Kolkata is the city that brings you the feeling of familiarity and home even if you don’t stay here. This city has a trick which tends to capture everybody in it’s own magical and lovely trap. The best thing about Kolkata except for the food is aesthetic places. In Today’s world, everybody wants to take a great picture for Instagram, Facebook or Snapchat. Good pictures which fetch you likes is a must nowadays.
Sitting on your phones surfing through good pictures for concepts and ideas, trying to find a good place for the shoot, then getting the right picture, picking the perfect filter, adjusting the features; all of this has become a part of your lives irrespective of whether we like to do it or not. We have something for the dilemma you face for choosing the right place for a photo shoot.
1. Indian Botanical Garden
Pictures are always good in the midst of nature. This Botanical garden formally known as The Royal Botanical Garden is the right place for you if you like to stay between trees, plants and flowers. This garden has a variety of plants and is famous for the huge Banyan tree. The tree has a circumference of 330 meters. Serenity with good pictures, what else do you need?
For those of you who just love going to places without any objective of any activity. This is a must. Maidan is a place where people go just to hangout and click pictures. It is a historical and cultural center of Kolkata. It is surrounded with statues and monuments.
We all know people who have a thing for the British style of architecture. Dharmatala is a commercial area that had come up with the growth of Calcutta during the British Raj and still has the essence of it. It is a popular spot for street photographers.
4. Princep Ghat
What’s better than a boat ride and getting lost in the waves ? And the best part being you can actually get good candids and poetic pictures in this place. Pictures clicked here will give essence of elegance with beauty. The white pillars, railway tracks, Ganges and amazing view goes with everything.
5. Armenian Ghat/ Hoogly
Kolkata has a rich cultural background and this place is right for you if you want to explore this side of the city. The colonial past and diverse culture of the City of Joy can be reflected in your pictures through this place. If you need the best pictures, Early morning or sunset is the best time for you.
6. Eco Park
Eco Park is developed in the best way possible. With different kind of activities to take part in, good food and places to stay in; It also is a place for a good photo shoot. Eco Park is a huge place giving you an opportunity of picking the right spot for you. The popular spots include Rose Garden, Butterfly garden, Fruit garden, Tea Garden and Eco Island.
7. Park Street Cemetery
Cemeteries are morbid and but for pictures, nothing is better than Park Street Cemetery for the intense photo shoot. If you love clicking pictures that make you look serious with the right background, this is the place. You could even explore the places and look at the graves, appreciate the place while clicking Insta-worthy pictures.