Calm Places In Kolkata That Offer You Some Peace And Tranquility

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Kolkata is the capital city of the state of West Bengal and is popular for its grand colonial architecture. Read more to know about the city’s peaceful areas.

Written By Sahil Mirani | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Kolkata is the capital city of the state of West Bengal and is popular for its grand colonial architecture, art galleries, and cultural festivals like Durga Pooja. The city is densely populated and, according to the 2011 Indian census, it is the seventh most populous city in the country with a population of 4.5 million people. The city has also one of the most densely populated metropolitan areas, thus making it difficult to find some calm and peaceful spots to refresh your mind. Here’s a list of the city’s silent and beautiful spots.  

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Prinsep Ghat

This spot is very popular in Kolkata because of the mesmerising view of the Hoogly Bridge. The bridge is decorated with lights that complement the Gothic-Greek architectural style of the buildings around it. One can take a private boat ride on the Ganges or have a stroll along the Hooghly River bank and take in the beauty of the surroundings.

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Eco Park

This is a man-made park in Kolkata that is popular amongst the lovers of the city. The park is amongst the city’s most beautiful places because of the calm and peaceful ambience. There is an entry fee of merely INR 20, and people can visit the park between 2:30 PM to 8:30 PM. 

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Rabindra Sarobar Lake 

This is an artificial lake and a great tourist attraction because of the lush greenery surrounding its banks. This lake is popular because of the huge number of migratory birds perched in and around the lake during the winter season. This can be a very peaceful spot in a chaotic and busy city like Kolkata.

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