Kolkata, also known as Calcutta in English, is the capital of West Bengal state of India. From the busy life and lots of tension during the week, everyone wants to relax on weekends with their life partner, lover, with family or friends. There are a number of places around the city of Kolkata for enjoyment during the weekend.
In this article, we have compiled a list of Top 10 Weekend Getaways from Kolkata. All these tourist places are within 300 kms from the city range of Kolkata. We have tried in all aspects to provide you budget trip for your vacation / holidays on the weekend.
Top 10 Weekend Getaways from Kolkata: Best Weekend Getaways from Kolkata
Bishnupur is situated at northwest of Kolkata with 138 kms distance. This place is famous for “Terracotta Temples”. In this place, you can enjoy the architecture of the temple and beauty of the nature by cycle rickshaw. Riding in the cycle rickshaw is a wonderful experience. There are lots of temples located in the Bishnupur. Jorbangla Temple, a temple with traditional Bengal architecture look of ‘Chala’ style roof. Shyamrai Temple, which was built by King Raghunath Singha in 1643.
Madanmohan Temple and Rasmancha are also famous temples of Bishnupur. There is a famous “Baluchari Saris”, you can shop and enjoy lots of fun there. This is the hottest place during the summer so you can plan your one day or two day trip in winter and monsoon season.