Kolkata

Founded on

15th and 16th Century

Founded by

Job Charnock

State

Kolkata

Geographical Area

185 km2

Population

45 Lakhs

Best time to travel

November to October


About Kolkata

Kolkata also known as Calcutta the official name until 2001 is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly River. The city is widely regarded as the "cultural capital" of India. Calcutta is a very popular city in India encompassing various palaces, forts and monuments based on Indian history. The people of this city is too much warm, love and passionate.

Monuments / Historical Places / Sightseeing in Kolkata

1. Victoria Memorial

2. Fort William

3. Marble Palace

4. Howrah Bridge

5. Tagore’s House

6. Sunderbans

7. Rabindra Sarovar

8. Botanical Gardens

9. Dakshineswar Kali Temple

10. Kalighat Kali Temple

11. Indian Museum

How to reach Kolkata

It is very well connected to all the major cities of the country as well as international locations. The strong transportation links mean that easily reach the state via air, rail or road, whatever suits best. Local transportation options are also easily available, such as taxis and buses.

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