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Kolkata


Kolkata, India, a Historical place

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About Kolkata

Best for a visit between October and March, the 'City of Joy', as it is sometimes referred to, Kolkata has a rich cultural history and offers tonnes of attractions and landmarks worthy of a visit.

First and foremost is the Victoria Palace with its characteristically British architecture, the monument serves as a testament of the British rule and its special relation to Kolkata, erstwhile Calcutta which was their first capital.

The oldest museum in the country is also said to belong here in Kolkata. Named The Indian Museum it is said to harbor India's one and only mummy.

Another remarkable landscape to which the city has an undisputed claim is the Eden Garden stadium. Not only is it the largest stadium in India, it has also witnessed several historic records being made as can be attested by avid cricket fans.

For the nature lover, there are several pristine locations that tempt one with their becalming natural landscape and pristine state. These include Princep Ghat, Eco Tourism Park and Rabindra Ghat, just to name a few.

When it comes to some truly phenomenal feats of mega-architecture, Kolkata surely leads the pack of Indian cities. The two engineering achievements being the Howrah Bridge built in 1943 and the Kolkata metro which became operational 18 years before the Delhi Metro, in the year 1984.

This short glimpse of the culture capital of India would be incomplete without mentioning its famous street food. The Chaurangi Lane kathi rolls are a gastro delight not to be missed out on. Apart from that, the city's favourites are momos, jhal muri, Puchka, ghugni chat and bhel puri. The aroma of spices and the minty freshness of chutney is sure to set your mouth watering.

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How much a typical Hotel in Kolkata costs per night, considering the average prices ?

The typical Budget Hotel cost is in the range of 90 SGD to 91 SGD.

While a stay at 2 Star Hotel cost is in the range of 42 SGD to 57 SGD.

If you plan to stay at a 4 Star Hotel, the cost is in the range of 119 SGD to 187 SGD.

If you plan to stay at a 4 Star Hotel, the cost is in the range of 131 SGD to 150 SGD.

While a stay at 2 Star Hotel cost is in the range of 44 SGD to 50 SGD.

However a 5 Star Hotel in Kolkata, the per night room cost is in the range of 206 SGD to 407 SGD.

Considering a stay at 3 Star, the cost is in the range of 102 SGD to 110 SGD.

Considering a stay at 3 Star, the cost is in the range of 86 SGD to 108 SGD.

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Kolkata's Monthly Temperature
13.7
26.0
Jan
16.6
29.0
Feb
21.4
33.7
Mar
24.9
35.7
Apr
26.1
35.5
May
26.5
33.7
Jun
26.2
32.0
Jul
26.1
31.8
Aug
25.9
32.0
Sep
23.9
31.7
Oct
18.8
29.3
Nov
14.2
26.4
Dec
Max
Min
Kolkata's Monthly Rainfall
13.3
Jan
25.6
Feb
33.3
Mar
51.2
Apr
126.2
May
282.4
Jun
339.8
Jul
333.2
Aug
277.2
Sep
138.9
Oct
23.9
Nov
6.4
Dec
Avg. Monthly Rainfall in mm

Which are the better months to visit Kolkata considering the Weather?

Its recommended to visit Kolkata in the month January December as the weather is pleasant

Which are the months to avoid visiting Kolkata?

Its better to avoid visiting Kolkata in the month of April May June July August September due to weather being warmer.

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  • Price Range of 0 Star Hotel

    Avg. SGD 91
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  • Price Range of 2 Star Hotel

    Avg. SGD 50
    for 2 Star Hotel

  • Price Range of 4 Star Hotel

    Avg. SGD 153
    for 4 Star Hotel

  • Price Range of 5 Star Hotel

    Avg. SGD 307
    for 5 Star Hotel

  • Price Range of 3 Star Hotel

    Avg. SGD 106
    for 3 Star Hotel

Weather
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  • Temprature at Kolkata, India is 30.0

    30.0

  • Humidity at Kolkata, India is 79%

    79%

  • Wind speed at Kolkata, India is From the SSE at 12 MPH

    From the SSE at 12 MPH

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  • Nearest airport is Kolkata, India (CCU-Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Intl.)

