Although Calcutta it is marked by two major problems such as overpopulation and poverty, it also has a special charm that makes it a destination vacation little usual. The decline has faded in many parts of the city, and its packed historic, cultural and religious buildings are worthy of long visits. Calcutta is a destination you will never forget.
Although the date of birth of this cityIt could be set 300 years ago. Along the shore of the Hooghly River. The city was born from the union of the Sutanti, Gobindapur and Kalikata peoples. At first it became a kind of British port that gradually turned the area into a famous shopping center. Today it is still one of the most important cities in the India, a city with a soul, a legendary past and a rich artistic tradition.
The great wealth and great poverty live directly united. The antique shops are intertwined with the modern metro system that they have. In case you are concerned about shopping, even if it is not the most appropriate destination, Calcutta also has some of the boutiques most fashionable of the moment.
The city also enjoys a great reputation as the cultural and intellectual capital of India. This was the home of the winner of the Nobel Prize of poetry Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) and the famous film director Satyajit Ray (1921-1992). Outside the subcontinent, the city is mainly known for its poor neighborhoods and the work done there by the Mother Teresa.
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