Christmas Wonders: Unveiling the Best Places to Visit in Kolkata During Christmas

a christmas tree decorated with merry christmas ornament on it and other ornaments as well

As the festive season blankets Kolkata in a joyous spirit, the city comes alive with twinkling lights, cheerful carols and an unmistakable air of celebration. Christmas celebration in Kolkata is not just a day but a season filled with warmth, camaraderie and delightful experiences. If you're in the City of Joy during this magical time, here are the best places to visit and things to do to immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit.

Park Street's Enchanting Decor

Park Street, the heart of Kolkata's festivities, transforms into a mesmerising wonderland during Christmas. This iconic street is a must-visit, as it is adorned with captivating decorations and sparkling lights. Take a stroll down Park Street to soak in the festive atmosphere and witness the city's renowned restaurants and cafes bedecked in Christmas splendour.

A person taking warmth near a fire outside and a person sitting inside a building
An outdoor decorated cabin showing mary with baby jesus and christmas trees behind it

St. Paul's Cathedral: A Majestic Affair

For an awe-inspiring Christmas experience, head to St. Paul's Cathedral. This architectural masterpiece comes alive with the sounds of Christmas carols and the soft glow of candles during the midnight mass. The stunningly decorated interiors and the serene ambience make St. Paul's Cathedral a perfect place to reflect on the true essence of Christmas.

South Park Street Cemetery: A Tranquil Escape

For a unique Christmas outing, visit the South Park Street Cemetery. This historical burial ground, dating back to the colonial era, exudes an old-world charm. The peaceful surroundings offer a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Take a leisurely walk among the ancient tombstones and experience a Christmas like no other in this quiet haven.

a small christmas tree growing from a cut down christmas tree that is decorated
an open book with lights on it and christmas written below it and a phone and a camera lens above the book

Allen Park's Christmas Market: A Shopper's Paradise

Allen Park hosts a delightful Christmas market, if you're in the mood for festive shopping. This market is adorned with colourful stalls selling everything from handmade ornaments to delectable treats to capture the essence of the season. It's the perfect place to pick up unique gifts and trinkets while indulging in the Christmas cheer.

Kolkata Christmas Festival at Park Circus Maidan

Kolkata Christmas Festival at Park Circus Maidan is a grand celebration that captures the true essence of the season. The open-air festival features live music, dance performances and a variety of food stalls offering a culinary journey through Christmas delights. The highlight is the Christmas Eve carnival, where the vibrant spirit of Kolkata shines through with a burst of colours, music and community revelry.

a decorated street with lights everywhere and people walking below enjoying the views

Kolkata, with its rich cultural tapestry, transforms into a winter wonderland during Christmas. Whether you're a local or a visitor, explore these enchanting places and partake in the joyous celebrations that make Christmas in Kolkata truly special. Embrace the magic, share a cup of hot cocoa with loved ones, and create memories that will linger in your heart long after the Christmas lights dim.

After concluding your Christmas celebration in Kolkata, make your way to Kenilworth Hotel for a delightful stay. Strategically positioned in the heart of the city, the hotel is just a short distance from various popular tourist attractions. This establishment offers meticulously designed rooms and suites, providing the perfect retreat to unwind after a night of revelry. If you're seeking an extra incentive for your stay at Kenilworth Hotel, explore the offers section to secure a 10% discount on your booking. Book now for an enhanced and discounted experience!

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