About Kolkata, India


Let's have a look around into background of Kolkata, India

Let’s have a look around into background of Kolkata, India

  • State: West Bengal
  • Country: India
  • Latitude: 22.569722
  • Longitude: 88.369722
  • Time zone: India/Calcutta
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +5:30 hours

Weather in Kolkata, India

  • Weather:  Climate: Tropical-wet-and-dry Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: October-March

Location

 Kolkata is the second-largest city in the state of West Bengal, India; situated on the banks of the Hoogly River.

Distance from Kolkata, India center to Airport

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is a public-use airport, which is located 17 km from the city center.

  • Driving Distance: 11 miles / 8 km
  • Driving Time: 31 Minutes
  • Languages: Bengali followed by English, Hindi, etc.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport
  •  Rail: Sealdah station, Howrah Station
  • Road: BusCalcutta State Transport Corporation (CSTC); Taxi – Mega Cabs

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Asansol,
  • Howrah,
  • Durgapur

Emergency Contact Numbers in Kolkata, India city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 033 2250 5000(Police)
  • Railroad:  N.a.  (Sealdah station)
  • Cab: 033 4141 4141 (Mega Cabs)
  • Airport: 033 2511 8036 (Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport)
  • Hospital: 033 2456 7075 (Bon Woodlands Multispeciality Hospital)

 

 

Events

If you are planning to visit Kolkata, you've made a great choice! Here you will find links to places of interest and things to do in Kolkata and surrounding areas.

  • Durga Pujo
  • Diwali
  • Christmas

Tourist Attractions

  • Kumartoli (where gods are made)
  • Victoria Memorial
  •  Marble Palace

 

Theatre & Concerts

  • Mohit Moitra Mancha
  • GD Birla Sabhaghar
  • Star Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Kolkata, India

  • Magnolia, Park Street
  • Moulin Rouge, Park Street
  • Shiraz Golden Restaurant, Park Street

 

Top Shopping Centers in Kolkata, India

  • New Market, Kolkata
  • Biswa Bangla Store
  • New BK Market

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Victoria Memorial Gallery
  • CIMA Art Gallery
  • Kumartuli

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Chelo Kebab-Peter Cat
  • Kobiraji Cutlet- Chachar Hotel

Sports Club

  • Royal Calcutta Golf Club
  • Calcutta Sports Club
  • Calcutta Sports Association

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Rent Per Month

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre- 12,966.67 Rs

Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre- 7,089.29 Rs

Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre- 29,580.65 Rs

Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre- 16,034.48 Rs

  • Transportation

Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)- 25.00 Rs

Taxi 1hourWaiting (Normal Tariff)- 60.00 Rs

 

Information about Santa Maria

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Porto Alegre
  • Canoas
  • Sao Leopoldo

Modes of transport

 

  • Airport: Santa Maria Airport
  • Train Station: Estação de Trem Arroio do Só
  • River Terminal: Cachoeira do Sul which allows ship transport

Airport

  • Santa Maria Airport
  • Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km
  • Driving Time: 12 minutes
  • Languages: Portuguese followed by Spanish and English

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% service fee added to the Bill, no tips given separately

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: R$5 to R$10
  • Housekeeper: R$5 to R$10
  • Concierge: R$5 to R$10

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: R$2 to R$5
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