Blogs About the City of Joy

people shopping for books at a book fair

The Kolkata International Book Fair is one of the most anticipated events in the city. The annual winter event, to be held from February 28th, 2022, is much more than just a book fair. It is considered an inherent part of the book-loving culture of West Bengal.

miscellaneous objects sold at a shop

Explore the colourful, cheerful and busy street markets in Kolkata, and the fancy malls for an exhilarating experience during your visit to ‘The City of Joy.’

the model of Goddess Durga

The City of Joy is known for its vibrant and colourful culture, and Durga Puja is one of the branches that tightens the cultural spirit of the land. The gusto with which the whole city comes alive and celebrates together is a sight to see.

a plate of chingri machher malaikari

Is a trip to Kolkata even complete if you haven’t had a taste of its street food? From decadent rasgulla and mishti doi to, phuckas and chow-chow, Kolkata’s street food has it all. We list you Here are some of the best street food in Kolkata for you to try!