Kolkata or Calcutta is located in East India and is the second largest city in India. It is the capital of West Bengal and has long been known as the cultural capital of India. As the former capital of Colonial British India, remnants of that culture and architecture are still present, more so here than any other city in India. Kolkata is a vibrant city which one must experience and get a dose of everything artistic, cultural, and intellectual. Kolkata is a cultural amalgamation of the old and the new as it develops in to one of the more important economical centres. Urban spaces, remnants of colonial buildings, abject poverty, premier educational institutions, and delicious food are what characterize this ever busy and bustling city. Kolkata is very well connected with an airport catering to both international and domestic flights, two railway stations, and roads that are linked to many other major states in the country. The charm of Kolkata never fails to attract its share of travellers and it’s also attracting a lot more business travellers as well. Accommodation at Kolkata offers a variety of options to choose from with luxurious hotels, budget hotels, guest houses, and service apartments, to name a few. Kolkata is also one of the cheapest cities to live in in India, and hence finding 2 star hotels in Kolkata which come with a decent set of amenities should suit your budget and comfort needs. Treebo has launched properties in the city and our 2 star properties in Kolkata come with your basic standard amenities as well as Treebo essentials such as complimentary breakfast, clean and hygienic linen, free Wifi, complimentary toiletries, air-conditioned rooms and TV with cable/DTH connection amongst a few. There is much to see and experience in this “City of Joy”. The most famous landmark of the city is Victoria Memorial which is a stunning example of architecture that is dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria. It now stands as a museum and a very popular tourist attraction. The world famous Eden Gardens is also here where several historical matches have occured. An evening spent by Howrah bridge is a great way to wind down. Kolkata is also a food lover’s paradise with streets and streets full of restaurants and food stalls serving the best Indian street food and prices that are economical and well worth the spend. If one is planning a holiday to Kolkata and if your timings are flexible, Kolkata is most alive during Durga Puja and it’s the best time to see its culture in its most bold and vibrant form.
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