Kolkata (Calcutta)


Consulate in Kolkata (Calcutta)

US Consulate

When Harrington St was renamed Ho Chi Minh Sarani, the US Consulate found itself with an official address commemorating its then nemesis, the hero of communist Vietnam. While the renaming was certainly not a...

Post in Kolkata (Calcutta)

General Post Office

While the iconic old GPO building still sells basic stamps, the new GPO is 100m further along Koilaghat St. Coin dealers, envelope sellers and parcel sewers wait outside. The philatelic bureau sells commemorative...

Travel Agency in Kolkata (Calcutta)

R-Internet Travels

In a quiet lane off Sudder St, this friendly travel agency also offers some of the fastest internet you'll find in the backpacker area (per hour ₹20). It processes bus, plane and railway e-tickets, hotels and...

Tourist Information in Kolkata (Calcutta)

West Bengal Tourism

The office primarily sells its own tours (last sales 4.30pm), and has good free city maps. Its website is useful for local travel information, as well as booking state-operated hotels and lodges across the state.

Permit Office in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Sikkim House

Sikkim Houses arranges travel permits to the mountain state, which come for free and are usually issued within half an hour. Photocopies of your passport and Indian visa are required with the application.

Consulate in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Bhutanese Consulate

Indian citizens can apply for Bhutan permits at this consulate. Other nationals will need to be on a prearranged package tour with a registered Bhutanese travel agency to qualify for a Bhutanese visa.

Tourist Information in Kolkata (Calcutta)

India Tourism

This office hands out free maps of greater Kolkata, with major sights and stops marked, and also has useful information about travelling to other parts of India.

Website in Kolkata (Calcutta)


This website maintains a comprehensive database of popular restaurants in town, along with menus, user reviews, business hours and contact information.

Exchange in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Mishra Forex

This exchange place gives decent rates on major currencies, and doesn't charge an added commission. Travellers cheques are exchanged on weekdays only.

Hospital in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Apollo Gleneagles

One of Kolkata's top hospitals with round-the-clock emergency service and state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment facilities.

Consulate in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Myanmar Consulate

The consulate is hidden away in a residential area tucked well off the main section of Ballygunge Circular Rd.

Post in Kolkata (Calcutta)

CR Ave Post Office

This post office is handy for the Chandni Chowk area, and has snail mail, speed post and parcel facilities.

Medical in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Eastern Diagnostics

A well-known polyclinic for doctors' consultations, with a top-notch diagnostic centre for medical tests.

Book in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Times Food Guide

A well-established handbook for dining reviews of the city's most popular eateries, updated every year.

Hospital in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Belle Vue Clinic

A reputed hospital for all kinds of ailments and illnesses, including emergency and critical care.