79 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

44 kilometres from Kolkata Directions from Kolkata to Chandannagar

Best Time: October-February 

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 ruling Chandan Nagar. French colonial rule is significantly prominent in history. It is said that the French created this town with the amalgamation of various small towns around the area. The British colonial era saw Chandan Nagar lose its thr...

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Raichak

63 kilometres from Kolkata Directions from Kolkata to Raichak

Best Time: October-March

Raichak is a community arranged in the South 24 Parganas locale of West Bengal. Acclaimed for its Fort which stands as a declaration to the past time, the peaceful town of Raichak gives pleasant perspectives on the Ganges. Raichak is located on the edges of Kolkata, on the banks of the River Hooghly. Raichak lies near Diamond Harbor and goes about as a connection among Haldia and Kolkata. Raichak has turned into a well-known end of the week goal from Ko...

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Haldia

86 kilometres from Kolkata Directions from Kolkata to Haldia

Best Time: October-December

Haldia is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal. It falls in the Purba Medinipur district. The place has a major river port and an industrial belt and is located at a distance of around 125 km from the capital city of Kolkata. The city is bordered by the Hooghly River, one of the distributaries of River Ganga. The city is not visited a large number of tourists as most of them are drawn towards the capital city of Kolkata, however, with a large numbe...

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Bardhaman

121 kilometres from Kolkata Directions from Kolkata to Bardhaman

Best Time: November to March 

Bardhaman is a city and a municipality located in the state of West Bengal, India.  It is the biggest agricultural hub in the state, placed in what has been traditionally termed the "granary of Bengal". It is an influential transportation focus with railway and highway connections all nearby. Since freedom, it has developed as a leading learning centre as well. It is the headquarters of the Purba Bardhaman district, having grown as a district capital th...

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Navadvipa

125 kilometres from Kolkata Directions from Kolkata to Navadvipa

Best Time: November-February  

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 campaigns. The islands are fixated on Antardvipa and resemble an eight-petal lotus blossom. It is additionally acclaimed as a temple town with around 185 temples in the region. It is where Shaiva, Vaishnava and Buddhist religions combine to...

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Sagardwip

132 kilometres from Kolkata Directions from Kolkata to Sagardwip

Best Time: December-February.

Sagardwip, Sagar Island or more popularly known as Gangasagar, is a small island on the continental shelf of the Bay of Bengal. It lies 100 kilometres south of the city of Kolkata, on the Ganges delta. A very important place of Hindu pilgrimage, Sagardwip witnesses thousands of pilgrims every year on January 14 celebrating Makar Sankranti or Maghi, a festival on the Hindu calendar dedicated to deity Surya i.e. Sun. Although this small isle of the Sunder...

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Midnapore

146 kilometres from Kolkata Directions from Kolkata to Midnapore

Best Time: October- February

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 extremely high temperatures and winters more pleasurable months.  There are a number of popular institutions in the area like the Oriental Institute of Science and Technology, Midnapore Medical College, Midnapore Law College etc. Water is ho...

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Sundarbans

147 kilometres from Kolkata Directions from Kolkata to Sundarbans

Best Time: September-March

The Sundarbans mangrove woodland forest is one of the biggest such timberlands on the planet that lies on the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna Rivers on the Bay of Bengal. It is adjoining the outskirt of India's Sundarbans World Heritage site engraved in 1987. The site is converged by an unpredictable system of tidal conduits, mudflats and little islands of salt-tolerant mangrove forest, and presents a magnificent case of progressing ecologic...

Sundarbans Travel Guide
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