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Kolkata represents one of the four metropolitan cities of India. The city makes up the capital of the eastern state of India, West Bengal. The city, formerly designated as Calcutta, sway's rich cultural and demographic resources. The popularity of Kolkata. No longer identified with slums, destitution, and the inspiring work of Mother Teresa, Kolkata has grown into the cultural capital of India. It's a vibrant yet intimate city, full of captivating soul. Kolkata city is situated on the west banks of Hooghly River, in the state of West Bengal. Kolkata has a tropical climate that's extremely hot, wet and humid during the summer, and cool and dry during the winter.The city forms the eastern fringes of the state and lies close to the neighboring country. The city is provided with a number of transportation options. The city utilizes almost all the modes, incorporating roadways, railways, subways, water transport and airways. For public convenience there are buses, taxis, trams, metro (subway cars), railways, ferries, auto rickshaws and cycle rickshaws. Kolkata offers an eclectic combination of historical, cultural, and spiritual attractions. See theVictoria Memorial and wander through the Maiden before heading to the Howrah Bridge andflower market. The Kali Temple, Botanical Gardens, Belur Math Shrine, and Indian Museum are fascinating sights. The city has quite a number of aspects which makes it a prime tourist destination in India. The city is primarily famous as a great learning and commercial centre.

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