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IN Travel & Adventure ON 13 Apr, 2015
Kolkata – the city of joy
It’s not one of those places that will leave you spellbound with its scenic beauty, but it is surely one of those that will make a special place in your heart. Kolkata has its culture rooted to its ground yet it manages to be modern in its own way. From serving mouth-watering Roshogullas to ‘Jhaal Moori'’, your taste buds will never be unhappy here. So find out why this city is so much worth infinite love:
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In Kolkata, apart from the love and vibrancies, the Bengali beauties spell their magic on people. They have those bright lit eyes and that's just enough to reflect the beauty they own.
If you visit Kolkata, the first thing that captivates your eyes is the elegant piece of architecture Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Howrah Bridge. This is like second identity of Kolkata.
Street shopping, taater or cotton sarees as we know it or even food, nothing is expensive. Everything is pocket friendly which will always keep you smiling.
It's not just a pujo (prayer ceremony) here, it's like a grand celebration. This festival brings all the Bengalis under one roof, all smiles and beautiful colour filled ceremonies just makes those five days the best.
You will surely be in a complicated relationship with street food in Kolkata. They are so mouth-watering that you just can't resist yourself, just over indulge in it.
If you've been to Kolkata and you feel yourself falling in unconditional love with the sweets. The ËœShondesh" will make you greedy to have yet another piece while the spongy and sugar dipped "Roshogullas" will melt in your mouth seducing your taste buds.
Brands are mere Logos for them, they will love you for the heart you have.
They are proud of their victories, their love for their city is in each one of them. They are ethnocentric in a way but somehow they do not disgrace other cultures for their own sake. #LoveKolkataEvenMore
No, the girls are not skimpily dressed out there but they are career oriented and highly ambitious.
There was a famous song in Bengali which signified that "The Coffee house"is one of the most important part of the growing years of every Kolkatians. Everyone who visits this place will instantly like it because of its old ethnic charm and rawness.
They are highly appreciative about art and culture, it's in their blood. They pass on their love for art from one generation to another.
Movies and dining in expensive restaurants are not the only recreation here. A great get together and "Adhunik Rabindra Sangeet" truly makes the perfect celebration there.
They debate and that with class. They will not just talk about every random things just for the sake of debate, but they do so with compassion and knowledge.
The way people respect you just signifies how much love and warmth they hold for you. They address everyone as their brother and sister (Dada, Didi, Boudi) and the suffix "ji" is heavily used.
Simply because the Tigers of Sunderbans are special.
Just one shout for help and there are 15 people gathered already. Try it and you would know.
Books, the smell of the books and reading of books is deeply ingrained in Kolkata.
The "majhi" (boatman) rows the boat across the Ganga River and your heart is never convinced, it simply doesn't want the journey to end.
That for sure will make you come back here soon again. And again Kolkata will hug you back with same warmth.