Kolkata Riga 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 Riga (RIX)
Riga is the main capital city of Latvia and the largest city of the Baltic states. The city is a home to more than one third of Latvia's population. Being a leading seaport, the city is a major industrial, commercial, cultural and financial centre of the Baltic Sea region. It lies on the Gulf of Riga between 1 and 10 metres above sea level on a flat and sandy plain. Riga has an ancient history and is well-known for its rich cultural heritage that magnetizes large number of travellers across the country. Riga is a multicultural city that means there are number of few things to see here. You will surely love to have a weekend in Riga as it is a great way to gather new impressions and to relax. With its central geographic position, the city has always been the major infrastructural hub of Latvia. Travellers can admire the distinct architecture of Riga, especially the ancient art nouveau buildings. The city has been named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the assorted collection of art nouveau buildings that makes it one of the largest in the world. Riga is also valued as a famous city with an exclusive assortment of wooden developments in its central section. The city has an active cultural life which attract a large number of people from all across the country. The Dome Cathedral is famous all across the world for its acoustics and giant organ. So, travellers who are planning to visit Riga, for them, it is worth attending one of its organ music concerts it offers. MakeMyTrip.com is one of the most famous online travel portal where you can do online air ticket bookings. It will hardly take few minutes to book your air tickets online as you just have to follow few simple steps online. There are number of economical offers and you can choose the best package as per your decided budget. So, get ready to enjoy a wonderful trip with family and friends.
Riga Airport AddressRiga International Airport
LV-1053 RIGA Latvia
Tel: (371) 207825 | Fax: (371) 820360