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Address: Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Old Metro but very convenient option

People avoid taking metro while the are on Business purpose. But in Kolkata I recommend all the business people who want to reach in various meetings, one after another, on time... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
manish190
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Ahmedabad, India
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Ahmedabad, India
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

People avoid taking metro while the are on Business purpose. But in Kolkata I recommend all the business people who want to reach in various meetings, one after another, on time should use Metro in Kolkata. Though it is quite old and nonAC Metro but still it will save lot of your travel time as there will not be any... More 

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Mumbai
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371 reviews
310 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The first "Metro Railway" system in India and one of the best. All the important tourist sites within Kolkata city are within walking distances of most "METRO STATIONS". It is also the cheapest mode of transport in the quickest time with the ticket price ranging from Rs for the shortest distance of travel.The trains are air conditioned.

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Thank MumbaiRiders
Chennai (Madras), India
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83 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Running through the heart of the city and bridging most important areas, the Kolkata metro transports more than six lakh people, every a day. Presently Line 1 from NOAPARA to KAVI SUBHASH is in operation. We had a chance to travel from JATIN DAS PARK station to DUM DUM station. Now-a-days RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) token are being issued in... More 

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Thank Jones S
Leeds, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kolkata Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Kolkata and the districts of South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas. Very busy during the working hours. If you want to save time during travel within the city of kolkata you have to choose Kolkata metro.

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Thank animeshpat
Gangtok
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106 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is India's oldest underground railroad. At popular station it's crowded but in others u can find seat to travel. Easy and fast to travel as road traffic is quite slow in city.

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Thank Rabi Narayan S
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have travelled in Mumbai n Delhi Metro, Kolkata metro would be surprise for you. Yes surprice!!! Because it is underground and still non AC. Imagine Mumbai locals plying underground.

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Thank Drarjun10
Mumbai
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54 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think the tickets are too cheap and should be raised. Overall the platforms and the trains were clean but seems there have been not many upgrades and that's what can be done if the prices are increased a bit. Overall OK frequency of trains and not overly crowded. More extensions\lines, which I believe is under works would reduce the... More 

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Thank N P J
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Security security everywhere. Kolkata Metro is easy to use, understand and cheap. Like the rest of Kolkata, it could definitely be cleaner, but other than that I can't really fault it.

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Thank Skye R
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41 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

convenient mode of transport; the only drawback is in the naming of the metro stations. Instead of being named after the celebrities it should be named as per the location. It helps the common man especially the tourists visiting Kolkata to figure out the exact location.

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Thank Devjani G
Bhubaneswar, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great saviour for people of South Kolkata. But the metro system needs to be upgraded and more automated for much more faster communication. Time punctuality must be taken care of.

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