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Address: Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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+91 96160 70706

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Kolkata's pride 'Kolkata Metro'

The Kolkata Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Kolkata and the districts of South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas. Very busy during the working hours. If you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Running through the heart of the city and bridging most important areas, the Kolkata metro transports more than six lakh people, every a day. Presently Line 1 from NOAPARA to KAVI SUBHASH is in operation. We had a chance to travel from JATIN DAS PARK station to DUM DUM station. Now-a-days RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) token are being issued in... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Kolkata Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Kolkata and the districts of South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas. Very busy during the working hours. If you want to save time during travel within the city of kolkata you have to choose Kolkata metro.

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Gangtok
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It is India's oldest underground railroad. At popular station it's crowded but in others u can find seat to travel. Easy and fast to travel as road traffic is quite slow in city.

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Thank Rabi Narayan S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have travelled in Mumbai n Delhi Metro, Kolkata metro would be surprise for you. Yes surprice!!! Because it is underground and still non AC. Imagine Mumbai locals plying underground.

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Mumbai
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54 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think the tickets are too cheap and should be raised. Overall the platforms and the trains were clean but seems there have been not many upgrades and that's what can be done if the prices are increased a bit. Overall OK frequency of trains and not overly crowded. More extensions\lines, which I believe is under works would reduce the... More 

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Thank N P J
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Security security everywhere. Kolkata Metro is easy to use, understand and cheap. Like the rest of Kolkata, it could definitely be cleaner, but other than that I can't really fault it.

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Thank Skye R
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39 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

convenient mode of transport; the only drawback is in the naming of the metro stations. Instead of being named after the celebrities it should be named as per the location. It helps the common man especially the tourists visiting Kolkata to figure out the exact location.

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Thank Devjani G
Bhubaneswar, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great saviour for people of South Kolkata. But the metro system needs to be upgraded and more automated for much more faster communication. Time punctuality must be taken care of.

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Thank canvasoftravel
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time this type of rail line was build in Kolkata. This rail started from Damdam to Taligange via Garia.

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Thank Amit P
Camberley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy travel experience like London under ground. I definitely would not recommend it on a hot summer day.

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