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20 Reasons Why Kolkata Is The Most Amazing Place To Live!

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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20 Reasons Why Kolkata Is The Most Amazing Place To Live!

20 Reasons Why Kolkata Is The Most Amazing Place To Live!

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1. The pretty Bengali women, you just can't take your eyes off those lovely ladies draped in red and white saree and their eyes are just

1. The pretty Bengali women, you just can't take your eyes off those lovely ladies draped in red and white saree and their eyes are just

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.

2. The iconic Howrah Bridge is still one of the most beautiful work of architecture, surely it pleases your eyes and serves the city with love

2. The iconic Howrah Bridge is still one of the most beautiful work of architecture, surely it pleases your eyes and serves the city with love

If you visit Kolkata, the first thing that captivates your eyes is the elegant piece of architecture – Howrah Bridge. This is like second identity of Kolkata.

3. Though Metropolitan in every terms, Kolkata never really weighs heavy on your pocket. This city will surprise you with some economical pricing for products you are vying for.

3. Though Metropolitan in every terms, Kolkata never really weighs heavy on your pocket. This city will surprise you with some economical pricing for products you are vying for.

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.

4. The festival of Durga Pujo cannot be celebrated anywhere else in the world with same enthusiasm like Kolkata

4. The festival of Durga Pujo cannot be celebrated anywhere else in the world with same enthusiasm like Kolkata

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.

5. The Puchkas and Jhaal Mooris will savour your taste buds, satisfy your hunger and yet leave you asking for more.

5. The Puchkas and Jhaal Mooris will savour your taste buds, satisfy your hunger and yet leave you asking for more.

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.

6. The Bengali sweets are best from its city of origin – Kolkatta, if you miss these sweets then you're missing on a big thing in life.

6. The Bengali sweets are best from its city of origin – Kolkatta, if you miss these sweets then you're missing on a big thing in life.

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.

7. You wear a Gucci or a Prada, Kolkatians give a damn about it. They are lovers of simplicity and they do not really believe in judging people.

7. You wear a Gucci or a Prada, Kolkatians give a damn about it. They are lovers of simplicity and they do not really believe in judging people.

Brands are mere Logos for them, they will love you for the heart you have.

9. From Rabindranath Tagore to Satayajit Ray, we know Bengalis have charmed their way into any field they have entered.

9. From Rabindranath Tagore to Satayajit Ray, we know Bengalis have charmed their way into any field they have entered.

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

10. Fashion is different for them, they believe in being fashionably open minded yet not embracing westernization blindly.

10. Fashion is different for them, they believe in being fashionably open minded yet not embracing westernization blindly.

No, the girls are not skimpily dressed out there but they are career oriented and highly ambitious.

11. 10. The Coffee House Aadda – well at this place you can catch up all the youngsters gossiping about their favourite topics

11. 10.	The Coffee House Aadda – well at this place you can catch up all the youngsters gossiping about their favourite topics

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.

12. They are arty people all over, you would never fall short of creative people out there. From painters to writers, there is a born artist in every house.

12. They are arty people all over, you would never fall short of creative people out there. From painters to writers, there is a born artist in every house.

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.

13. The city never fails to entertain, from watching Bengali movies to

13. The city never fails to entertain, from watching Bengali movies to

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.

14. Also make sure you enjoy a hearty debate with some locals, they are highly aware and educated, from politics to films,Debate is their forever love

14. Also make sure you enjoy a hearty debate with some locals, they are highly aware and educated, from politics to films,Debate is their forever love

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.

15. In Kolkata, the respect is beyond any other city. People address each other as ‘Dada’ n ‘Didi’ which means brother or sister.

15. In Kolkata, the respect is beyond any other city. People address each other as ‘Dada’ n ‘Didi’ which means brother or sister.

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.

16. Royal Bengal Tiger in Sunderbans - Well this is just something no one can miss out on.

16. Royal Bengal Tiger in Sunderbans - Well this is just something no one can miss out on.

Simply because the Tigers of Sunderbans are special.

17. Always helpful, this city will never leave you alone and will surprise you with their humanity every time you visit (Just try once)

17. Always helpful, this city will never leave you alone and will surprise you with their humanity every time you visit (Just try once)

Just one shout for help and there are 15 people gathered already. Try it and you would know.

18. The people out here are book lovers, in every corner of the city there would be young and old bonding over the books they are reading or planning to read.

18. The people out here are book lovers, in every corner of the city there would be young and old bonding over the books they are reading or planning to read.

Books, the smell of the books and reading of books is deeply ingrained in Kolkata.

19. Boating must have been fun in any other city but in Kolkatta, it's about the feeling of Divine

19.	Boating must have been fun in any other city but in Kolkatta, it's about the feeling of Divine

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.

20. When you leave this place, the city will shout out to you: 'With Love, From Kolkata'.

20. When you leave this place, the city will shout out to you: 'With Love, From Kolkata'.

That for sure will make you come back here soon again. And again Kolkata will hug you back with same warmth.

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