Kolkata is the second-biggest city in India and the state of West Bengal. Kolkata’s old name was “Calcutta” and it was built by the British empire from the year 1773 to 1911. It is also another nickname is “City of Joy”. Kolkata was the first city that provides underground metro services. It is the city of the festival and hub of culture. Many famous personalities are born and brought up in Kolkata such as Mithun Chakorbati, Rabindranath Tagore, Mother Teresa, Amrita sen, and many scientists are from there, Sisir Kumar Mitra, Amal Kumar Raychaudhuri, C. V. Raman, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy. Kolkata is the city where Durga Pooja is a Very big celebration for people during the Durga pooja the entire city is lighting up with millions of light. The best time to visit Kolkata is Durga Pooja. Best Places to visit in Kolkata.
Victoria Memorial is situated in the city of Kolkata and it was built in the memory of Queen Victoria to celebrate her 25 years to rule over India. It is located in the heart of Kolkata. It is surrounded by lush green and well- maintained beautiful garden. Victoria is the place that shows the Victorian era in the modern-day world. This place in the evening is an added delight.
Fort William is located in the city of Kolkata and it was built in the year 1696. Today, this is the property of the Indian Army and has a capacity of accommodating up to 10,000 army personnel. After Fort William 2nd named Fort William. This also famous for its nearby downhill mountain bike track and it is the center of hillwalking and climbing.
Belur Math is located in Kolkata and it is the headquarters of the Rama Krishna Math and Mission. It is founded by Swami Vivekananda, and the chief disciple of Ramakrishna Paramahansa, the temple is at the heart of the Ramakrishna Movement. The temple complex also a museum and several other educational institutions. Flowers and sweets are not offered.