Some Most Important Facts About Kolkata, WB

Today you will see some most important facts about Kolkata.

When Calcutta turned into Kolkata?

On January 2001, Calcutta was officially renamed Kolkata and August 24, 1686 was celebrated as the foundation day of Kolkata before the High Court order in 2003.

Is Kolkata a poor city?

Kolkata is the third richest city in India, after Mumbai and New Delhi, and also the third richest city in South Asia.

Which language is spoken in Kolkata?

Bengali is mainly spoken in Kolkata.

What are the places to visit in Kolkata?

Victoria Memorial in Kolkata, Howrah Bridge, Fort William, Eden Gardens, Belur Math, Birla Planetarium, Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Kalighat, Science City, Museum, Zoo, Indian Museum, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Nakhoda Mosque, Marble Palace, Parasnath Jain Temple, Mother Teresa Homes, Botanical Garden etc. can be visited in places.

Where was the first metro rail started in the country?

The first metro rail in the country was started in Kolkata.

Which is the only city in the country where tram runs?

Kolkata is the only city in the country where tram runs.

What are the names of the main writers of Kolkata?

The main writers related to Kolkata are Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, Rabindranath Tagore, Michael Madhusudan Dutt, Kali Nazrul Islam, Saratchand Chattopadhyay, Malay Raychaudhuri, Debi Rai, Falguni Roy, Tridiv Mitra, Suniti Kumar Chatterjee, Navnita Dev Sen etc.

What is the famous food of Kolkata?

The famous food of Kolkata is rice and macher jhol, kathi roll, misti doi in sweet and

Rosogolla and the wonder paan here are also very famous.

What are the main festivals celebrated in Kolkata?

Durga Puja is celebrated with great pomp in Kolkata, which is visited by tourists from all over the country and abroad. Apart from this, Jagaddhatri Puja, Saraswati Puja, Poila Baisakh, Paush Porbo etc. are also celebrated.

What are the main cultural festivals celebrated in Kolkata?

Cultural festivals like Kolkata Film Festival, Kolkata Book Fair, National Theater Festival, Dover Lane Music Festival are celebrated in Kolkata.

Which is the best time to visit Kolkata?

The best time to visit Kolkata is from October to March.


About the author

A Ranjan is from Kolkata in West Bengal. He is double post graduate in Computer Science & Management (Marketing & Operation), who is fond of Science & Technology, Stock Investing, Travelling and Writing. He made the art of writing his profession and started working from home. He mostly writes about Stock Investment, Motivational Story, Technology, Travelling Field & Famous people. This is the first employee to join the Yono Informer Team.

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