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General InformationVictoria Memorial museum Calcutta
A 300 year old city…The birthplace of poet and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Swami Vivekananda, Jagdish- Chandra Bose and Subhash Chandra Bose, the great freedom fighter…… The city of enchanting monuments, interesting museums, lavish mansions and friendly people…

State Name
West Bengal

Distance from Major Cities
Asansol >> 222 kms, Bhubaneshwar << 499 km, Bodh Gaya << 477 km, Darjeeling >> 686 km, Durgapur >> 182 km, Jamshedpur << 296 km, Murshidabad >> 225 km, Ranchi >> 409 km, Shantiniketan >> 212 km

Weather / Climate
20'C to 31.'C and maximum temperatures in Calcutta often exceed 40'C

Other Name of City
Kolkata

Population
: 4,852,800

Religions (Major Religion)
Hindus, Christians, Muslims

Language
Bengali, hindi and English

Cuisine
Fish and rice Mustard oil which goes well with fish dishes is the medium of cooking in Bengali cuisine. , sweets and sweetened curds Rassogolla, sondesh, Begun Bhaja, Luchi, Machcher Jhol, Doi Machch (Sea Food), Mishti Doi (Sweetened Curd), Kosha Mangsho

Restaurants
Aheli, bar b q, china valley, the hub, kewpies, mainland china, Momo plaza

TemplesDakshineshwar Kali Temple
St. Paul's Cathedral Church, Jain Temple, Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Kali Temple,

Monuments
to Eden Gardens, The New Secretariat, High Court, Legislative Assembly, Jain temple, Victoria Memorial and the Race Course.

Other Attractions
The Birla Planetarium, Howrah Bridge, Writers Building, Indian Museum, The Botanical Gardens of Calcutta, Nicco Park, Science City in Calcutta

Wildlife
sundarban wildlife sanctuary

Excursions
Belurmath (10 km), Diamond Harbour (48 km), Hooghly Point (55 km)

Area
88752.Sq.km

Main Business Centres
Apeejay Business Centre Block - A, Apeejay House 15, Park Street Kolkata - 700 016, India Phone : 2217-1136, Extn. 121 Fax : 2217-1137 Cell : 9831475550 ,

Shopping
Emami Shopper’s City, Music World, a mega music store, The Oxford Bookstore, Metro Plaza, the Shreeram Market and the City Express Supermarket and the Hogg Market. Dakhinapan, near Golpark,

Things To Buy
sarees, sweets, handicrafts

Airport
Calcutta airport

Rail Road
Howrah and Sealdah railway station

GOI Tourist Office
Embassy' 4, Shakespeare Sarani. Calcutta 700 071, West Bengal Tel: (033) 2821402, 2821475, 2825813 Fax: (033) 2823521

Entertainment
theatres, movie halls, clubs

Best Season
September To February

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