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Experience in Calcutta, India by Ankita

Published by Ankita Mukherjee — 6 days ago

0 Tags: Erasmus experiences Calcutta, Calcutta, India

What is it like to live in Calcutta? Would you recommend it? What is the city like?

Calcutta is a city with a soul. You can find old world charm and modern nightlife in one place. Laidback lifestyle and friendly people is what defines Calvutta.

What is the student lifestyle like in Calcutta?

Student life in Calcutta is comprised of dedicated studies, debates, cultural activities(a lot), and parties. An experience of a lifetime.

How much does it cost to live in Calcutta?

Living cost in Calcutta is pretty average. A student can survive with INR10000.

Is it difficult to find accommodation in Calcutta? Is there any advice you can give?

One can look for hostels and paying guest accommodation aplenty.

What is the food like? What are your favourite dishes?

Fish is a delicacy there. Not very spicy, comfort food.

What places would you recommend visiting in Calcutta?

Do visit Victoria Memorial,a marble structure of British era. Get lost in the bylanes of College street, visit bank of river Ganges on an afternoon and get a ferry ride.

Is it good to eat out in Calcutta? Can you tell us your favourite spots?

Food in Calcutta is too good. Check out all the best eateries in Park Street area.

Is the nightlife good in Calcutta? Where is good to go?

Tantra, Someplace else, and many other cool nightclubs offer the best party experience.

What advice would you give future students heading to Calcutta?

Study hard as studies is taken very seriously there. And do get involved in the cultural activities. A rich culture f song dance and drama thrive in Calcutta!

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