    Kolkata, India (CCU-Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Intl.)

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Hotels at Kolkata


View Hotel The-Oberoi-Grand,-KolkataRestaurant
15 Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata

Property Location
With a stay at The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata, you'll be centrally located in Kolkata, a 2-minute drive from New Market a.....

Starts at SGD 167/night

View Hotel The-Park-KolkataExterior
Rating
7.6
17 Park Street, Kolkata

Property Location
With a stay at The Park Kolkata in Kolkata (Park Street), you'll be within a 10-minute drive of New Market and Victo.....

Starts at SGD 280/night

View Hotel Taj-BengalRestaurant
Rating
9.1
34 B Belvedere Road Alipore, Kolkata

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With a stay at Taj Bengal, you'll be centrally located in Kolkata, a 2-minute drive from Alipore Zoo and 15 minutes .....

Starts at SGD 158/night

View Hotel Hyatt-Regency-KolkataOutdoor Banquet Area
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8.4
JA 1, Sector 3, Kolkata

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Located in Kolkata, Hyatt Regency Kolkata is in the suburbs, within a 10-minute drive of Salt Lake Stadium and Colum.....

Starts at SGD 209/night

View Hotel ITC-Sonar,-a-Luxury-Collection-Hotel,-KolkataExterior
JBS Haldene Avenue, (Opp. Science City), Kolkata

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With a stay at ITC Sonar, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Kolkata in Kolkata (Tangra), you'll be within a 5-minute drive .....

Starts at SGD 258/night

View Hotel Swissotel-KolkataExterior
City Center New Town, Kolkata

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With a stay at Swissotel Kolkata in Kolkata, you'll be 7.3 mi (11.8 km) from Salt Lake Stadium and 7.7 mi (12.4 km) .....

Starts at SGD 141/night

View Hotel Pride-Plaza-Hotel,-KolkataGuestroom
BG 12,Action Area -1B New Town, Kolkata

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With a stay at Pride Plaza Hotel, Kolkata in Kolkata (New Town), you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Rabindra Tirth.....

Starts at SGD 167/night

View Hotel The-LaLiT-Great-Eastern-KolkataGuestroom
1,2, 3, Old Court House Street, Kolkata

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With a stay at The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata, you'll be centrally located in Kolkata, within a 15-minute drive of .....

Starts at SGD 141/night

View Hotel Novotel-Kolkata-Hotel-and-ResidencesBathroom
CF11 Action Area 1C, Kolkata

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With a stay at Novotel Kolkata Hotel and Residences in Kolkata (New Town), you'll be a 1-minute drive from Axis Mall.....

Starts at SGD 125/night

View Hotel The-HHI-KolkataMeeting Facility
235/1 Ajc Bose Road, Kolkata

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With a stay at The HHI Kolkata, you'll be centrally located in Kolkata, within a 15-minute drive of New Market and A.....

Starts at SGD 142/night

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Kolkata, India

3 Days Trip
Stayed at Tiger Inn
Liked:

You need at least 3-4 days to fully explore this 200 old city! I am saying because of my personal experience. I wanted to explore the culturally rich city for a long time but had very little time. I went there for 2 days and saw only few typical tourist places, the traffic was a headache but the places were worth all of it! Kolkata is obviously overcrowded but you have to be very patient if you want to see the true beauty of it. I ate at a very interesting restaurant there called “Somewhere Else” which had live music and delicious food. I visited- Shantiniketan, Birla Mandir and Victoria Memorial. The trip was very hectic but was a good experience.

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Visit between October-March. Make a trip for minimum 3 days if you want to have a really amazing time there; do explore the numerous restaurants in Park Street.

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