Cities at a glance

Video: Beautiful Bengal, an experience like no other

WEST BENGAL: Located in eastern India, the state has a flavour of its own. From its delicious food to its culture of addabazi (hanging out and debating all and sundry), among a few Indian states where the love of football even rivals cricket, the intellectual and artistic tilt of its natives, the state is a joy to visit.

The state capital is Kolkata (Calcutta) is one of the largest cities in India and was the first Indian cosmopolitan city. It was also the seat of the British when they first arrived in India. Today, you can see many monuments from the era dotting the city like Victoria Memorial, Writer’s Building and Kolkata Town Hall. Visit for an experience like no other.


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