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Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, is the second largest city in India after Mumbai. Sharing an intimate history with the British East India Company, Kolkata is said to be where India and England meet. Embark on a heritage walking tour and learn about the long and vibrant culture and history of how Kolkata came to be. As the land of the Hindu goddess, Kali, take a journey through a region of temples and let it open your eyes to the sanctity of local worship and prayer rituals. Visit important landmarks like Jain Temples, the Dakshineswar Temple, and Kalighat–a famous temple dedicated to the goddess, Kali.

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10 May MON 37° 25°
11 May TUE 37° 25°
12 May WED 37° 25°
13 May THU 36° 25°
14 May FRI 37° 27°
15 May SAT 38° 28°

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About Kolkata

Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, is the second largest city in India after Mumbai. Sharing an intimate history with the British East India Company, Kolkata is said to be where India and England meet. Embark on a heritage walking tour and learn about the long and vibrant culture and history of how Kolkata came to be.


As the land of the Hindu goddess, Kali, take a journey through a region of temples and let it open your eyes to the sanctity of local worship and prayer rituals. Visit important landmarks like Jain Temples, the Dakshineswar Temple, and Kalighat–a famous temple dedicated to the goddess, Kali.

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  • DEC - FEB
    27° 12°

  • MAR - NOV
    36° 16°

General info

  • Time Zone
    GMT +05:30

  • Currency
    Indian Rupee

    1USD = 73.17INR

  • Best time to visit
    • JAN - FEB

      Saraswati Puja

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