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OVERVIEW

Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) is the capital of India’s West Bengal state. Founded as an East India Company trading post, it was India’s capital under the British Raj from 1773–1911. Today it’s known for its grand colonial architecture, art galleries and cultural festivals. It’s also home to Mother House, headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity, founded by Mother Teresa, whose tomb is on site.

Downtime Activities

Visit Victoria Memorial, St. Paul Cathedral

City tour of colonial architecture

River Cruise overlooking Howrah Bridge

Tour of Eden Gardens Cricket stadium

Visit the oldest Indian Museum

Take a fun Tram ride

Attend prayer at one of the oldest temple

Tour of Sundarbans- Home for Royal Bengal Tiger

Watch KKR play at Eden Gardens in an IPL game

BEST TIME

Aug – April

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