Kolkata Interesting places 


It is a big city, megacity. Also called Calcutta (the official name until 2001). It is the capital city of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly River (Ganges), it is the cultural, and educational center of East India, while the Port of Kolkata is India’s oldest operating port. Kolkata is the third most populous metropolitan area in India.  From my... Read More
Kolkata: Indian museum Interesting places 

Kolkata: Indian museum

The Indian Museum is the largest and oldest museum in India. It has rare collections of antiques, armor, ornaments, fossils, skeletons, mummies, and Mughal paintings. It was founded by the Asiatic Society of Bengal in Kolkata, in 1814. The founder curator was Nathaniel Wallich, a Danish botanist. It has six sections comprising thirty-five galleries of cultural and scientific artifacts namely... Read More
To Kolkata, Day 3 Interesting places 

To Kolkata, Day 3

12th of February, Sunday Today we had to wake up early because of so many things to see. This time we had to go alone without our friends. We ate breakfast and were seated in a taxi. The first stop was the big Indian Museum. It was big and impressive. Almost half of the museum was renovated. But it didn’t... Read More