North Kolkata

North Kolkata is a significant area in Kolkata and is the oldest part of the city. It consists of many neighbourhoods such as Shyambazar, Bagbazar, Kumartuli, Shobhabazar, Posta, Jorasanko, Rajabazar, Phoolbagan, Maniktala, Kankurgachi, Ultadanga, Chitpur, Belgachia, Tala, Cossipore, and Sinthee. There are many old heritage buildings and temples and also the well known Shovabazar Rajbari.

A lane in North Kolkata

History of North KolkataEdit

North Kolkata was previously known as Sutanuti village and it was there along with the other two villages, Gobindopur and Kalikata. This region of Kolkata was also the capital of British India until 1911 with other two regions; Middle and South.

External linksEdit

  Kolkata/North Kolkata travel guide from Wikivoyage

Coordinates: 22°34′22″N 88°21′50″E / 22.5726723°N 88.3638815°E / 22.5726723; 88.3638815