Kankurgachi is one of the most popular residential areas of Kolkata. For a pocket-friendly yet comfortable accommodation in Kankurgachi you can look for Kankurgachi budget hotels online. You can choose between FabHotel Pawan Putra Kakurgachi, FabHotel Sreemaa Salt Lake, and FabHotel Astoria House Salt Lake City. If you are keen on staying at budget hotels near Elgin Road, check out FabHotel Ratnakar Inn Ballygunge, FabHotel Arya International Elgin Road, and FabHotel Ratnakar Residency for a comfortable stay. You can also look for hotels in Howrah to stay just on the fringes of Kolkata. FabHotel Vinita Howrah is among the most sough-after economy hotels in Howrah.
Kankurgachi, a neighborhood in northern Kolkata, has a highly cosmopolitan crowd. There are several commercial buildings and restaurants which make Kankurgachi as one of the upmarket and plush regions in the City of Joy. Further, it enjoys fantastic connectivity and infrastructure in terms of schools, banks, hospitals, etc. that make it one of the most prominent places in the city. It is more reliable due to its close proximity to the international airport, railway and metro stations. Kolkata’s IT sector is also located quite close with many renowned organizations like IBM, Accenture, TCS and others having set ups here.
Shopping and Dining in Kankurgachi
Kankurgachi has become a popular shopping destination of Kolkata and it has some wonderful stores from where you can buy latest apparels and handicrafts. Uttarapan Shopping Complex, Mani Square Mall, VIP Market, Essence Kolkata, Quest Mall, Forum Courtyard and the City Centre work as great venues to indulge in a retail therapy. The popular restaurants of the neighborhood are Go Green, Flame N Grill Restaurant, Chicago Pizza, Haldiram’s Restaurant, The Firefly, Tewari Brothers, Honey Da Dhaba, Café Coffee Day and Domino's Pizza.
Attractions in and around Kankurgachi
Near the budget hotels in Kankurgachi you will find a number of tourist attractions which are quite famous throughout the country. The following are to name a few:
• Swami Vivekananda's Ancestral House and Cultural Centre (2.8 km)
• Science City (6.2 km)
• Shaheed Minar (6.4 km)
• Eden Gardens (7 km)
• Prinsep Ghat (8.1 km)
• Dakshineswar Kali Temple (11.7 km)
How to Reach Kankurgachi
Kakurgachi is located near Bidhan Nagar Road Railway Station (2.8 km). Howrah Junction, the largest railway station in the city, is 6.6 km away from this locality. There are numerous bus stops which are located around Kakurgachi and provide fast and reliable public conveyance. The metro railway stations nearest to Kankurgachi are Sovabazar and Girish Park. Dumdum Airport or officially, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is located about 10 km away from Kakurgachi.