The capital of West Bengal and India's second biggest city, Kolkata is a true example of the variety of life in India. The city surprises many visitors with its cultural and intellectual significance. This former capital of British India is well known as India's friendliest city. Book your flights to Kolkata with Cathay Dragon and experience comfortable seating, inflight entertainment, and impeccable service.
First time in Kolkata
A whole host of colonial-era architecture provides the backdrop to this busy city. Visit the gorgeous Victoria Memorial, which houses the history and art museum. The 19th-century Dakshineswar Kali Temple is inspiring. Stroll amongst the thriving markets that adorn the banks of the Hooghly River, a tributary of the great Ganges.
Travel tips in Kolkata
Getting around the sprawl of Kolkata can be intimidating, but taxis and auto rickshaw drivers are ready to take you anywhere you need to go. The Kolkata Tramways offer a peaceful way to travel the many neighbourhoods. Whether you are travelling for business or leisure, start your trip on the right note when you choose Cathay Dragon for your Kolkata flights.