The city of Kolkata has an unblemished soul and unique charm which makes it a favorite destination for many enthusiastic travelers. The natives of Bengal are proud and loyal about their cities, language and famous personalities.
The festive season in Kolkata is filled with glee, celebrations and rituals. The city with a population of about 14 million and varied traditions and cultures, comes alive during these festivals that are celebrated with great enthusiasm and devotion. Both the young and older members of the families have something or the other to rejoice for in the festivals of Kolkata. Many of these blissful events are epitomized by religious hymns, processions, food, commotions and fanfare.
The festival of Durga puja is among the most important festivals of the Bengali region. The festival embellishes the city like a bride every year in the months of September and October. Also referred to as the Rio Carnival of the Oriental World, the festival celebrates the victory of goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasura. A number of Pandals are setup across the city and people in large number come here to worship and enjoy the festival.
The Saraswati Puja or the Vasant Panchami is another major festival of Kolkata. The festival takes place in January every year and marks the birth of Goddess Saraswati. Since goddess saraswati is considered as the goddess of learning, students, teachers and artists perceive the festival with great dedication and respect.
To honor and praise the Goddess Kali which is the goddess of empowerment, the Kali Puja is celebrated with great enthusiasm and majesty. People worship the Goddess with a belief that she will protect them and their families from evils. The festival coincides with the festival of Diwali and increases the festive experience for everyone in Kolkata.
Once a traveler arrives in the iconic city of Kolkata, they may need not worry about the accommodation here. Luxurious 5 starrers and budget hotels are evenly dotted across the city which gives you great accommodation options according to your budget. Hotels in Kolkata have great sense of hospitality, service and cordiality. Even budget hotels Kolkata give you an experience of its own kind. The sweet and generous culture of Bengal can be highly felt with the complacent services provided by these hotels. 24 hour room services, clean and comfortable rooms, apt location and many other facilities help you to explore the city in an affluent and relaxing manner.
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