1 Historical charm
Kolkata has a historic charm about it. The city is surrounded by many historical monuments and places that belonged to the ancient Bengal. Starting from the “Victoria Memorial” , “the Famous Maidan”, “Jorasanko”, “the House of our Rabindranath Tagore”, “the Park Street Cemetery” to “the Holy St. Paul’s Cathedral”, Kolkata is dotted with historical memories.
2 A delight for your taste buds
You will never remain hungry when you are in Kolkata. There is galore of options available for you. There are a number of famous Mughlai restaurants like ‘Nizam’s’, ‘Zeeshan’ and ‘Arsalan’. There is also a huge number of yummy street food available at every corner. Sweets are another delight of this city. Kolkata’s Rosogolla and Mishti Doi are the ultimate euphoria for every taste bud, that visits Kolkata.
3 Amazing Public Transport
The city has very cheap transport fare. Kolkata’s metro has the cheapest rates. You will find a varied number of options for transport starting from local trains, buses, autos, rickshaws, metro, taxis and even launches. The olden day trams still trudge through some of the roads of Kolkata.
4 Home to famous personalities
Kolkata is a home to many famous personalities like “Rabindranath Tagore”, “Mother Teresa”, ‘Satyendra Nath”, “C.V. Raman”, “Subhas Chandra Bose”, “Amartya Sen”, “Swami Vivekananda” etc.
5 Historical Temples
You will find many temples in this beautiful city.
6 It is shopping time
It has a huge number of markets and shopping centers. It offers a wide variety of options to the tourists and outsiders. A variety of traditional sarees and ethnic Punjabis are found in the shops of Kolkata. ‘New Market’ and ‘Gariahat’ are two of the most famous shopping hubs in Kolkata for the shopaholic.
7 Very affordable
Kolkata, despite being a metropolitan city, is very easy on the pockets. Here the travel fare and even the cost of food is very cheap, in comparison to other cities.
8 Durga Puja
Another very important reason that makes this city very special is “the Durga Puja” which is celebrated in this city. During the Durga Puja,the city is high on the celebration and it is really a spectacle worth watching. The madness of Durga Puja decorates the whole city with lights, laughter, pandals and people.
9 The river Hooghly
Along the boundary of the city flows the river Hooghly. The beautiful riverside or the Prinsep Ghat will surely steal your heart away. The launch ride across the river will take you closer to the soul of this city.
10 Music and Art reside here
This city is a hub for cultural activities. Theatres, art festivals, and melodious functions are a regular happening in this city of joy.
11 The warmth will win your heart
Last but not the least , Kolkata’s people carry a certain warmth along with them. The hospitality and kindness of the people here are known throughout the world. At every corner of the street,you may meet a smiling face, ready to help you out.
Kolkata’s incense of love and warmth draws hundred of people to this city every day. I am very sure that you will not regret a visit to this city of joy. There are high chances that you will give your heart to this city of love and exuberance.
Come make Kolkata a part of your heart beat.
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