City Overview :Kolkata is also known as Calcutta, is west Bengalore capital city of India. The city is also the cultural and commercial capital of India and East India. The city is very old approx 300 years but is considered as one of the largest metro city of India. The Howrah Bridge of the city is famous worldwide for its engineering technique. The other places are the Victoria Memorial, Belur Math, Fort William, Birla Planetarium and Kali Mandir.
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Languages :English, Hindi, Bangali are most commonly spoken.
Summers :May and June are hot and humid with temperatures in the low 30's and the maximum temperatures 40°C.
Monsoon :June and September and supplies the city with most of its annual rainfall of 1,582 mm
Winter :Between December and January tends to last for only about two and a half months, with seasonal lows dipping to 9 °C to 11°C.
What to See :Kolkata has many places to see like the Art Galleries, Heritage Trail, Museum, Bargain hunting, Sabarna Sangrahashala and many more. Victoria Memorial in the memory of Queen Victoria is also to be seen by the tourists. Apart from this the other attractions include are the Science City, Saheed Minar, Indian Museum, St. Paul Cathedral, Jain Temple, Kalighat Temple and lots more.
Getting There :Kolkata has good network with other parts of the country by air, railways and by road.
By Air :Kolkata is well linked with all the major cities of India as well as some of the other countries.
By Train :This source is also well linked with the other cities of India. The train stops in Howrah which is the main station. Apart from this many Local trains are available to the nearby towns.
By Bus :Kolkata can be reached by taking a bus from Orissa and Bihar. Many deluxe coaches and air conditioned buses moves between the states.
Where to Stay :Kolkata has different types of hotels which mainly consist of budget hotels and star category hotels. The choice of hotels and Kolkata hotel packages can be availed at low prices with many exciting offers. The tourists with a lower budget have nothing to worry as Kolkata has many economic hotels for the budget travelers in the city. Search the best and comfortable accommodations and book online Kolkata hotels...
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