Good and bad things about kolkata

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good and bad things about kolkata

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5 Things I Love & Hate About Kolkata City

The very existence of Kolkata as a city is steeped in nostalgia. When you are there, you long to get out and when you are away, you long to get back. In spite of being one of the best metropolitan cities in India, it craves for past glories or wonders. For example, some hard core Calcuttans still miss the name 'Calcutta'. City Of Bookworms: If you are a voracious reader, then Kolkata is the pilgrimage that you must visit in your lifetime.

However, I would like to give a factual account of the good and bad things about Kolkata. Good things: Cheap: The first advantage for a working.
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5. Slow Pace

The city is centred on the east bank of the Hugli Hooghly River , once the main channel of the Ganges Ganga River , about 96 miles km upstream from the head of the Bay of Bengal ; there the port city developed as a point of transshipment from water to land and from river to sea. A city of commerce, transport, and manufacture, Kolkata is the dominant urban centre of eastern India. A third opinion traces it to the Bengali words for lime calcium oxide; kali and burnt shell kata , since the area was noted for the manufacture of shell lime. In the government of West Bengal officially changed the name of the city to Kolkata. Area city, 40 square miles square km ; urban agglom.

Published on 14 April, at am By Kirti Sinha. Kolkata, the culturally rich city of our country is famous for innumerable things such as, delicious food, grand festivities, soulful music, craze for football and what not. However like any other city there are certain reasons because of which it is detested, which might not appear to pose as a problem for its inhabitants. With no offense to Kolkatans, we bring a list of things one might dislike in Kolkata. I would also like to mention that the one thing I completely adore about Kolkata is their love for a sport other than cricket. The hot and humid weather of Kolkata make it a little intolerable.

I felt like I had been transported back to the British Colonial period, as they still use the old fashioned looking Ambassador taxi cabs, as we drove through the city, the ride taking about an hour. Since I arrived fairly late at night, after 9pm, options were slim. After trying my two top choices and finding no vacancies, I found a simple no frills guesthouse that would be suitable for that first night. My first impressions of India? Pure chaos.


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