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Kolkata is the capital city of West Bengal. The former capital of British India, Kolkata is home to one of the oldest ports in the country. Kolkata has an old world charm that is reflected in its old Victorian era buildings, yellow ambassador cabs, hand pulled rickshaws and trams. Though the city has been restructured with flyovers, skyscrapers, multiplexes and business centers, Kolkata has been able to retain its essence. Victoria Memorial built in the memory of Queen Victoria is the landmark of this city. The other attractions include the Indian Museum, Marble Palace, State Archaeological Gallery, Academy of Fine Arts and Mother’s house. Kolkata has its own collection of bridges. The Rabindra Setu Bridge, popularly known as Howrah Bridge, Hooghly Bridge and Bally Bridge are a few of them. Dakshineshwar Kali temple, Kalighat temple, Tipu Sultan Mosque, and St. John’s Church are some of the popular places for worship.
Digha is a famous beach resort located in the East Midnapore District in the state of West Bengal towards the northern tip of the Bay of Bengal. Digha is situated at a distance of around 187 km from Kolkata, at an average altitude of less than 10 meters above sea level. Digha is considered the most favourite beach resort in the state of West Bengal. Digha was discovered by the British during the latter part of 18th century. Earlier known as Beerkul, the place was described as the ‘Brighton of the East’ by the first Governor-General of India, Warren Hastings, in one of the letters that he wrote to his wife. Digha Beach is famous for the panoramic view of Bay of Bengal that it offers for the tourists. The Digha beach is surrounded by Casurina plantations that lie in a beautiful formation along the seashore. The serene and shallow waters of Digha beach extends up to a mile from the beach. Thus, Digha offers the best opportunity for marine activities like swimming, scuba diving, jet skiing, surfing and the like. Digha is easily accessible by road and enjoys great connectivity by bus. Many buses connect this beach paradise to the other parts of West Bengal.