Kolkata- where India and England Collide.
Kolkata formerly known as Calcutta is the second largest city in India, located on the banks of river Hooghly. Kolkata is the hub of education, cultural of East India whereas the Port of Kolkata is the India`s oldest Operating port. Kolkata is recognised as the cultural and the intellectual capital. The poverty abject in your face, mix inexplicably British Raj-era gems, sprawling gardens and historic colleges. The Kolkata Racetrack and tee off are the India`s famous gold courses.
Yearly thousands of tourist visit Kolkata to explore its beauty, some of the major attractions of the city are Victoria Memorial, Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Howrah Bridge, Park Street, South Park Street Cemetery, St. Paul’s Cathedral and much more.
Culture and Cuisine:
Kolkata is the ideal place to taste the Bengali food. Bengali mouthwatering delicious food boasts off cottage cheese based sweets such as Sandesh, rosogolla and chanar payesh. Other yummy dishes are Misti doi (sweetened curd) and Patali gur confectionery (date palm jaggery). Every district of Bengal offers something unique to their guests such as Langcha and mihidana-sitabhog of Bardhaman, sharbhaja of Krishnanagar, chanabora of Murshidabad, etc.
As Kolkata is famous for sweets, the people of the place is also friendly, and lead an honest life.