Kolkata FAQs

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The currency of India is Indian Rupee. You can withdraw money from the ATMs in the city. Most credit cards are widely accepted across Kolkata.


Tipping is an important part of etiquette to be observed while touring anywhere in India. It’s a common practice to tip the waiters at the restaurants and the cab drivers while sightseeing.

General information

Languages spoken

Bengali, English

Time zones

IST (UTC+5.5 hours)