Kumortuli, Kolkata

Kumortuli | One of the best places to visit in Kolkata

LocationHatkhola, Kolkata, Kolkata (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsKumartuli is open from 24 hours all days in week. No entry fee.
Place TypeArt Galleries & Museum, Museum and Gallery
Place visit withFriends, Solo
Best time to visitMay, June, July, August
Nearest MetroShyambazaar Metro Station (1 KM) Shobhabazar Sutanuti Metro Station (1 KM) Girish Park Metro Station (1 KM) Mahatma Gandhi Road Metro Station (2 KM)

About Kumortuli

Kumortuli is a traditional potter's quarter in North Kolkata, West Bengal India. The city is famous for its sculptural skills. It not only manufactures clay idols for various festivals but also regularly exports them.

Interesting facts about Kumortuli

  1. The artisans here make idols by putting final touches on the clay idols of Durga and her four children- Saraswati, Lakshmi, Ganesh and Kartikeya.
  2. Artisans or artists usually prepare idols of gods and goddesses in their workshops out of raw clay.
  3. The best time to visit Kumartuli is a few months before Durga Puja, as one can see incredible skeletal works of idols of Goddess Durga here.
  4. Along with a steady business in straw and clay sculptures of Durga and her family, artisans are now making the most of the growing demand for a range of other gods and demons.

How to reach Kumortuli

By Bus:- This area is easily connected by roads due to buses plying right next to Kumartuli. You can easily reach here by bus.

By Metro:- If you want to take metro, you have to get down at Shobhabazar metro station and walk from there to the locality.

By Train: The nearest railway station is Bagbazar which is about ten minutes away from Banmali Sarkar Street. Local trains are always available from every part of the city.

Nearby famous places

  • Sikh Gurudwara 0.7 km away
  • Eden Gardens 2.6 km away
  • Shree Aadi Bhootnath Mandir 0.8 km away
  • Howrah Bridge 2.7 km away
  • College Street (Boi Para) 2.7 km away
  • Ramakrishna Mission Swami Vivekananda's Ancestral House and Cultural Centre 1.5 km away
  • Radha Madhup Mandir 0.8 km away
  • Jain Swetamber Dadajika Temple 2.3 km away
  • Malik Ghat Flower Market 2 km away
  • G & Aswari Shankha Bhander 0.9 km away

Kumortuli FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Hatkhola, Kolkata, Kolkata.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Kumortuli: Kumartuli is open from 24 hours all days in week. No entry fee..

𝒜. You should visit Kumortuli during May, June, July, August months for best experience.

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