Kumortuli : If you a photographer, and want to explore Kolkata then you must visit the traditional potters’ quarter in northern Kolkata. We know that the God have created us. But here you can capture the creation of God by human. This is ideal place for portrait or street photography.

Mallick Ghat : Another beautiful place for photography and to explore the beauty of flowers through your lens. The largest flower market of India was built in 1855, near the famous Howrah Bridge. You will surely experience a delightful day here.

Zakaria Street : If you are a street photographer, then must visit one of the oldest location in Kolkata – Zakaria street near Chitpur. This place is also like a heaven for food photographers, specially in the time of Ramzan. This place comes live with various foods, like Biriyani, Kebabs, Haleem etc. So, this Ramzan must visit Zakaria street for a delicious experience.

Princep Ghat : If you are in Kolkata, you can’t miss the holy river Ganga. And in the name of Ganga what 1st comes into mind in the beauty of Princep Ghat. That great place was built in 1841 during the British raj. Kolkata changed himself a lot. But the sunset of princep ghat is the same. If you wanna capture something great must explore princep ghat.

Collage Street: Another great place for all the street photographers as well as for book lovers is the 900 metre long street in Central Kolkata. Lots of book shops, tram lines, tea stalls, busy lane all of these are like a Heaven for street photographers. So, go and capture some great moment in your camera.

Babughat : Another place, where you can capture the beauty of Ganga. Also the foot bridge in Babughat is an unique place for any kind of portrait or creative shoots.

Victoria Memorial : You must have heard about this place. Yes, this is a huge marble building in Kolkata which was also built in British Raj. It’s a huge area, and the place is very photogenic. So, all dear photographers don’t miss this great place for making your lens active.

Howrah Bridge : This balanced bridge over the Hooghly river is a great place for street photography. The beauty of Ganga, the business of people can be a great theme for you guys.

Shyambazar, Sobhabazar : If you wanna do more Bengal Centric and History Centric photography the shyambazar is the ideal place for you. Many old buildings, specially Shobhabazar palace will give you a lots of historical themes. So, this Durga Puja don’t forget to explore Shobhabazar.

Maniktala-Garhpar : This is also a place for doing street photography. This place will take you to older Kolkata. Hundred years old buildings, and many more old constructions will give you a very ancient theme. And if you wanna cover a market place, then Maniktala fish market is an ideal place for you.

Here are the the top 10 places for Photography, that will help you to capture something great. But Kolkata is all about beauty. So, take your camera and just hit the shutter and enjoy your day in the city of joy. All picture source : Written by – Samriddha Das.

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