This is India’s most chaotic city. Better prepare yourself to experience all the sights, smells and sounds of this megacity before visiting. Kolkata (Calcutta) is known for its grand colonial architecture and the Mother House, headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity, founded by Mother Teresa.

Kolkata-Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU) is the primary flight hub of Kolkata area & northeast India.

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Kolkata Travel Guide Blog

Where to go in Kolkata? Achieve your travel goals with this list of beautiful destinations, things to do, best places to visit, Kolkata tourist spots, attractions & more.
Misadventures from two days in Kolkata, the jump-off point of my 1 month solo adventure around Northern India.

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Kolkata Tours, Packages & Discounts

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Kolkata Flights

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