Calcutta Travel Guide

Articles about Calcutta

By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Rebecca Mead
Manish Chakraborti lives in the city of Kolkata—known until recently as Calcutta—where he is an architect and a historical preservationist. Chakraborti, who is 35 years old, is a man of great enthusiasm and energy; he is also a master of understat...
By Guy Trebay
“What a weird dog,” said a stalwart traveling buddy of mine as our taxi curved around the driveway of the Tollygunge Club in Calcutta. Something piebald and mangy stood at the edge of a putting green. “I don’t think that’s a dog at all,” I repli...

Hotels in Calcutta

Boutique hotel that’s an easy walk to the Indian Museum and the Park Street Cemetery.

Restaurants in Calcutta

Tuck into a plate of yellow lentils and the river fish called begti at this landmark restaurant in the southern part of town.

Things to do in Calcutta

entrance fee $2