Kolkata (or Calcutta), the erstwhile capital of India, is the perfect fusion of tradition and modernity. The third-most populated city, Kolkata boasts of glistening office complexes and colonial era architecture. Victoria Memorial, Dakshineshwar Temple, Belur Math, Science City, and Indian Museum are some important places to visit in Kolkata. The best time to visit Kolkata is during Durga Puja that mostly lies in the month of October.
Due to the city’s strong hold in commerce and trade, it witnesses several business travelers. It also has a huge inflow of leisure travelers owing to the existence of various tourist spots. Hence, there are many 3 and 4 star hotels in Kolkata that can be found in all parts of the city including the likes of Park Street, Gariahat, Salt Lake, etc. Guests can avail best-in-class accommodation in Kolkata along with regular deals and offers by booking online on FabHotels website.
Commonly referred to as The City of Joy, Kolkata offers truckloads of experiences and things to do. Spend a lazy evening at the Princep Ghat or simply watch the spectacular view of the musical fountains at the Victoria Memorial Garden. There’s for College Street bibliophiles and countless art galleries (such as Genesis Art Gallery, Galerie 88, Experimenter Gallery, Emami Chisel) that display art at its best. Around the time of Durga Puja, taking a trip to Banamali Sakar St to watch the clay artisans build the colourful effigies of deities is among the best things to do in Kolkata.