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Founded as an East India Company trading post, Kolkata was India’s capital under the British Raj from 1773–1911. Today it’s known for its grand colonial architecture, art galleries and cultural festivals. It’s also home to Mother House, headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity, founded by Mother Teresa, whose tomb is on site. Admire iconic Howrah Bridge, visit Jain Temple, one of the city’s most visited religious structure, Walk the grounds like a student as your guide explains the history of the Kolkata University and names some of the most influential students, like Nobel Prize winning economist Amartya Sen. Visit the Magen David Synagogue, one of the largest Jewish temples open for worship in the Asian Pacific.
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