Travel to Kolkata

Kolkata, the city of Joy has love and affection, dreams and desires, agony and delight, splendor and immorality, bravery and glory in equal measure. It is capital of West Bengal. It is one of the metropolitan cities in India. It is also known as the 'City of Joy' , 'City of Palaces'. The city is remembered as it has the largest bridge in India 'The Howrah Bridge', the first metro train in India and the hometown of Mother Teresa. Amongst the most celebrated festivals in Kolkata are Durga Puja, Saraswati Puja, Kolkata Book Fair (one of the largest in Asia) and Poush Mela.

FACTS & FIGURES :

Area 165.75 sq. km.
Temprature 20°C-35°C(Summers),
14°C - 28°C (Winters)
Best Season November-February
Language Rajasthani, Hindi, English
Altitude 237 meters above sea level

HOW TO REACH

By RAIL:
Trains from the other parts of the country connect Kolkata.

By ROAD :
Kolkata is connected with most of the Indian cities by road. For local transport, Kolkata Metro is India's first and only underground railway network and a good option to move around the city.

By AIR:
Most of the domestic airlines have direct services to and from Kolkata to other important cities of India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Patna, Varanasi, Lucknow, etc.

SHOPPING :

Kolkata is shoppers paradise. Bertram Street market offers leather goods, toys, silverware, jewelry, garments, fabric, confectionery, dry fruits, fish, meat, flowers etc. The air-conditioned market at Shakespeare Sarani specializes in clothes, jewelry, electronic household gadgets, watches etc. In North Kolkata, Ultadanga has the Uttarayan which has emporiums from many Indian states. Besides the traditional bazaars Kolkata has several modern shopping complexes as well as other retail complexes worth wandering through.

  • SIGHTSEEING :
  • Howrah Bridge
    Raj Bhawan
    Chowringhee
    Indian Museum
    Botanical Gardens
    Fort William
    Victoria Memorial
    St. Paul's Cathedral
    Birla Planetarium
    Eden Gardens
    Zoo
    Dakshineswar Temple
    Belur Math
  • EXCURSION :
  • Haldia
    Bally Bridge
    Serampore
    Chandannagar
    Diamond Harbour
    Bansbera

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