Kolkata or Calcutta, the capital city of West Bengal, referred as the "City of Joy". The city was founded in 1698 and served as the capital of British India till 1911. Located along the banks of river Hoogly, Kolkata is connected to Howrah by the iconic Howrah Bridge.
With architectural splendour, rich art galleries, vibrant culture and historical significance, Kolkata is undeniably holds an important place in the economy, politics and culture of India with a significant past and culture, religious importance, along with a rich art and literary history.
There is lot of places to visit in Kolkata like Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Victoria Memorial, Shaheed Minar, Marble Palace, Indian Museum, Howrah Bridge, Belur Math, Fort William, Mother Teresa House, Park Street, Birla Planetarium, Tagore house, Birla Temple, Eden Garden, Church of St. John, New Market, South Park Cemetery, Old Chinatown, Indian Coffee House, Hooghly river, St. Paul's Cathedral, Kalighat Temple, Nakhoda Mosque, Botanical Garden, Jain Temple, Mullik Ghat flower Market, and Kumartuli Potter's colony.