Kolkata City

Kolkata also known as Calcutta (it is the official name until 2001) is the capital of the West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly River. It is the educational cultural, and commercial, centre of East India, Kolkata has with competence rebuilt the heritage buildings, historical art and colonial walls reflects the British rule. It is also known as City of Joy.

The city also exhibits typical Bengali culture that is particularly favoured by people who love food, music, fine arts and literature. Here are some of the best places to visit in Kolkata which form an essential part of the city’s tourism.

  • Victoria Memorial
  • Indian Museum
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral Church
  • Jorasanko Thakurbari
  • Town Hall
  • Saheed Minar
  • Howrah Bridge
  • Princep Ghat
  • Fort William
  • Tagore’s House
  • Sunderbans
  • Kalighat Kali Temple
  • Nicco Park
  • Birla Planetarium
  • Science city
  • Birla Mandir
  • Alipor Zoo