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Kolkata

5 ★
Most Popular
PlaceKolkata
AreaWest Bengal, India
Language Bengali, Hindi, English
WeatherSummer 35 To 43°C to °C, Winter 5 To 15°C to °C
Plan before:1 days
Prices starting: 5500/night
Best Time: April, May, August
Ideal Duration4 - 7 Days
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Kolkata Overview
235 customer reviews

Rating
Excellent (226)
Average (3)
Poor (2)
Terrible (4)
Do's & Dont's in Kolkata
  • Must See
    100%
  • Comfortable clothes
    86%
  • Parking
    71%
  • Food Joints
    75%
  • Hidden gem
    50%
  • Cleanliness
    100%
Ranking
Ranked 1 in Friends tours
Best time to visit for Solo - April, June, August
Best time to visit for Couple - April, May, August
Best time to visit for Family and Friends - May, June, July

Ideal duration for holidays in Kolkata is 4 - 7 Days, Best for Weeklong trips
Popular amongst travelers from kolkata, mumbai, guwahati, bengaluru
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Things to do in Kolkata
About Kolkata
Currency: Rupees - INR
Pincode: 700001

Established in 1690 as the trading post for the English East India Company by Job Charnock, Kolkata, or Calcutta as it was formerly called, is the present capital of the eastern state of West Bengal and one of the largest cities in India. The city that once served as the showpiece capital of the British power in India is noteworthy for its colonial architecture including the Victoria Memorial.

Other important sights include the Howrah Bridge, an engineering marvel that links the city and Howrah Station, the Indian Museum. Gateway to eastern India,and home to prominent intellectuals, the city is fiercely loved by Kolkatans.
 

Fast Facts

Temperature

Summer 41.7 - 38.1 C
Winter 29.3 - 9.6 C

Best Season

Throughout the year.

Getting to Kolkata

AIR

Kolkata is connected with all the major cities in India and abroad. Almost all prominent airlines of Indian and the world operate theirs flights from the city.

RAIL

Howrah and Sealdah, the two main railway stations in Kolkata, are connected by rail to all of the important places in India.

ROAD

Good motorable roads connect Kolkata to all the major cities in India.
Kolkata is
560 km from Puri
498 km from Bhubaneswar
606 km from Siliguri
678 km from Darjeeling
547 km from Patna
1586 km from Haridwar
681 km from Varanasi
2060 km from Mumbai
1490 km from Delhi


Air Distance from places (in Kms)
Kolkata Reviews (235)
visitor
5 ★
My overall experience in Kolkata was Excellent.
traveler
5 ★
Washroom facility is not so good. There is no entrance fee.
user
5 ★
No photography is allowed here.
anonymous
5 ★
My overall experience in Kolkata was Excellent. There is no entrance fee.
traveler
5 ★
Washroom facility is not so good. My overall experience in Kolkata was Excellent
visitor
5 ★
My overall experience in Kolkata was Excellent.
traveler
5 ★
Washroom facility is not so good. There is no entrance fee.
user
5 ★
No photography is allowed here.
anonymous
5 ★
My overall experience in Kolkata was Excellent. There is no entrance fee.
traveler
5 ★
Washroom facility is not so good. My overall experience in Kolkata was Excellent
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