Durga puja is one of the most popular festival in West Bengal and throughout India know as Navratri ,though its been celebrated through out the world by Bengali & Indian communities . UNESCO made it more special by listing it to Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. It is the first Asian festival to win the esteemed award. The globe map bears a pronounced imprint of Durga Puja.
India’s most popular metropolis city of Joy Kolkata, which is famous for the Cultural diversity & celebration, is in full gear with preparations for the upcoming Durga Puja 2022. Durga Puja pandals in Kolkata have fresh themes every year that are each distinctive and creative in their own way. Restaurant’s & Food Courts are getting ready to serve millions of people through out the puja days .
Durga Puja Dates 2022: Calendar and Schedule.
|Shashthi||1 October 2022||Thursday|
|Saptami||2 October 2022||Friday|
|Ashtami||3 October 2022||Saturday|
|Navami||4 October 2022||Sunday|
|Dashmi||5 October 2022||Monday|
Kolkata’s Most Popular 10 Durga Puja Destinations for Pandal Hopping & Nearby Cuisines.
1) #Sreebhumi Sporting Club.
Sreebhumi Sporting Club is one of the most prestigious and famous puja of north Kolkata .In the year 2018 they entered the Guinness Book of World Records for biggest crowd puller puja of Kolkata . This year Sreebhumi Sporting Club designed their pandal with Vatican city theme .
Restaurant nearby .Food is also very important of this Puja days . One of the Most Popular Bengali restaurant near Sreebhumi Sporting Club is #Bhojohori Manna which is located in 03, CF 206, Sector 1, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700064 . So after a long pandal hooping you must visit this famous Bengali Cuisine.
Metro stations near Sreebhumi Sporting Club puja pandal are Belgachia & Central Park .
2) #Ahiritola Sarbojanin
One of the oldest Pujas in North Kolkata is the Ahiritola Durga Puja established in 1940. One of the traditional Durga Pujas in Kolkata , Ahiritola is popular for its heritage and themes .
Restaurant nearby .#Koshe Kosha, Hatibagan is the Bengali Cuisine you can give a try, its has huge variety of menu. Its located in 152, 1, Bidhan Sarani Rd, near Indian Oil Petrol Pump, Sovabazar, Hati Bagan, Kolkata, West Bengal 700006 .
Metro stations near Ahiritola Sarbojanin puja pandal are Sovabazar Sutanuti & Girish Park .
3) #Dum Dum Park Bharat Chakra
One has to put aside the pride of self and come out of the shell to the mother. Keeping this thought in mind, this year’s theme for Durga Puja 2022 at Dum Dum Park Bharat Chakra is ‘Antarlin’. The mandap is being decorated using various eco-friendly materials.
Restaurant nearby .#Aamar Bangla Restaurant is famous for its Bengali & Bangladeshi food . Its located in Rupantar building, 891, Jessore Rd, Shyam Nagar, Dum Dum, Kolkata, West Bengal 700055 .
Metro stations near Dum Dum Park Bharat Chakra puja pandal are Dum Dum Jn & Central Park .
4) #Chetla Agrani Club
In 1959 THE AGRANI CLUB was famously known as THE IMPERIAL GROUND. In 1970 the club was officially termed as THE CHETLA AGRANI CLUB. Chetla Agrani Club devise a sizable, vibrant, and creative pandal. The stunning atmosphere was made even more glorious by Maa Durga’s idol’s simplicity.
Restaurant nearby .#Kalapata a compact restaurant dishing up regional specialties amid down-to-earth surroundings. Its located in 65/A, Rash Behari Ave, Manoharpukur, Kalighat, Kolkata, West Bengal 700026.
Metro stations near Chetla Agrani Club puja pandal are Kalighat & Jatindas Park .
5) #Deshapriya Park
One of the oldest pujas in South Kolkata, the sarbojanin puja of Deshapriya Park dates back to 1938. Deshapriya Park created history in 2016 with the highest idol ever of over 80 feet followed by Bahubali’s Mahishmati palace theme in 2017.
