Kolkata Bahrain Flights
About Kolkata (CCU)
Kolkata is one of the oldest cities in India which is known for its deep rooted culture and rich historical backdrops. Placed on the banks of Hooghly River, this ancient city was earlier called as 'Calcutta'. Due to its historical past, the city is awarded as ‘Cultural Capital of India’, 'the City of Processions' and 'City of Joy'. Kolkata is the capital city of Indian state of West Bengal and has also served as the capital of the country until 1911. The metropolis is known for two major things, one is 'Communist stronghold' and other is the madness for cricket. Kolkata is famous as the birthplace of many famous personalities like Rabindranath Tagore (the noblest) and Satyajit Ray (the Bharat Ratan). The city also has deep values for Catholics and other communities as Mother Teresa took her last breath here. Moving in and around the city, you will get a glimpse of India's past and present through its architectural buildings. To add more memorable moments in your life, Kolkata has many beautiful and breathtaking places in the way of Fort William, Victoria Memorial, Eden Gardens (Stadium), Birla Planetarium, Howrah Bridge, Marble Palace, Writer's Building, Nicco Park, Saheed Minar and National Library. Beside its attractions, Kolkata is also famous for its variety of lip smacking foods and warm hospitality. If you are a shopping freak, then, you can find number of markets to buy some traditional things. The fish market near the beautiful Hooghly River is quite famous not just in India but also throughout the world. A visit to the city during Durga Puja will enhance your enjoyment. The months from October to March are considered as the best period to visit the city as during this time, the climate remains pleasant. Being one of the largest cities in India, Kolkata is well connected to different parts of world. You can book your flight tickets to Kolkata from any corner of the world via MakeMyTrip.com which is a leading travel portal. Here on this dedicated portal, you can also enjoy some heavy discounts on your bookings.
Kolkata Airport AddressNetaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
Tel: +91 33 5119944 | Fax: +91 33 5118873
About Bahrain (BAH)
Located along the western shores of the Persian Gulf, Bahrain is a small island country. In actual it is an archipelago of 33 islands among which Bahrain is the largest. Basically the land comprises of low desert plain that rises gently to slight elevation. The place is acknowledged to be the site of the ancient land of the Dilmun civilisation. Bahrain is quite protective when it comes to safe keeping of its flora and fauna. To take care of its well-existing breeds and also those of endangered species of animals, it has five dedicated protected areas, which are – Hawar Islands; Tubli Bay; Mashtan Island, which is off the coast of Bahrain; Arad Bay, in Muharraq; and Al Areen Wildlife Park- a zoo and also a breeding centre. Bahrain is a popular tourist destination as more than 8 million tourists visit this place every year. The land is a rich source of Arab culture and stores the archaeological legacy that gives deep insight into ancient worlds and ancient people. It is due to the Bahrain International F1 Circuit that people all over the world came to know Bahrain's heritage and stores of historical knowledge. The land exhibits archaeological constructions that detail the history of about five thousand years of civilisation. The forts of Bahrain like Qalat Al Bahrain are great masterpieces of art and craft, and also are enlisted by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Bahrain has a big museum- Bahrain National Museum which stores artefacts, the art pieces that bespeak the country's history that traces back to the time when the island was inhabited by first ever human, around 9000 years ago. Similar Beit Al Quran is also a giant museum where you will find the real Islamic artefacts of the Quran. Other famous tourist attractions that have huge historical significance include Al Khamis Mosque (one of the oldest mosques of the land), Arad fort (located in Muharraq), Barbar temple (an ancient temple from the Dilmunite period), A'ali Burial Mounds and the Saar temple. Then in Sakhir Desert, there is ‘Tree of Life’, a 400 year-old tree with no trace of water nearby. Not only for the archaeological and historical features, Bahrain is also famous for Bird watching, scuba diving and horse riding. If by now you have decided to fly to Bahrain, just log onto MakeMyTrip.com and organize your journey. Book cheap flight tickets, affordable car rentals, tour guides, choicest accommodation, and much more on MakeMyTrip.com. Book your trip to Bahrain and get amazing seasonal discounts too.
Bahrain Airport AddressBahrain International Airport
Bahrain International Airport
P.O Box 586
Kingdom of Bahrain
TLX - 9186 BN
Tel: (+973) 17321157