Nobel, royal and cultured, Kolkata is vivacious and pulsating city. Also known by its old spelling "Calcutta", it is India’s second biggest city which is no less than a cultural and intellectual hub. It is located on the east bank of the River Hooghly and is a principal commercial and educational centre as well. Kolkata’s Port is India’s oldest operating port which is teemed with crowds of fishermen and local traders. If we take a look at the city and its suburbs, Kolkata emerges as the third most populous metropolitan area in India. It has a rich heritage and history which makes it one of the most prominent travel spot worth a visit. It is a birthplace of several Nobel laureates who contributed a lot to arts and science and numerous other fields. Kolkata is vibrant as dozens of its venues showcase Bengali music, poetry, dance, film and theatre. This city offers a dream travel to eager roamers.
185 square kilometre
|Best Time to Visit||:||October to March.|
|Climate||:||The climate is subtropical, with summer monsoons.|
|Main Languages||:||Bengali, English and Hindi.|
|Temperature||:||Summer - Max : 42. Min : 37.
Winter - Max : 29. Min : 9.2.