In contrast to its impoverished past, Calcutta (renamed Kolkata in 2001, although the name is still catching on) has ripened into the cultural capital of India. These pictures of Kolkata provide a fascinating insight into this vibrant city.
|Kolkata Esplanade||Victoria Memorial||Saint Paul's Cathedral||Garland Sellers|
|Howrah Bridge||Zenana Bathing Ghat||Kali Statue||Kolkata Tramcar|
|Kolkata Street Scene||Hooghly River Sunset||Kolkata Maidan||Snack Vendors in the Maidan|