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The capital of West Bengal and cultural capital of India - Kolkata is the gateway to the mountains of the northeast and marshlands of Sunderbans. Situated on the banks of River Hooghly, it is the heart and soul of the Bengali ‘bhadralokh’......Read more on Kolkata

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Park Street, Kolkata
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One of the landmark streets of Kolkata, the Park Street is officially called Mother Teresa Sarani. As the street ran through a deer park in the early days, it was named Park Street. However, it was later re-named as Mother Theresa Sarani by Kolkata Municipal Corporation in... Read More »
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Howrah Bridge, Kolkata
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World’s fourth busiest Cantilever bridge is situated on the River Hooghly and connects the western bank of Kolkata to the eastern bank of Howrah. This bridge acts as the lifeline of Kolkata city and offers its best view from the centre of the river, although photography... Read More »
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Victoria Memorial, Kolkata
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The most famous landmark and tourist attraction of Kolkata is the Victoria Memorial hall. Built in 1921, this monument was designed by Sir William Emerson, a famous architect from the then British Empire. Sprawling over an area of 64 acres of land, the Victoria Memorial is... Read More »
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Dakshineswar temple, Kolkata
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Dakshineswar Temple was constructed under the supervision of Rani Rasmani of Janbazar. A popular story says that in her dreams she was asked by Goddess Kali to build this temple. The temple sprawls over an area of 25 acres housing the main Kali temple and adjoining prayer... Read More »
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Kalighat, Kolkata
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Build by a Brahmin Zamindar, Sabarna Roy Choudhury, the Kalighat Temple is a place for worshipping Goddess Kali. It is said that the old temple was housed within a small hut. It was only in 1809 when the construction of the present day temple began. In the 16th century... Read More »
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