Sunday, 10 February 2013

7 Important Tourists Places in Calcutta / Kolkata

7 Important Tourists Places in Calcutta 
or Kolkata

  1. Victoria Memorial
  2. Fort William
  3. Eden Gardens
  4. Birla Planetarium
  5. Howrah bridge 
  6. Belur Math, 
  7. Botanical Gardens

A View of Howrah Bridge from the Railway Station

A view from Howrah Station

Info on Kolkata: Kolkata or Calcutta is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. 

Located on the east bank of the Hooghly river, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational center of East India. State: West Bengal Summer temperature: 30° C - 40° C Winter temperature: 30° C - 10° C 

Languages spoken: Bengali, Hindi and English

                                 Victoria Memorial

Major festivals: Durga Puja, Kali Puja, Saraswati Puja, Poila Baisakh, Vishwakarma Puja & Lakshmi Puja.

Durga Puja

Goddess Kali

Five star hotels in Kolkata Oberoi Grand Hindustan International Taj Bengal ITC Shonar Bangla Hyatt Regency Kolkata The Park Kolkata
Enjoyable activity and must do - a Tram Ride.....                                              


Kolkata has number of eateries catering to all tastes and food habits.Road side dhabas, hotels to fancy restaurants .

The average Bengali still prefers fish- a variety of dishes are available.

We decided to engage ourselves with a traditional Bengali meal. 

The place - Paddaparer Rannaghar 75 Ground Floor, Near Gariahat Golpark, Ballygunge Gardens, Sarat Bose Road (Near Deshopriya Park), Kolkata - 700029. The food was pretty god.Wide varieties and good services. price moderate.

The writer with his brother Raghu at
Paddaparer Rannaghar 
The entrance - Paddaparer Rannaghar