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Kolkata Tourist Tips

Telophone Code : India (033), International (+91)
Pin Code: 700xxx
Best Time to Visit : October to March
Local Transport: Taxies, city buses, local trains, autorickshaws, cycle, rickshaws.
Foreign Exchange Offices: Infinity, Tower # 1, Ground Floor,
  Plot - A 3, Block-GP, Sector - V
   Saltlake City, P.S.Bidhnnagar
   Kolkata - 700 091
  Email Id : ttforex_kolkata@ttepl.com
   Ph no. : 033 23576424

Shopping Tips


As India's largest, most multicultural city, Kolkata is a fairly liberal place and its people are well known for their hospitality and warmth.

Getting around

By auto-rickshaw, cycle-rickshaw, motorcycle, bus, taxi, local trains

Best clothing and accessories required

Light cottons in summer and woolens for the winter months. Drink water bottle and a handkerchief are the must-haves no matter which season Kolkata is visited. .


Kolkata is the traditional trading hub of the eastern part of India. Apart from Cotton Sairs and Rosogolla, the markets of Kolkata are also famous for exquisite leather items and Bankura horses. Some of the major shopping destinations of the city are as follows:-
  • Charnock City in Salt Lake
  • Dakshinapan in the Dhakuria area
  • Fancy Market in Khidderpore
  • The well-known and very old New Market
  • Shreeram Arcade in Dharamtala
  • Treasure Island near New Market
  • Vardaan Market at Camac Street