The former capital of British India, the port of Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) today forms the commercial and industrial hub of eastern India located on the eastern banks of the Hooghly River (about 150 kilometres upstream from the Bay of Bengal), which is a tributary of the Ganges.
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The final stop on our unforgettable journey through ‘incredible India’ was Kolkata. After spending five months in India and more than enough time in big cities we made this a flying visit staying just one night before heading off to the beaches in Thailand. Goodbye India! ...
Posted in Off Around the World by JnKbigtrip
somewhere between Varanasi and Kolkata and stayed there under the burning sun for most of the day. I had heard that Kolkata is one of the cheapest cities in India (cheap rents), so I decided this is the place ...
Posted in Fabrice Lambert's travel diary by 5fingerfab
Made infamous by mother Teresa, Kolkata is India's second largest city and was the capital of British India. Like so much of India, Kolkata is a city of extremes - whilst the grand colonial ...
Posted in Jules's Indian Adventure by Jules79