Kolkata to Mandarmani
via NH16 and NH116B
Kolkata, the city of joy. The land of the yellow taxis has a charm of its own. It is one of those few places in India that has accepted the modern lifestyle yet preserved the old world charm. There are a number of places to visit in and around Kolkata. Whether you are in Kolkata for one day or more, Kolkata tourism has a lot to offer. If you have a time crunch we would suggest, you visit the main places to visit in Kolkata like the Dakshineswar temple on the banks of river Hoogly, Belur Math, Indian Museum, the colonial icon Victoria Memorial, and walk through Park street. Some of the offbeat Kolkata points of interest are: the Kumartuli- the traditional potter quarters, and the mullick ghat flower market which apparently is the largest in Asia. Children especially love the zoo, botanical gardens, Nicco Park and the science city. Traditional handicrafts, terracotta jewelry, handloom sarees are found in abundance here and at reasonable rates too. Lastly, no visit to Kolkata is complete without having a sumptuous bengali ilish mach thali. Also, enjoy sweet Bengal through rasgullas, mishti doi and sandesh for sure. There are a number of places to visit near Kolkata. Mandarmani beach an ideal weekend getaway from Kolkata has located about 180 km from the Kolkata airport. With a number of options for car rental Kolkata, all you have to do is book cab service in Kolkata and enjoy your trip.