What is So Special About Tangra in Kolkata ?In the heart of Kolkata, Tangra or the Chinatown boasts of being home to the largest number of Chinese immigrants in the country and is said to be Kolkata’s very own China. It is believed that the ‘Hakka’ Chinese from the Guangdong, Jiangxi and Fujian, have lived in Kolkata for the past 230 years. The Chinese had come in search of work to Kolkata’s port, and began working in tanneries, producing leather goods.
Vibrant Culture of Tangra
Taste of TangraThough the educated younger generations in Tangra have migrated to other places like US, Canada, Hong Kong, Australia, Taiwan etc in search of better prospects and tourists still visit here to lay their hands on the authentic Chinese cuisine, sold in the numerous Chinese Restaurants here.
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