Kolkata, city for a Shopping spree and Foody
Kolkata city is a destination contented with numerous venues to visit and enjoy. The city encloses historical monuments to natural beauties for anyone visiting the sitting with friends, family or even travelling solo. The city not only becomes the destination perfect for a beautiful experience with enthralling places to visit but also acts as an incredible place to shop and eat. For any food or shopping lover, Kolkata is a perfect place to enjoy while shopping as much as he wants and a line-up of varieties of food to eat. Let’s have a look on some perfect venues for shopping and eating in Kolkata to have a memorable experience of the city.
The best places to shop in Kolkata are counted as New Market, Chowringhee Road, College Street, Gariahat Road, Swabhumi and Burrabazar Market. The New Market is one of the biggest markets in Kolkata having more than 2000 stall and a treat for those who love street shopping. The Chowringhee Lane to Park Street contains a huge line-up of shops selling anything and everything. Some markets in Kolkata are known for its particular content like the College Street having a large collection of books for everyone and of every genre and the flower market having varieties of flowers everywhere. Gariahat Road and Swabhumi comprising clothes and jeweler to shop are the ones visited by a number of natives as well as tourists and travellers. Burrabazar Market is largest wholesale market of Kolkata, once prominently known for textiles, now is a market of convenience; that one can find anything in the market at good prices.
Kolkata is also known for its exquisite variety of food available at every other corner. Everyone’s foremost choice in food in Kolkata is its Phuchkas (traditionally known as Gol Gappe in North India) for which the Vivekanand Park becomes the venue to have amazing ‘Phuchkas’. Other than those, a large variety of street food like Papri chat, Dum aloo phuchkas and many others munchies are available on the street vendors in Vivekanand Park.
The invention of Kolkata- Kathi rolls famous all over India is the most premium delicacy found in Kolkata. Kathi Roll joints are found in Kolkata almost everywhere and offer a wide variety but similar Bengali taste and essence in the wraps. Fairlie Place and Dacre Street are other places to be at to enjoy a wide variety of food and tastes like Luchi – Alu Dom, a traditional Bengali cuisine, Kachori and Fish curry, Dacre street is known for having the cuisines from all over India for every tourist and traveller to enjoy.
The native food of Kolkata which is nothing else but fish is found on every other corner of Kolkata. From street food to high end restaurant, one will definitely find fish on their menu. The most famous markets in Kolkata which are New Market, Park Street and Esplanade market which being other than shopping hubs in Kolkata offer a variety of restaurants and joints to have delicious cuisines of fish.