Kolkata is the capital city of West Bengal. The cultural capital of India and the commercial capital of Eastern India, the city is located on the east bank of the Hooghly River. The Kolkata metropolitan area including suburbs has a population exceeding 15 million, making it one of the most populous urban areas in the world. Kolkata's Park Street hotels make Park Street a dinning paradise, earning it the nickname of 'The Street that Never Sleeps'!
Kolkata served as the capital of India during the British Raj until 1911. Once the centre of modern education, science, culture and politics in India, Kolkata has a rich cultural heritage.