Can’t decide where to spend quality time with your beloved partner while visiting Kolkata? Don’t worry! The ‘City of Joy’ has some ideal places for enjoying a weekend date. Being the cultural capital of India, Kolkata has various historical places. Thus, we are not here to mention those places in this article. Keep reading to find out the best seven romantic places in Kolkata you should visit with your partner.
Best Romantic Places in Kolkata
From young couples to elderly lovers, you will find a story in every corner of Calcutta. Let’s find out about top romantic places in Kolkata:
Kolkata’s one of the most popular hotspots was built in 1841 during British Raj. Situated at the bank of the Hooghly river, Prinsep Ghat is an ideal place for spending a romantic afternoon. Boat riding and enjoying the amazing view of Vidyasagar Setu during the late afternoon could be the cherry on the top.
Prinsep Ghat is open 24×7 and there is no entry ticket. However, you have to pay for boat riding. Don’t forget to enjoy the street foods at this place.
Is your partner a nature enthusiast? Then, you can surprise them with a beautiful date at Botanical Gardens. This famous place in Shibpur is located a few km away from the heart of the city. The Botanical Gardens is stretched across hundred acres, and you can enjoy a quality moment while having a long walk with your beloved.
The entry fee of Botanical Gardens starts from Rs. 10. This place closes by dawn. So, make sure you are visiting in the early morning.
Rabindra Sarobar (Popularly known as Dhakuria Lake) is one of the most favorite places for young couples in this city. Located in south Kolkata, this artificial lake was created in the early 1920s. Plus, the scenic greenery makes this place more magnificent.
Dhakuria Lake is open from 6 am to 6 pm, every day. There is no entry fee. Additionally, this place is well-connected by road, metro, and train transports.
Situated at the bank of the Hooghly River, Millennium Park is one of the romantic places in Kolkata. This place has various beautiful sculptures, landscaped gardens, and lush green lawns. The marvelous view of the Hooghly River adds an extra charm.
This park is open from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm and the entry fee is only Rs. 10. However, Millennium Park is closed on Mondays.
Founded in 2012, Eco Park is a relatively new spot on Kolkata’s travel map. However, this place is ideal for both family and romantic hangout. Eco Park is spread around 480 acres of area. Moreover, this place provides various activities you can enjoy with your partner. In fact, you can enjoy some delicious foods at Eco Park.
Eco Park is open from 12 pm to 7:30 pm. The entry fee is Rs. 30 per person. However, if you want to enjoy other activities, you have to pay more.
When we are talking about the best romantic places in Kolkata, we cannot miss Victoria Memorial. The icon of Calcutta has a marvelous structure that attracts every single person. Moreover, the lush green garden can make your romantic date more memorable.
The Museum of Victoria Memorial is open from 10 am to 6 pm. However, this museum is closed on Mondays and during national holidays. The garden is open from 5:30 am to 6 pm, every day. The entry fee of the museum is Rs. 30 and Rs. 10 for the garden. Moreover, you can also enjoy the light and sound.
If you are searching for a place that gives an amazing lakeside view and beautiful greenery, then Nalban is an ideal romantic place. Moreover, you can enjoy a boat ride with your beloved partner.
This place is open from 9 am to 8:15 pm, every day. However, there is no entry fee. You need to pay for boat riding.
Finally, you know about the best romantic places in Kolkata. However, there are many places in this city including Nicco Park, Indian Museum, Snow Park, and Science City you can visit with your lover.
Ruchira is the founder of Hey Calcutta! An aspiring blogger and a travel enthusiast. She created this website to represent the real flavor of Kolkata and Bengali culture. Besides this blog, she typically loves books, food, and music.