• Kolkata Race Course

    Things To Do Kolkata

    Kolkata Race Course

    Things To Do


    Kolkata Race Course

    It is one of the largest horse race venue in India which is maintained by the Royal Calcutta Turf Club. Visitors who are seeking new experiences receive a glimpse of the city's affluent and regal side.

    Why to visit this place

    Race Course is the most exciting horse racing venues in India which was built in 1820. It is one of the must-visit destination for the people visiting kolkata. Here, visitors gets the taste of elite and royal side of the city who are looking for new experience.

    The vast ground hosts several important races during the year. Place a bet on the chosen horses and enjoy and cheer them as they run. This place guarantees you an exciting world of horse racing. The best timings are July to September and November to March. (mostly Saturdays and public holidays).

    Like other heritage landmarks of Kolkata, the racecourse too, plays a perfect reminder to the colonial era and opulence of the bygone times. Since Calcutta was the first base where British empire laid its power in India, it went on to become the first modern city of the empire outside of London.

    More About Kolkata Race Course

    What is the nearest landmark?

    You can easily locate the location as it is close to New Khidderpore bridge.

    What are the places to visit near Kolkata Race Course?

    Indian Museum, Victoria Memorial and Alipore Zoo are the places to visit near Kolkata Race Course.

    How far is it from the centre of Kolkata to Kolkata Race Course?

    The distance between the centre of Kolkata and Kolkata Race Course is 3 km.

    Special Tip:

    The races are held twice a year, once from November to March and once from July to September. The races often take place on Saturdays and other federal holidays.


    Open Time : 12:00am to 12:00 pm

    Entry : paid

    Address : Race Course, Hastings, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

    Website : https://www.rctconline.com/

    By Rebecca Lal

    More Travel Tips from Kolkata