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great place for street food

Chowringhee is always extremely busy but offers plenty of great spots for street food, particularly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gilkumar
,
New Delhi, India
Chaotic

The city centre actually. Traffic and chaos is the best way to describe this. Everyone who... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anshumanafsa
,
Kurseong, India, Asia
via mobile
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“grand hotel” (10 reviews)
“beating heart” (3 reviews)
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Chowringhee is always extremely busy but offers plenty of great spots for street food, particularly Putchkas.

Thank Gilkumar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The city centre actually. Traffic and chaos is the best way to describe this. Everyone who visits Kolkata must experience this place. This is the beating heart of the city.

Thank Anshumanafsa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

City's another busiest place in central Kolkata. Street food and road side shopping place for everyone. Kolkata main long distance bus stand also located here. Very busy place and over crowed area. A good street side shopping area. One should take care of fraud scam.

Thank Rajadas2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chowringee as an area comprises of everything you want to see in Kolkata. It is filled with crowds and it is very tough to walk on the streets as you have to maintain pace with the crowds. I went here along with three other friends...More

Thank VenkataRayala
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a feel of Kolkata. The daily life, roadside food, some quick shopping and chaotic crowd - you can get all that and more here if you spent an afternoon hour here. The Kolkata tour is never complete without a walk...More

Thank Spurkait
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This place is worth visiting, although very crowded as expected because of a lot of offices located, heavy traffic but you get some excellent street food.

Thank prabhavmusaddi89
Reviewed 14 November 2017

To get a feel for the chaotic atmosphere of this area, take a walk around Chowringee. It rarely seems to be quiet and to see all the colour and hear the noise is amazing. Beware of potential pick pockets though.

Thank lindylou601
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Unlike Delhi or Mumbai, you don’t get hassled as you walk around this busy area. The sounds of horns and constant traffic everywhere make this an important memory of modern day Kolkata.

Thank David R
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is the place to visit if you want to experience the busy road/pavement markets of kolkata. It may be possible to ger a good deal.

Thank milma
Reviewed 6 October 2017

it is very crowded place with all sort of office going people travelling throughout the day and hawkers and street sellers scattered everywhre

Thank TravellersofGuwahati
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