Kolkata Travel Tips

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Kolkata (Calcutta) is known for its grand colonial architecture and the Mother House, headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity, founded by Mother Teresa.

It is north India’s most chaotic city.

Better prepare yourself to experience all the sights, smells, sounds, and scams of this before a visit.

 

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