Restaurant nearby .#Kasturi Restaurant is of the famous Bengali cuisine of South Kolkata situated at 11 A, Hindustan road Doverlane, Gariahat, Hindustan Rd, B, Kolkata, West Bengal 700029.
Metro stations near Deshapriya Park puja pandal areKalighat & Jatindas Park .
6) #Santosh Mitra Square
This year’s topic for the Santosh Mitra Square puja committee is “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.” One of Kolkata’s busiest Durga Puja pandals is Santosh Mitra Square. Santosh Mitra Square has become a favourite among Puja goes in Kolkata year after year because to its distinctively diversified themes.
Restaurant nearby .#Dasabhuja the first Durga Puja-themed restaurant in Kolkata captures the spirit of the city ,situated at 7, Old Court House St, Corner, Radha Bazar, Lal Bazar, PS, West Bengal 700001
Metro stations near Santosh Mitra Square puja pandal are Sealdah Metro Station & Central Metro.
7) #Ekdalia Evergreen Club
Ekdalia Evergreen Club which has been a fixture in south Kolkata since 1943, is one of the most well-known Durga Puja pandals in the nation’s capital and would stand out above all others.
Restaurant nearby .#Aami Bangali is the most visited restaurant to try good fish, chicken and pilaf. Its located in 13/5, Swinhoe St, Near Path Bhavan, Ekdalia, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019 .
Metro stations near Ekdalia Evergreen Club puja pandal are Kalighat & Jatindas Park .
8) #Naktala Udayan Sangha
In recent years, Naktala Udayan Sangha is one of the most most well-known Durga Pujas of Kolkata. Famous artist Susanta Pal has selected the unusual topic “Kaal” for this year’s exhibition.
Restaurant nearby .#Chekhe Dekhun is a Unique Bengali cuisine like his name , which means try me out . Its located at 348, 137, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Rd, Naktala, Garia, Kolkata, West Bengal 700047
Metro stations near Naktala Udayan Sangha puja pandal are Masterda Surya Sen & Gitanjali
9) #Mudiali Club
One of the oldest clubs in the city, Mudiali also has a durga puja committee that hosts the city’s most well-known and traditional durga puja. Mudiali Club the only barwari pujo in Kolkata to do Kumari Puja on Maha Navami is Mudiali Club.
Restaurant nearby .Although the restaurant’s name, #Sare Chuattar, is taken from a 1960s film, the Bengali influence can be seen in the decor, which includes hand fans and wooden cutlery. Its situated at post office, 213, Sarat Bose Rd, opposite Sarat Bose Road, Lake Market, Kalighat, Kolkata, West Bengal 700029 .
Metro stations near Mudiali Club puja pandal are Rabindra Sarovar & Kalighat.
10) #Tridhara Sammilani
One of the many beautiful pandals you may witness around Durga Puja in South Kolkata is Tridhara Sammilani’s, and its captivating themes astound the public with its ingenuity. This year theme of the club is “Drishtikone,” or viewpoint.
Restaurant nearby Tridhara Sammilini. Kolkata’s food and catering business is dominated by #Bijoli Grill. Additionally, Bijoli Grill has established itself through its numerous dine-in locations around India, quick service restaurants, cloud kitchens, and institutional catering.
Metro stations near Tridhara Sammilanipuja pandal are Kalighat & Jatindas Park .
Wish You all a Very Happy & Prosperous Durga Puja 2022 .
Metro train services for visiting various pandals across the city during Durga Puja
|First service:||Last service:|
|From Kavi Subhas to Dakshineswar at 08:00 am||From Dakshineswar to Kavi Subhas at 10:38 pm|
|From Dumdum to Kavi Subhas at 08:00 am||Kavi Subash TO Dakshineswar at 10:40 pm|
|From Dumdum to Dakshineswar at 8:05 am||Dumdum to Kavi Subhas at 10:50 pm|
|From Dakshineswar to Kavi Subhas 8:10 am||Kavi Subash to Dumdum at 10:50 pm|