Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal and is known as the heart of the country. It is the third most populous metropolitan city of India. Earlier, the city was known as Calcutta.
It has been the cultural center of our country since the time of the British.
The ways of celebrating festivals like Durga Puja, Kali Puja, and the way they decorate their homes give them the spurt of their love of art.
The dramas performed by the local people of Kolkata have gained fame on the world stage. Kolkata is also known for its handicrafts.
Kolkata is also known as India's first underground rail metro service city and has the world-famous Howrah Bridge and tram services running across the city.
Local films also owe much to the Academy of Fine Arts, Victoria Memorial, and the Asiatic Society.
Kolkata has always been a fan of cricket and soccer with stadiums built all over the city.
Kolkata also presents an IPL franchise team in the Indian Premier League called Kolkata Knight Riders.
If you are in Kolkata, then do not forget to visit the local food shops in the city.
Bengali sweets are popular all over the country, especially Sandesh, Mishti Doi, and Ras Malai, and Rasogulla.
The city has something to offer for all types of travelers.
Whether a bag packer or a family, the city offers a perfect blend of local cuisine, art, contemporary lifestyles, and nightlife. From a business point of view, the city is well versed in international business and is well connected to all sectors through communication technology.
Tourist places in and around Kolkata - Victoria Memorial, Indian Museum, Eden Gardens, Science City, and more. Historical buildings like GPO and Calcutta High Court