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  • Kolkata - Description of the City
  • Getting to Kolkata

Kolkata is situated on the East Bank of the Hooghly River. It was the capital of British India before Delhi expected this position. People in Kolkata were politically very aware and followed communism. Kolkata is seen as the land of various scholars.
The city stands for originality and ardor with all modern facilities available. Kolkata is developed from a fishermen’s' village to become one of the largest cities in the world. Kolkata has adjusted to the modern trends and techniques of the world but has not shed the hassle-free life style and the calm of it’s hey days.
Kolkata has the country's first Metro connectivity and some of its concrete structures are more than hundred years old. Places to visit in Kolkata include the Victoria Memorial, the Eden Garden, The Howrah Bridge and the Raj Bhawan.

  • By Air --Kolkata is well connected with most of the major cities in India by air. It also serves as an International gateway for many international flights to operate directly from Kolkata.
  • By Rail -- Kolkata is known as the most important city in Eastern India on the Indian Railway map. It is also connected with some of the superfast trains to almost all the parts of North, South and Eastern India. Two of the major railway stations in Kolkata are Howrah and Sealdah.

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