Exploring Kolkata (2020)- West Bengal Tourism Guide

Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal and is the second-largest state in the country. The city has been showing overwhelming responses in art, culture and tourism. 

Kolkata is more popularly known as the City of Joy. Here, emotions and technology fuse to give a magical explosion of tourism. Every road and lane have a different story and you will be amazed to hear all of that. So, without further delay, set down on the road to enjoy your next trip to Kolkata.

How to reach Kolkata?

Kolkata is well connected with most of the cities in India. The Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport lies in the heart of the city. The major railway stations in Kolkata are Howrah and Sealdah Station. Even the remotely located cities will have trains connecting itself and Dubai. Kolkata is also well equipped with hassle-free roadways. Buses, cabs and taxis can be availed for local transport.

Best time to visit Kolkata

The best time to visit Kolkata is the months of September to January. During the Durga Puja festival, the city dresses up in the most beautiful way offering a grand welcome to the tourists. 

Summers in Kolkata are too hot and the high humidity of the city owes to the high level of uncomfortable atmosphere. Monsoon months usually get flooded with rains and are thus, not counted as ideal months for tourism.

What to expect in the city?

Kolkata is a city of everything. From the calm sunrise in the morning to the packed up local bus in office hours, the city offers a bunch of happiness to the tourists. 

From botanical gardens to national libraries, from zoological gardens to historical monuments, from science-based planetariums to numerous museums, this place vibrates with astonishing colors at every corner of the road. Dive in the heart of the city in your next vacation to Kolkata. 

Food that you should taste in Kolkata

Kolkata is famous for its delicious street food aroud the globe. Make sure to taste the elow metioned dishes when you are in Kolkata. Your taste buds will love this place more than anything.

Fish curry or Fish fry (if you are into non-vegetarian food)

Various types of sweet dishes like Rasogolla

Sweetened steamed rice (Pulao)

Homemade mutton curry

Egg roll or chicken roll or paneer roll

Thali from roadside dhabas

Instant preparation of puffed rice

Golgappa from roadside stalls

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