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Inside Background
Kolkata started off as a collection of three villages, in what is now presently...
Last edited: December 13, 2012
Travel Pictorial - Country or Natural Wonder Always browse any or all Travel...
Last edited: December 28, 2012
Here is a link to the tourist site: Kolkata (Calcutta) Tourist Info
Last edited: March 02, 2012
Here is a link to weather info: ( Kolkata ) Calcutta Weather    Kolkata is at...
Last edited: December 12, 2011
There are number of places where one can have a day or 2 break away from a...
Last edited: February 15, 2013
Actually this city is very much secure, crime rate is not as high as other...
Last edited: November 16, 2009
Inside Transportation
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU)   Arriving   There are...
Last edited: September 20, 2011
The Metro Railway is the backbone of the Public Transport System in Kolkata...
Last edited: August 15, 2011
This is a two way ferry service on the River Hooghly (also called Ganga) by...
Last edited: January 24, 2012
Inside Things to Do
Rabindra Sarobar, located in south Kolkata consists of a big lake, open green...
Last edited: February 10, 2012
Durga Puja A festival, spread over four days, in the Autumn.   Christmas @ Park...
Last edited: March 17, 2012
there are many attractions in kolkata for a nice family picnic. some of them...
Last edited: February 05, 2011
Indian Museum Science City Victoria Memorial Museum:The Raj's response to the...
Last edited: July 04, 2012
the definite arty area of the city is the Rabindra Sadan - Nandan premises...
Last edited: October 20, 2009
List of Shops Selling Sarees in Gariahat Tantuj, Adi Dhakeswari Bastralaya...
Last edited: November 08, 2012
In 1571 AD Emperor Akbar permitted nine Potuguese traders to construct a port...
Last edited: March 30, 2012
This is the first underground railway in India. It was bulit using the...
Last edited: June 22, 2012
Aqua is a great lounge/bar at The Park Hotel by the poolside. The music is...
Last edited: December 11, 2012
Situated a little way downstram from the Howrah Railway Terminus, this open air...
Last edited: November 01, 2011
Bird Watching in this lake, which is the winter habitat of many species of...
Last edited: November 01, 2012
There are numerous shops for Children's things. If you want to buy clothes, or...
Last edited: November 22, 2012
Contains the tombs of: Henry Louis Vivian Derozio,
Last edited: July 23, 2012
Here you can see: Job Charnock’s mausoleum, memorial of James Achilles...
Last edited: July 23, 2012
This is where Acharya Sir Jagdish Chandra Bose demonstrated the use of radio...
Last edited: September 17, 2011
The Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden is home to the famous...
Last edited: June 29, 2012
Cradle of Bengal Renaissance. Raja Rammohan Roy meditated in this house  
Last edited: September 23, 2012
Basalt sculptures are on display here with a distinct blend of Hindu and...
Last edited: April 01, 2010
This is the first public Science Museum in India. Website There ia mock-up...
Last edited: May 08, 2012
Chowringhee, Kolkatta What Fifth Avenue is to New York, the Champs Elysees is...
Last edited: February 07, 2011
It's a large open air, a series of stall-like shops on either side of the...
Last edited: January 30, 2008
Hatibagan Weekly Market:This  unique market or haat in bengali is held every...
Last edited: January 03, 2012
Kalighat Temple Where the sublime and the foul come face to face   If you've...
Last edited: December 07, 2008
Only in Kolkata can you ride a tram (in India).
Last edited: December 01, 2011
Pat Williamson Polo Grounds holds the distinction of being the oldest active...
Last edited: December 06, 2011
St Paul's Cathedral It was established largely through the efforts of Bishop...
Last edited: January 25, 2007
This is on Diamond Harbour Road, near Behala Tram Depot. Exhibits include...
Last edited: August 22, 2011
Inside Dining Scene
Kolkata is a haven for tasty and yummy street food ! You name it and its all...
Last edited: April 26, 2011
If money is not a criteria, coffee shops at the 5* Hotels are up for anyone to...
Last edited: September 12, 2013
Charnock City Good view of the city  from the top floor of a tall building.
Last edited: September 17, 2011
The Indian Coffee House is a restaurant chain first set up by the Coffee Board...
Last edited: July 01, 2011
Inside India: For Foreign Visitors
Currency The currency used in India is the rupee, which is divided into 100...
Last edited: January 30, 2013
Visas  All foreigners entering India need a visa.  You can fill it in on line...
Last edited: June 19, 2013
Emergencies in Delhi To call an ambulance, or you are broken down or need any...
Last edited: March 06, 2012
 Hindi Phrases     hello = NA-MA-SKAR or NA-MA-STE Good,  see, Okay, Oh...
Last edited: November 20, 2012
When in Kovalam (Kerala, India) it is so easy to call home to England, (code...
Last edited: December 11, 2012
Tipping  Visitors are not to be expected to tip taxi drivers. However, hotel...
Last edited: December 05, 2013
How to Enjoy Camping and Hiking Safely In Wildlife Area? Tips from the Expert...
Last edited: June 05, 2014
The Taj Mahal is located in Agra.  It is open from sunrise to sunset, so...
Last edited: June 11, 2013
Get medical advice from your doctor on appropriate jabs well before travelling...
Last edited: June 12, 2012
Dishonest Taxi Drivers at the Airport  One of the 'sharp corners' on your...
Last edited: November 11, 2013
Is it safe to travel by Trains in India Travelling by train in india is safe...
Last edited: July 13, 2014