City of Joy

About Kolkata,


Kolkata  is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. After Mumbai it is the second largest city of India. It is on the eastern coast of Hooghly river. it includes the suburbs ,The city is widely known as India’s “cultural capital”, and it is also nicknamed “Joy City”.  In 2011, the city’s population was 4.5 million, while the city and its suburbs had a population of 14.1 million, making it India’s third most populous metropolitan area.

Trams pride of kolkata,


The tram system, operated by the Calcutta Tramways Company (CTC) in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, is the only tram network operated in India. Asia’s oldest operating electric tram system, it has been running since 1902.

Culture of kolkata,


Kolkata has long been known for its literary, revolutionary and artistic heritage. With the former capital of India, this place became the birthplace of modern India’s literary and artistic thinking. Kolkata has always been a special place for art and literature. For these reasons, Kolkata is sometimes called the cultural capital of India, which will not be exaggerated . I am going to show you a couple of culture of kolkata.

Drama / play in kolkata,

The tradition of dramas etc. in the city is alive in the form of Jatra, theater and collective theater. Here Hindi movie is as popular as the Bengali movie, which is named Tollywood ,The film industry is located in Tollygunj. Here’s the long film-production of famous film director Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen, Tapan Sinha and Ritwik Ghatak. They are contemporary regional directors, Aparna Sen and Rituparno Ghosh.

Garment/attire,

Bengali women usually wear saris. They have a special style of wearing saris, which is a special Bengali identity. Bengali cotton and silk sari are famous in the world of saris, Men often wear western paint shirts, but on the occasion of festival, mens wear traditional dhoti and kurta,

Durga puja in kolkata,

Durga Puja is one of Kolkata’s most important and dazzling celebrations. This festival usually comes in the month of October, but it may also comes in September. Other notable festivals include Jagadithi Pooja, Pola Baisakh, Saraswati Pooja, Rath Yatra, Posh Porbo, Diwali, Holi, Krisma, eid etc. Cultural festivals include Kolkata Book Fair, Kolkata Film Festival, Dover Lane Music Festival and National Theater Festival.

Music in kolkata,

Indian classical music and Bengali folk music have also been appreciated in the city

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Victoria_Memorial

Victoria Memorial

The Victoria Memorial is a large marble building, which is considered to be the pride of Kolkata. Built between 1906 and 1921, it is dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria. Now, it is a museum and a popular tourist spot under the Ministry of Culture.

belur math

Belur Math

Belur Math is located in Belur, India’s West Bengal on the west bank of the Hooghly river. It is the headquarters of Ramkrishna Mission and Ramkrishna Math, founded by Swami Vivekananda.The architecture of this monastery is ….

botanical garden

Botanical Garden

The Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Also known as the Botanical Garden.  The botanical garden of Kolkata were founded by Robert Kyd in 1786.The best- known landmark of the garden is The Great Banyan Tree, an immense (large) …..

digha

Digha

Digha is a seaside resort in the state of West Bengal in India. It is located in Medinipur district and on the northern end of the Bay of Bengal. Its shallow sand has shorter shields along the coastline. This is the most popular seaside resort in West Bengal. ….

Indian Museum

Witness the charm of the glorious country of India the oldest, and the largest museum in India, the Indian Museum. It is one of the best places to visit in Kolkata for youngsters where they can gain insights to the rich traditional, and cultural heritage of their …..

Dakshineswar_Temple

Dakshineswar

Dakshineshwar Kali Temple is a Hindu temple located in Dakshineshwar near Kolkata.It is one of the great temples of Kolkata, which has a lot of religious importance for the locals as well as aesthetic value for the tourists. Dakshineswar   ……

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