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Five Things You Cannot Miss in Kolkata

The colonial relics and the contemporary development have interspersed everything to call Kolkata a traditional metropolis.

City of Joy title was given to Kolkata during the British Raj in India. People have different explanation to the name but actually it is the life style of Kolkata that has earned it name. 

One of the oldest cities in India and the ex-capital of the country is enriched with values and history. There are many places that would give you the best opportunity to enjoy in the City of Joy. Kolkata is all about charm and life. From eating to travelling, Kolkata is all about Joy.

Morning Rush in Kalighat Temple

Five things you cannot miss in Kolkata
Kalighat Temple

Kalighat Temple is an ancient temple situated in the old part of the Kolkata. The temple is hugely famous for its divine atmosphere and equally popular reputation. 

The earlier name of the city was ‘Kalikhetra’ which letter changed to Kolikata and finally became Kolkata. Thousands of visitors throng in the temple for paying a visit.

During morning hours the temple remains crowded with thousands of devotees. They all gather to seek the blessings of Maa Kali.

Craze for Football Match

Football Match in Kolkata
Football Match

If you are in Kolkata and did not witness a football match of East Bengal and Mohan Bagan, then you have certainly missed out something. So, a football match in the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata is always fun to watch and also enthralling to watch.

Rich Artifacts of Indian Museum

Museums in Kolkata
Indian Museum

Indian Museum in Kolkata is one of the best places to visit in the city. The museum is also called as the ‘Magic House.' Many antique and ancient stuffs are preserved in the museum, and it is famous for its wide collections. Situated in the Asiatic Society, Park Street, Indian Museum has been enticing to visit, stay and enjoy.

An Evening in Victoria Memorial Hall

Victoria Memorial Hall
Victoria Memorial

Victoria Memorial Hall is one of the most beautiful places in the entire city. Made in between 1906 to 1921, the fitting marvel building was built in the memory of Queen Victoria. But the evening in front of the Victoria Memorial is something that one should never miss out in Kolkata. 

Food in Kolkata

Cuisines of Kolkata
Food in Kolkata

The food of Kolkata is considered to be one of the best in the World. The fast food at the road side is absolutely brilliant. There are many restaurants that are operating in the city just to serve you the best food of Kolkata!

Durga Puja in Kolkata

Festivals in Kolkata
Durga Puja in Kolkata

Last but never the least and probably the most famous and best part of Kolkata is the Durga Puja. The festival of the Bengal is celebrated throughout the city for four days during the last four days of Navaratri. The whole city gets lightened up with plenty of lights and big pandals throughout.

Some say Kolkata is still in the British Time, and you might get an impression of that if you visit Maidan, Victoria Memorials and other structures. But it is certainly not the fact. 

The overwhelming and welcoming Bengali people will give an extra warmth of staying in Kolkata for a long time.

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