Kolkata, a metropolitan city is a hub to museums, planetariums, libraries, cricket grounds, football stadiums and many places of religious interest. As a former capital of India during the British rule, the city brags its exquisite colonial architecture, cultural festivals and art galleries. Kolkata is also titled as the cultural capital of the country. The city boasts its drama theatres that are more famous than the cinema halls. Delve into the city of Kolkata and book your stays at a luxury hotel in Kolkata.
Kolkata nestles in the eastern part of India along the banks of Hooghly River. Also renowned as the city of joy the city is an abode to so-called Bengal renaissance. This city is an ideal place to experience the mild yet complex tang of Bengali cuisine. Initially called as Calcutta; this city has been hometown to several Nobel Prize winners. Kolkata stands out of the crowd with an array of Nobel Prize laureates unfurled below:
- RABINDRANATH TAGORE
With his endless contribution to Indian literature and art, Rabindranath Tagore was a singer, musician, actor, poet and a modern philosopher. He started writing poems when he was eight and penned many famous poems and song offerings. He won Nobel Prize at the age of 52 for one of his writings named Geetanjli which was outlined as profoundly rich, sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse by the Nobel Foundation. Visit this abode of the great philosopher with your comfortable stays in luxury hotels in Kolkata.
- MOTHER TERESA
With her unbounded service to humanity wiping away every racial and political barrier, Mother Teresa dedicated her life to the poor and browbeaten children of Bengal. Initially she was a teacher and headmistress at Loreto Convent in Calcutta, but later on, getting touched by the poverty and forlornness of people, she opened her foundation Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta. She received Nobel Prize in the year 1979 for her infinite service to the helpless and needy. Indulge yourself in help and service at this charity foundation with your leisure stays at hotels in Kolkata.
- SIR C.V. RAMAN
He was an Indian physicist who was awarded Nobel Prize in the year 1930 for his groundbreaking accomplishments in the field of scattering of light and his renowned Raman Effect. The Indian government also awarded him in the year 1954 with the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna. Get your accommodations in the best budget hotels in Kolkata and explore new places for a rich experience of culture and tradition.
- AMARTYA SEN
An Indian philosopher and economist who made gave his contributions to welfare economics, economic and social justice and well being of citizens in developing countries. He received Nobel memorial prize in economic sciences in 1988 and with Bharat Ratna for his work in welfare economics in 1999. He was also ranked 14th in the list of greatest Bengali of all time in 2004. Visit this abode of the famous Nobel laureate while you visit all the charms of the city and stay at the luxury hotels in Kolkata.