The city is the commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India.
The Port of Kolkata is India’s oldest operating port.
The people of Kolkata are very friendly, there is a lot of good food – main dish is Mach Bhaat (Fish curry) with rice, very famous sweet is Sandesh, which is made from milk.
Places to visit include Victoria Memorial Hall, the Planetorium, Howrah Bridge and Kali Ghat.
Do boating on Ganga (hubli )river, enjoy Tram ride.
For Shopping one can go to Bada Bazar.Leather articles and toys are very cheap.
Visit city’s official website