The state of West Bengal is bordered by five different states, Kolkata or Calcutta is the present capital of West Bengal is commonly called as the cultural capital of India. West Bengal has a unique flavor of its richness in India with its various languages, customs, religions, cuisines, traditions and lifestyle. Surrounded by the Himalayan ranges in the north and amazing sea in the south, Bengal has everything a state needs to flourish. Durga Puja is the most popular celebrated festival in the state. The popular tourist destinations are Kurseong, Kalimpong, Bankura, Vishnupur, Birbhum, Asansol, Purulia, Sundarbans and Darjeeling is a picturesque town which is lying at the slopes of the Himalayas with the green tea plantations, the majestic Kanchenjunga towers over this beautiful town, which is the third highest mountain in the world. Popularly known as the ‘Queen of the Hills’ West Bengal has also been a home to world famous figures like Mother Teresa, Satyajit Ray, Rabindranath Tagore, Swami Vivekananda, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Numerous great works have taken birth here in the form of unforgettable lyrics, poetry, art, prose. It has witnessed ultimate vision and inspiration being the home to legendary saints, preachers, poets, thinkers, freedom fighters, singers, sportsmen, film-makers, scientists and many more.