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| Southeast end of Howrah Bridge, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent indian typical atmosphere. You have to go there early morning to enjoy the light of the sunrise over the river, the parfumes of the flowers, colors everywhere, pleople negociating the prices . It s getting strange and a bit awkward at dusk. Dogs ,...More

1  Thank pmartelli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best moments for a visit are in the early morning. Get up before 6am, it's worth it. Watching the sellers arriving with baskets full of flowers or garlands on their shoulders is really a magnificent scenery. The market is full of colors and floral...More

Thank karinevdheuvel
Reviewed 2 April 2018

the wholesale market is huge and the masses of flowers on display overwhelm the senses. Walking through the crowded alleyways is an experience in itself. Don't get lost! Unfortunately the scents of the flowers is overpowered by the local pollution. The view of the bridge...More

Thank LloydMacklin
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We did an early morning tour of the Flower Market and getting up before 6am was definitely worth it... the colour... the liveliness... and the energy of the market was a wonderful start to the day. Our hotel arranged for a tour guide for us,...More

Thank pagele
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Yes, there are flowers of many colors but don't miss the ghat just behind the flower market. At dawn, it is already busy with men bathing in the river, brahmins performing rituals, barbers at work, and wrestlers practicing. From here, you can also stroll to...More

Thank Allene W
Reviewed 1 March 2018

I had a great trip visiting the market. Great displays of flowers and spices. 5 Star recommendation!!

Thank Dana M
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I realise as I write reviews, that my liking for Kolkata mainly came not from attractions like temples and monuments but from wandering the streets and encountering places like this sprawling flower market in the shadow of the impressive Howrah bridge. The scents and colours...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 1 February 2018

This was not on my "to do" list, I went there by accident and discovered one of the most interesting places in Kolkata. The flower market is huge and seems chaotic but at the same time it is somewhat organized by types of flowers. It...More

1  Thank Eric G
Reviewed 5 December 2017

The flower market is all hustle and bustle! It is truly an example of a working enterprise. You can’t buy any flowers individually, as these are sold only to wholesalers. Here you’ll see lots of marigolds, but also roses, lotus flowers and some others I...More

1  Thank Felicia D
Reviewed 26 November 2017

I could not believe the colors, flowers, smells and rawness of this event. It was a wonderful way to spend 2 hours walking through hundreds of flower vendors. The variety is amazing as you head to the inside and outside markets.

1  Thank SLSGGJD
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Brian S
24 September 2015|
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Response from Thecatsmum4 | Reviewed this property |
I think it's most days, we went in the morning and had a pre booked guide from our tour company...I am sure your hotel could provide someone. While it was very pleasant and I am sure you could wander alone a guide a and... More
4 August 2015|
Response from Thecatsmum4 | Reviewed this property |
We went in the morning about 9.00 it is a flower market later on the day they would be wilting