A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. And, there’s nothing better than falling in love all over again by planning a cutesy and romantic pre wedding shoot with your partner. Ditch the usual pre-wedding shoots at the heritage forts or with the iconic Taj Mahal in the background and instead, choose a pre wedding shoot in Kolkata. 

The artistic and cultural capital of India, Kolkata is well known for its colonial architecture. From street walking the countless bazaars to sitting by the banks of the Hooghly and enjoying a peaceful sunset, Kolkata is an ideal pre wedding shoot location offering a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

So, spend a day posing and making memories with your BAE at these stunning locations for pre wedding shoot in Kolkata.

1. Princep Ghat

One of the most sought after locations for pre wedding shoot in Kolkata, the Princep ghat is an architectural delight with the Ganges flowing next to it. Imagine a romantic shoot in the twilight next to the Corinthian pillars with the Vidyasagar Setu in the backdrop, sounds perfect, right?

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ShaadiWish Tip: Go for a romantic twilight boat ride facility on the river Ganges which will make for a perfect location for a stunning pre-wedding shoot with various moods.

2. Mullick Ghat Flower Market

Move over the usual pre wedding locations in Kolkata and instead, choose the most chaotic and biggest flower market of Kolkata brimming with colourful blooms. Choose to get shot amidst bundles of sunflowers and roses to garlands of marigold which makes for an Insta-perfect backdrop.

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ShaadiWish Tip: Play around with the flowers making your pre wedding in Kolkata full of fun and laughter.

Also, check out How Much A Pre Wedding Shoot Costs.

3. Victoria Memorial

The most iconic heritage property in Kolkata, Victoria Memorial is a unique blend of European, Indian and Persian architecture. Choose this white marble wonder along with its 64 acres well-maintained garden and open space as one of the locations for pre wedding shoot in Kolkata.

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4. Bow Barracks

Once a popular British cantonment and now an Anglo –Indian community, the lanes and bylanes of Bow barracks represent colonial charm. Add drama to your pre wedding pictures by shooting in the front of this red background which will take you back to the Victorian Era!pre wedding shoot in Kolkata

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ShaadiWish Tip: You can even rent a hand-pull rickshaw to give a personalized touch to your pre wedding shoot in Kolkata!

5. Maidan

From Hooghly in the west to Chowringhee and Park Street in the east, Maidan is a popular pre wedding shoot location for Kolkata couples. With lush greenery, tram tracks and statues, it is a great location with multiple backdrops for great couple pictures.

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ShaadiWish Tip: Schedule your pre wedding shoot at foggy winter mornings or cloudy monsoon days to get the best of dramatic pictures. 

Also, check out This Ultimate Pre Wedding Shoot Checklist.

6. Botanical Garden

If you and your partner are nature lovers then Botanical Garden is a must-visit place for your pre wedding shoot in Kolkata. Situated in Shibpur, Kolkata, this garden houses a wide variety of plants and lakes which are spread over a huge area of 109 hectares. The most famous attraction of the Botanical garden is the “Great Banyan Tree” which will make for a perfect backdrop for your pictures.

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7. Eco Park

From graffiti-covered walls to replicas of some of the Seven Wonders of the world, Eco Park makes for an ideal location for a pre wedding shoot in Kolkata. Offering you with ample of different backgrounds and lush greenery, get ready to have some of the most gorgeous and colour pop pictures with your BAE.

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8. Howrah Bridge

How about shooting with the iconic Howrah Bridge in the backdrop? After all, when in Kolkata you cannot miss visiting this world-famous bridge of India.

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Apart from these beautiful locations and backdrops in Kolkata, you can also plan a pre-wedding shoot at the local streets in Kolkata capturing the true essence of Kolkata city. 

Also, check out these Locations For Pre Wedding Shoot In Mumbai.

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