Kolkata , also known as the City Of Joy is one of the most loved cities of India . The city of kolkata is known for it’s unique blend of cultures , vibrant lifestyle and age old architectures . Kolkata is also known as “Dessert City of India” for its mouthwatering delicacy of range of sweet dishes ; ‘Rasgulla’ among them is internationally adored.
Satyajit Ray was an Indian greatest filmmakers , screenwriter, music composer, lyricist and author of the 20th century, who was born in Calcutta .
In 1992 as a first Indian, Satyajit Ray received an Honorary Academy Award.In BBC’s poll, 2004, Ray was ranked number 13 of the Greatest Bengali of all time
Victoria Memorial is a large marble building later which become a museum in the heart of the city, Kolkata. In the memory of Queen Victori, the palace was built between 1906 and 1921.
The Victoria Memorial is built of white Makrana marble, like the Taj Mahal.
Walk throughout the Howrah Bridge simply one of the most unforgettable experience ever. Which is an iconic landmark of Kolkata.
It carries daily traffic of over 100,000 vehicles and countless pedestrians, the busiest cantilever bridge in the world. Howrah Bridge, also known as Rabindra Setu.
The oldest operating electric tram system in Asia has been running since 1902. The Kolkata trams it’s romantic and charm which adding to the beautiful pride of the city of joy.
The first trams were drawn by the horse. Then in 1902, the first electric tramcar in India ran from Esplanade to Kidderpore.
Uttam Kumar was born in Kolkata, 3 September 1926. He was an Indian film actor, director, producer, and singer, one of the most popular and beloved actors ever in India.
Uttam Kumar , popularly known as “Mahanayak”. Apart from Bengali, Uttam Kumar also acted in 15 Hindi. In the memory of Uttam Kumar, “The government of India” release 19 June 2015 “UTTAM” AWARD for Best Acting.
Kolkata’s hand-pulled Rickshaws as a cultural icon of the city. Since the end of the 19th century, hand-pulled rickshaws have been riding the streets of Kolkata, is another
pride of the city of joy.
Kolkata’s Durga Puja
Durga Puja is one of the most famous festivals celebrated in West Bengal and particularly in Kolkata, in honor of Goddess Durga.Durga Puja in Kolkata has it’s own unique rituals.
Most famous Kolkata Durga Puja Pandals are – Ekdalia Evergreen, Bagbazar, College Square, Mohammad Ali Park, Suruchi Sangha.