Interesting Facts About Kolkata

By | April 12, 2018
Interesting Facts About Kolkata

Kolkata is said to be the most economical city. Thats the reason kolkata is called as the city of joy.When it is compared to the other metro cities, Kolkata is said to be the most economical city.Here are some Interesting Facts About Kolkata.

# The Second Largest City in India

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After New Delhi. Kolkata is considered to be the 2nd largest city in India

 World’s 3rd most seating capacity Stadium is here (Eden Garden)

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Eden Garden is the third most Cricket Stadium in the world around 67,000 people.

# Oldest metro in India

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Kolkata metro station is the oldest Metro station in India.The Kolkata Metro was the first metro railway in India opening for commercial services from 1984.

# India’s oldest port (Kidderpore Port)

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As being the coastal city,sea trading is very popular at kolkata. With the name of Lord Kyde,The Kidderpore Port is the oldest port in India.

 One of the few rail tram cities in the world

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Tram of Kolkata running since 1902.Nowadays 125 trams are running at city of kolkata.

# Largest second hand book market ( College Street)

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College street in Kolkata is the largest second hand book market in the world. Even Kolkata Book fair is recognized as the world’s largest books and also It is also the world’s largest non trade Book fair.

# Oldest zoo in India (Alipore Zoo)

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The facility, Alipore is India’s oldest formally declared zoological enormous tourer attraction in Calcutta, state. it’s been open as a menagerie since 1876, and covers eighteen.81 ha (46.5 acres).

#  World’s largest cantilever bridge(Howrah bridge)

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#  Largest Chinese population campare with other States in india

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Kolkata city is taken into account the birthplace of a fusion culinary art,and currently widespread as ‘Indian-Chinese’.

 

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