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The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Kalikata

Visit Kalikata PlacesVisit Kalikata places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Kalikata places to visit. A unique way to experience Kalikata’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Kalikata as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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Kalikata was one of the three villages which were merged to form the city of Kolkata. The other two villages were Gobindapur and Sutanuti. Job Charnock, an administrator with the British East India Company is traditionally credited with the honour of founding the city. When you visit Kalikata, Walkfo brings Kalikata places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Kalikata Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Kalikata

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With 27 audio plaques & Kalikata places for you to explore in the Kalikata area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Kalikata places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Kalikata history

English trader Job Charnock landed at Sutanuti on 24 August 1690 with the objective of establishing the East India Company’s Bengal headquarters. As Kalikata did not have any settled native population, it was easy for the British to occupy the site. In 1696, construction of old Fort William began (near the site of the present-day General Post Office) without legal title to the land. Legal title was secured on 10 November 1698 when Charles Eyre acquired the zemindari (land-holding) rights from the Sabarna Roy Choudhury family.

White Town

The pivot of the settlement must be sought in what is now Dalhousie Square, but was then known as the Lall Bagh or Park. To the south there extended from Koila Ghat to Chandpal Ghat the mouth of a creek, navigable for large boats, which passed along Hastings Street and made way through Creek Row and Wellington Square to Beliaghata near the Salt Lakes.

Battles fought around Kalikata

Siraj ud-Daulah, the Nawab of Bengal, was alarmed by the growing prosperity and enhanced fortifications of Kolkata. In 1756, he decided to attack the city, but only Kalikata or “White” Calcutta suffered extensively. The name of the city was restored in 1758, after the British regained control of Bengal.

Why visit Kalikata with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Kalikata PlacesYou can visit Kalikata places with Walkfo Kalikata to hear history at Kalikata’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Kalikata has 27 places to visit in our interactive Kalikata map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Kalikata, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Kalikata places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Kalikata & the surrounding areas.

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Walkfo: Visit Kalikata Places Map
27 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


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Walkfo Kalikata tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Kalikata


Best Kalikata places to visit

Kalikata has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Kalikata’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Kalikata’s information audio spots:


Visit Kalikata plaques

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Kalikata has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Kalikata plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Kalikata using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Kalikata plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.