Kolkata: Our Own City of Joy

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Kolkata: Our Own City of Joy

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It is said that Bengali is the sweetest language in the world. To experience the sweetness of this language, one simply cannot find a better place than Kolkata. The city has something to offer to everyone. Rich in cultural heritage, historical monuments, temples, water bodies, different modes of transport, great engineering marvels, food and innumerable other things, Kolkata is one of the major tourist destination of India.

It is hard to mention a specific place of attraction in Kolkata because the city has lot to give to its tourists.

The best way to start the day is with a dip in the river Ganges on babughat followed by a walk to Rabindra Setu, popularly known as Howrah Bridge. The cool winds hitting the face will surely give you a refreshing start to the day. However, to get a better view of the bridge, you will need to take the ferry that run below the bridge through the Ganges. Just below the bridge, a flower market offers great photo opportunities.

A taxi ride south of the bridge will take you to the Dakshineswar Kali temple, situated on the banks of the Hooghly River. It was built around the middle of 19th Century by Rani Rashmoni, a philanthropist and a devotee of Kali. The temple consists of the idol of goddess kali standing on the chest of Lord Shiva in a sleeping posture. Behind the idol, a thousand-petal lotus made of silver can be seen. The Temple is one of the famous temples for the devotees and one can enjoy the pleasant atmosphere in the morning by sitting …

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