Visit City of Joy - Kolkata

'City of Joy' (Kolkata), formerly known as ‘Calcutta'. It is also popular the ‘Cultural Capital' of India. Kolkata is approximately 300 years old and one of the historic/largest metropolitan cities in India. The cozy cosmopolitan ambience always attracts people from all part of world to visit this vibrant city, Kolkata. Hooghly River (north-south direction by the banks of river Hooghly) enhanced the beauty of Kolkata by its presence like the Thames beautifies London.

Kolkata was the capital of the ‘British Raj' in India and was the Gateway to the country and from that time onwards Kolkata has an imprint of Victorian in its landscape. A number of Significant cases has taken place in kolkata like a number of vigorous and violent nationalist movement in the early nineteenth century. Kolkata also known as the home of the cultural Renaissance. Over 10-million people and full of heritage, art, sports, politics, culture and tourism – all together it is Kolkata Till date kolkata is one of the most happening places in terms of Cultural and politics as well.

Kolkata's geographical coordinates are 88º20'E longitude and 22º33' N latitude. Population of kolkata is approximately 5,000,000. The Weather (climate) is typically tropical (largely wet & dry, Rain in the monsoon). Between October and March is the best time to visit Kolkata.

Kolkata is the capital of West-Bengal and the most important, happening city in the Eastern India. Kolkata has many places, which attracts people from all over the world. Some of the most tourist attractions are :-
Victoria Memorial · Howrah Bridge · 2nd Hoogly Bridge · Town Hall · Kalighat Temple · Birla Planetarium · Fort William · Botanical Garden · Asiatic Society · Ashutosh Museum of Indian Art • Nehru Children's' Museum· Academy of Fine Arts · Nandan Complex · Alipur Zoo · Race Course · Science City · Millenium Park · Aquatica · Nicco ParkSearch Other Amusement Park

Many of International standard Hotel, like Sonar Bangla, Kenilworth, Camac Plaza, Hyatt Regency Kolkata, Oberoi Grand, Hindustan International, Taj Bengal, are there in Kolkata. Incase of middle-class families, there are countless Hotel and Guest Houses available with State-of-the-art facilities to its guests. Search Hotels of Kolkata & Bengal.

The Transportation system of Kolkata is excellent and well connected with the different areas of Bengal, India and World by Air, Road and Rail.

Air Routes to Kolkata

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (Kolkata Airport) which receives number of Domestic and International flights. Some of the major airlines are as follows: · Air India · Emirates · Lufthansa German Airlines · Air Deccan · British Airways · Gulf Air · Singapore Airlines · Air Sahara

Rail Routes to Kolkata

Sealdah, Kolkata Station (recently established) and Howrah are the two important railway stations of Kolkata, that connect kolkata to all parts of India.

Roadways to Kolkata

Kolkata is well connected with a very extensive system of local & long distance transports including trams, buses, autos, taxis, underground metro rail & hired cars.


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