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Address: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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chowringhee/esplanade

centrally located one of the most busiest places in town all historic places are in the vivinity Also excellent place for shopping.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
vikasmardia
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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201 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

centrally located one of the most busiest places in town all historic places are in the vivinity Also excellent place for shopping.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's the centre of Kolkata with lots of shops where crowd gathering is very intense. It's a good place for shopping lovers as one can find products of various types within different price ranges. Not recommended to visit during hot weather. Communication system is good.

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Thank Suman S
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75 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another place full of Calcutta history. One building after the other. Of course, many of the old ones have gone. A terribly crowded place but for the lover of Calcutta history - paradise, no less!

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Pune, India
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16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chowringhee is the heart beat of City of Joy. It is the centre from which you have access all over the city. As far as shopping is concern, everything is easily available that also according to your pocket. It gives you feel why Kolkata is said to be city of Joy.

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Thank pankaj3b
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101 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this place with my family when we came to Kolkata.It is very crowded place.It has many food stalls,Shopping malls,Resturants and Small stores.We ate many things from the road side food stalls like Aloo-Chop,Bread-chop,Fish-chop,Chicken Momo,Chicken Maratha,Rosgula and Sandesh.So,I recommend this place if you love food.

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Chertsey, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This is Kolkata! It is colourful, chaotic, buzzing. I love the place from the street vendors to the imposing buildings. This place has it all.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 469 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

A busy commercial and market area - very busy: but great to experience and brilliant for people watching. Take Kolkata's pulse and visit here at least once

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Bronxville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Kolkata is riddled with people, cars, and more people. Chowringhee area is one of those places but also wonderful with curio shops, outdoor markets and so many knick knack stores. It's worthwhile to walk around and take it all in, even buy some few souvenirs to bring home

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This street is too crowded and i felt like i will get hit by a tram or bus.I think its best avoided.

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Calgary, Canada
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24 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

This is a extremely busy place. the fun part is you get everything here! Exceptional to average hotels, shops for everything, Many restaurants for different types and category, public and private transport and so on. Be careful when crossing the roads as the traffic is not that sober!

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