India - Kolkata (Calcutta) (PDF Chapter)

India - Kolkata (Calcutta) (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Kolkata (Calcutta) chapter from Lonely Planet’s India guidebook.

India’s third-largest city is a daily festival of human existence, simultaneously noble and squalid, cultured and desperate, decidedly futuristic while splendid in decay. Locally, Kolkata is regarded as India’s intellectual, artistic and cultural capital.

  • watch clay goddesses come to life in the sculptors’ studios of atmospheric Kumartuli
  • maps
  • ride a boat on the Hooghly River to Mullik Ghat Flower Market
  • transport
  • ponder the architectural brilliance of the Victoria Memorial, British Raj’s majestic tribute
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Courses, Tours, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.

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