Kolkata, or Calcutta, is the capital of West Bengal, India. When the spelling Kolkata is used, the speaker is usually referring to the suburbs as well as the city. EasyToBook.com can help you book a discount hotel in Kolkata or in the more metropolitan city center. The city is often thought of for its role in the Indian fight for independence from Great Britain, and that history has left behind the English language, making it easy for the English speaking traveler to get around the country.
A number of impressive bridges in Kolkata connect to Howrah, its sister city. Kolkata is famous for these bridges, including the Howrah Bridge, Vidyasagar Setu Bridge, and the Jubilee Bridge. Other interesting architectural monuments include the Victoria Memorial, which is a remnant of the British rule. The Calcutta High Court could also easily be mistaken for a British royal residence. Look for a discount hotel on EasyToBook.com that is close to one of the Kolkata Metro stop to travel conveniently around the city.