bank of the majestic River Mahanadi, the city highlights astonishing architectures from the Ka...

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Konark

Directions from Kolkata to Konark
Religious Heritage

On the Bay of Bengal coast lies an unexplored wonder of blessedness and divinity called Konark. A small town in the state of Odisha that offers its visitors serenity with a majestic tinge of exuberance. The name Konar...

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Puri

Directions from Kolkata to Puri
Religious Beaches

Puri is one of the holiest pilgrimage towns in India. One would know it better when called as Jagannath Puri. The Lord of the Universe is housed here and is honored as the spiritual city. It is one of the Char dhams (...

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Rajgir

Directions from Kolkata to Rajgir
Religious Heritage

Rajgir was originally known as Girivraj and is one of the first capitals of the Maghada empire. Under the rule of the Maghada dynasty, Rajgir was called as Rajgriha which literally means "the home of Royalty". Shishun...

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Nalanda

Directions from Kolkata to Nalanda
Heritage Religious

India is an abode of underrated tourist hubs, each of them offering unique experiences, having exquisite cultural backgrounds, with profound history attached. Some have a marvellous architecture which was light years ...

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Bodh Gaya

Directions from Kolkata to Bodh Gaya
Religious Heritage

Bodhgaya, which is the most important Buddhist pilgrimage site is located along the banks of Neranjana river in Bihar. Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree here. Pilgrims from all around the worl...

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Kailashahar

Directions from Kolkata to Kailashahar
Heritage Religious

Once the royal capital of the Tripuran Kingdom, the footprints of history can be seen here. Other than its historic and cultural prestige, it is a well-known trekking destination that has tea estates spread all across...

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Cooch Behar

Directions from Kolkata to Cooch Behar
Heritage

Cooch Behar, also known as Koch Bihar, is a city in the state of West Bengal. It falls in the Cooch Behar district. The place has been declared as a heritage city and is the maternal home of Maharani Gayatri Devi, the...

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Mawsynram

Directions from Kolkata to Mawsynram
Rivers and Lakes

  Known to be one of the wettest places in the world, the beautiful village of Mawsynram is situated at a distance of 60 kms from the city centre. The mesmerizing village with its panoramic views, lush green landscape...

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Cherrapunjee

Directions from Kolkata to Cherrapunjee
Rivers and Lakes

Cherrapunjee, locally known as Sohra, is a hill station in the state of Meghalaya. The town was riginnaly known as Sohara, which was pronounced as “Churra” by the British, which then came to be pronounced as Cherrapun...

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Siliguri

Directions from Kolkata to Siliguri
Hill Stations Religious

Siliguri is a growing city at the foot of Himalayan mountain ranges, enriched by the Mahananda River. Although a small city, it is blessed by the nature with lush green mountains, pristine streams, and beautiful valle...

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Lataguri

Directions from Kolkata to Lataguri
Wildlife

On the easternmost edge of Bengal, at the doorstep of a wildlife sanctuary, is the town of Lataguri. Situated in the hilly region of the Dooars, it is filled with lush green forests, bubbling streams, chirping birds a...

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Aizawl

Directions from Kolkata to Aizawl
Hill Stations

Aizawl is the capital city of the state Mizoram in North East India. It is the home place of the native hill tribe ethnic Mizo People. Aizawl is located in the northern part of Mizoram having the Tlawng river valley t...

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Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary

Directions from Kolkata to Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary
Wildlife

Jaldapara located in Alipurduar Sub-division of Jalpaiguri District is a national park, acclaimed for lodging the highest population of one-horned Rhinoceros in India after Kaziranga National Park of Assam. The Jaldap...

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Serchhip

Directions from Kolkata to Serchhip
Rivers and Lakes

Most famous for being the district with the highest literacy rate in India, Serchhip in Mizoram is a place that can provide you a unique and vibrant experience.This small town can give one the experience of a small vi...

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Patna

Directions from Kolkata to Patna
Heritage Religious

What history remembers as Pataliputra, is now known as Patna to the modern world. Patna was founded by the king of Maghda in 490 BCE. Patna was a place where scholars and artists were born, astrologers like Aryabhatta...

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Dooars

Directions from Kolkata to Dooars
Hill Stations

Towards the south of the outer foothills of Himalayas and to the north of Brahmaputra River Basin lies the beautiful alluvial floodplains of Northeast India, the Dooars. Stretching over 350 kms from Teesta River in We...

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Jaldhaka

Directions from Kolkata to Jaldhaka
Hill Stations Wildlife

Roosted at an elevation of 1500 feet over the ground, Jaldhaka is a captivating district with the amazing scene and untouched beauty that is being rarely visited by tourist. The stream valley is situated under Kalimpo...

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Kolasib

Directions from Kolkata to Kolasib
Rivers and Lakes

Kolasib is the managerial central command of Kolasib District, which lies in the northern piece of the territory of Mizoram. The neighbouring regions of Cachar and Hailakandi are arranged toward the north and north-we...

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Kurseong

Directions from Kolkata to Kurseong
Hill Stations

Kurseong is a small and quaint hill station, located in the subdivision of Darjeeling district in West Bengal. Once a small village with an abundance of vegetation and green landscape, the town came into much notice w...

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Mirik

Directions from Kolkata to Mirik
Rivers and Lakes

Nestled to the hills of Darjeeling district in West Bengal, situated at an altitude of 1495m in the banks of Sumendu Lake, Mirik had become a beautiful tourist destination due to its climate, accessibility and natural...

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Shillong

Directions from Kolkata to Shillong
Hill Stations

Surrounded by verdant mountains and picturesque landscape, Shillong is one of the most beautiful hill stations of northeast India. Located at an altitude of 1496 m above the sea level, Shillong with its rolling hills...

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Darjeeling

Directions from Kolkata to Darjeeling
Hill Stations Heritage

The mighty Himalayas are a haven for the adventurers from around the world. But from up-close when the piercing cold is all you can feel, it’s resilient beauty is indistinct. And Darjeeling- the city of hill stations ...

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Kalimpong

Directions from Kolkata to Kalimpong
Heritage

On the foothills of the Shivalik, the last of the Himalayan range lies the small hill station called Kalimpong. It is a virgin hill station in West Bengal that is known for the panoramic view it gives especially durin...

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Jowai

Directions from Kolkata to Jowai
Rivers and Lakes

Situated in the Jaintia Hills region, Jowai is popular for its beautiful setting and amazing perspectives with the ideal blend of legacy and culture. The town of Jowai, which is a well-known vacationer goal, is likewi...

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Vaishali

Directions from Kolkata to Vaishali
Heritage Religious

Vaishali has a long history of becoming a part of Bihar. In the present day, Vaishali resides in the present day Tirhut division of Bihar. Vaishali gets its name from King Vishal, from the Mahabharata. Vaishali has a ...

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