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Address: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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HEART OF KOLKATA

Bustling with hawkers, pedestrians, traffic jams this place is always in action. It is the focal point of the Kolkata city.All the attractions as well as destinations can be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
kinshukguha
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Bustling with hawkers, pedestrians, traffic jams this place is always in action. It is the focal point of the Kolkata city.All the attractions as well as destinations can be reached from this place. It is also a shopper's paradise.

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Saharanpur
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43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of Good Hotels are available near this place. Best place to stay, everything is walkable distance. Best for shopping area named Bara Bazar. This place is famous for Dass Rasgulla shop as well as ITC ltd head office named Virginia House.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The heart of the city...take a Sunday morning walk to take in its grandeur and a Friday evening quick, to touch the filth. Contradiction and history.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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226 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 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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86 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

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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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

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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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

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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564 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 502 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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