Kolkata

Kolkata is the capital of and one of the largest urban agglomerations in . It is the largest city in Eastern India. Kolkata is an 'in your face' city that shocks and charms the unsuspecting visitor.

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is an important part of Kolkata city. Photo: Anitek bhattacharya, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the heart of Kolkata. It consists of the region just north of the and includes Dalhousie Square with all its colonial British buildings. Photo: Gangulybiswarup, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The of Kolkata are in . Photo: Gangulybiswarup, CC BY 3.0.

refers to the eastern areas of the city of Kolkata, . Photo: Rangan Datta Wiki, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is a town in the of Kolkata, , . Photo: Zcarstvnz, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the oldest area of Kolkata, a fascinating district dominated by narrow little lanes and hundreds of century-old buildings. Photo: Gangulybiswarup, CC BY 3.0.

is a district of Kolkata. In the heart of the city, the 400-ha park stretches from the… Photo: Rangan Datta Wiki, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The of Kolkata are in . Photo: Gangulybiswarup, CC BY 3.0.

is a temple town in in . Photo: Nikkul, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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The of India on the Belvedere Estate in Alipore, Kolkata, is the largest library in by volume, and India's library of public record. is situated 4½ km southwest of Kolkata. Photo: Gangulybiswarup, CC BY 3.0.

Fort
is a fort in Calcutta, built during the early years of the Bengal Presidency of British India. is situated 2½ km west of Kolkata. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Museum
The is a large marble building in Kolkata, , , which was built between 1906 and 1921. is situated 3 km southwest of Kolkata. Photo: Subhrajyoti07, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a district of Kolkata. In the heart of the city, the 400-ha park stretches from the… is situated 2½ km southwest of Kolkata. Photo: Rangan Datta Wiki, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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