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Airports in Newark
Newark is served by Newark Liberty International Airport. Located in the
city of Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A., it is the primary airport serving the
U.S. State of New Jersey. The airport provides passenger & cargo
services to domestic as well as international destinations including
Dublin, Beijing, Calgary, Montreal, Delhi, London, Vienna, Amsterdam,
Paris, Orlando, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, and more. Passengers can
smoothly commute to and from the airport using monorail, buses, car hires,
private limousine, and taxi services.
Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal in India is situated on the banks
of River Hooghly. It is an important cultural and educational center within
eastern India. Kolkata is also famous as the "Cultural Capital" of the
country and has been nicknamed the "City of Joy". Situated here several
colonial edifices including Victoria Memorial Hall and Fort William where
one can learn about the past of the city, especially that during British
Rule. The city is home to the oldest museum of the country-the Indian
Museum, where several valuable artifacts are housed. Apart from this the
city has various attractions which are worth visiting such as Eden Garden,
Aurobindo Ashram, Bellur Math Temple, Birla Planetarium, and more.
Things to Do in Kolkata
Victoria Memorial Hall
The Victoria Memorial Hall was built in between 1906-21, in the memory of
Queen Victoria. At present it serves as a museum and is a famous tourist
attraction in Kolkata. The collection here includes memorabilia of the
Queen, paintings related to the British Raj (British Rule), weapons,
sculptors, coins, stamps, textiles, and more. Within the museum is a Royal
Gallery where portraits of Queen and Prince Albert are displayed. After
independence, the National leader’s gallery was added to the museum. It
showcases portraits & relics of the Indian freedom fighters.
Fort William is amongst the first structures in East India. Situated on the
banks of the River Hooghly, the fort has been named after King William III
of England. The arsenal and the military area of the fort is a must visit.
At present, various fairs & exhibitions are held on the grounds
surrounding the fort.
The Indian Museum was established in the year 1814. It is the earliest
& the largest multipurpose Museum not only in the country but also in
the Asia-Pacific region of the world. Divided into 6 sections-Art,
Archaeology, Anthropology, Geology, Zoology, and Economic Botany; the
Museum has 35 galleries. These are dedicated to the culture &
scientific artifacts. Several rare and unique specimens related to
humanities and natural sciences have been preserved and displayed here.
Best Time to Fly to Kolkata
The city of Kolkata can be best visited during the months of February-March
and October-December. The weather during these months is comfortable and
the temperature ranges from 12-25 degree Celsius. The mornings during these
months are foggy and nights are chilly. However, the daytime remains warm