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.
|Howrah Bridge||Garland Sellers||Bathing Ghat||Shiva Statue|
|Hooghly River Sunset||Kolkata Maidan||Ganga Sagar Mela Pilgrims||Victoria Memorial|
|Saint Paul's Cathedral||Snack Vendors in the Maidan||Royal Calcutta Turf Club||Kolkata Esplanade|