Kolkata, earlier known as Calcutta is the capital of West Bengal. Situated on the banks of river Hooghly, it is known as the City of Joy. Kolkata is steeped in layers and layers of heritage and culture. It is an important center of art and history in India. Travel to Kolkata and its architecture will surely leave you amazed. From the grand Victoria Memorial to the busy Howrah Bridge, temples, old mansions, and colonial buildings, Kolkata’s architecture pulls off the old world charm, unlike any other city. Kolkata serves as a pilgrimage for writers since it has been home to some influential literary figures such as Rabindranath Tagore. Not to forget the delicious cuisine of Kolkata. The list of delicacies never ends here. From the famous sweet dishes like roshogolla and sondesh to the spicy chelo kabab, telebhaja and Mughlai parotha, Kolkata has it all.
This Kolkata vacation takes you to some architectural marvels of Kolkata such as Victoria Memorial. It was built in memory of Queen Victoria by Lord Curzon. The museum houses paintings, artifacts and memorials from the past. It is one of the major tourist attractions of Kolkata. You can enjoy boat ride at Hooghly River. This river is not just considered pious but is an important tourist spot. The boat ride gives one amazing view of the city which cannot be witnessed from the land. Trip to Kolkata also includes a visit to Jain Temple, marble street and South Park Street Cemetery which is one of the earliest known Church cemeteries.
The Kolkata tour will leave you amazed with its beauty and diversity
- Visit the holy shrine of Jains, Jain Temple
- Witness the massive Howrah Bridge
- Explore the memorial dedicated to Queen Victoria, Victoria Memorial
- Embrace the beauty of Kolkata city while enjoying a boat ride on Hooghly river