tour travel agents agency company operators in Kolkata

tour travel agents agency company operators in Kolkata

THE CITY OF JOY

 

Kolkata formerly known as Calcutta, the state capital of the Indian state of West Bengal is the largest city of India area wise. It is the birthplace of some of the greatest literary scholars particularly Rabindranath Tagore, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Sharat Chandra Chatterjee. The city still has a British period charm with its old colonial era buildings.

 

Major Attractions

 

 

  • Howrah Bridge: built across the river Hoogly entirely out of steel by Tata Iron and Steel Co it is the city’s prime icon and a great tourist place in India.

  • Birla Planetarium one of the biggest planetariums of the world.

  • Kalighat: one of the Shakti Peeths in the Hindu Religion, it is said that Lord Shiva’s former wife Sati’s arms fell over here.

  • Dakhineshwar Temple: a temple dedicated to Goddess Kali, the goddess of sacrifice. It was built by Ramakrishna Paramhansa.

  • Victoria Memorial: a white stone architecture dedicated to Queen Victoria of England, it is the answer of the British to the Taj Mahal at Agra.

  • St John’s Church: established in the 1700’s it has the burial grounds of the person who founded Kolkata.

 

How to Reach

 

 

Kolkata being a cosmopolitan city is well connected to almost every part of India by rail as well as air and by air to few foreign destinations.

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