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Guidebook for Kolkata

Sanjay

Guidebook for Kolkata

Parks & Nature
Morning, evening walk or swimming in Lake public pool in summer. Also to hang out with nature during afternoons till evening. Fresh air and large water body. This is a friendly place till evening from very early morning for elderly, youngsters, and all. Nazrul Mancha (open air theatre) is located here. Also known as Rabindra Sarobar. Anderson Club (Indian Life Saving Society), Calcutta Sports Association and Lake Friends are swimming clubs here.
Dhakuria Lake
Morning, evening walk or swimming in Lake public pool in summer. Also to hang out with nature during afternoons till evening. Fresh air and large water body. This is a friendly place till evening from very early morning for elderly, youngsters, and all. Nazrul Mancha (open air theatre) is located here. Also known as Rabindra Sarobar. Anderson Club (Indian Life Saving Society), Calcutta Sports Association and Lake Friends are swimming clubs here.
Shopping
With many Indian States having their exclusive showrooms in this open plan (not like modern malls) shopping complex, and with Madhusudan Mancha Theater adjacent to it, you can enjoy shopping here without draining your wallet or credit card.
Dakshinapan Shopping Complex
With many Indian States having their exclusive showrooms in this open plan (not like modern malls) shopping complex, and with Madhusudan Mancha Theater adjacent to it, you can enjoy shopping here without draining your wallet or credit card.
Gariahat is walking distance (30 mins walk, may be too much in summer). Auto and buses are frequent and without traffic takes 5 mins from Gariahat crossing to Dhakuria bridge end on the south. Gariahat is the iconic shopping district for last over 50 years. Bengalis come from all over the world to shop in Gariahat for over last 50 years. In sidewalk, you may get a real bargain if you are smart.
Gariahat Road Side Market
Gariahat is walking distance (30 mins walk, may be too much in summer). Auto and buses are frequent and without traffic takes 5 mins from Gariahat crossing to Dhakuria bridge end on the south. Gariahat is the iconic shopping district for last over 50 years. Bengalis come from all over the world to shop in Gariahat for over last 50 years. In sidewalk, you may get a real bargain if you are smart.