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Kolkata (former Calcutta) is a city of contrasts
conflicts and has a lasting impact on its visitors.
It is India’s third largest city and is home to some countries
the most sacred temples and the best colonial structures.
Like the Indian Capital of Culture, it is said that Kolkata is
the greatest concentration of artists, writers and publishers
country. Although it is the center of Bengal culture, it is Kolkata
it is also a diverse city with a multilingual mix of languages
14 million people. Kolkata was home to two Nobels
Winners: Mother Teresa, whose humble home is still to be visited;
and writer Rabindranath Tagore. The city also has sports
fans, eden gardens, city temple cricket and
the world’s second largest cricket stadium; and Saltlake Stadium,
one of the world’s largest football sites, impressive
crowd volume 120,000.
In the years 1772-1912, Kolkata was the capital of the British Raj, a
a legacy that appears in its magnificent colonial architecture
a huge Victoria Memorial – and well-planned infrastructure.
However, the second half of the 20th century saw Kolkata
a period of decline, with poverty and economic stagnation. That’s it
only in the 1980s was India’s first democratically elected
Marxist administration that the city turned a corner.
Today, visitors are making their trip to this eastern corner
the country finds a city that has discovered its pride and
cultural identity, offering Bengal welcome warm enough to attract
even the toughest traveler.