Between the Himalayas and the Bay of Bengal is the magnificent state of West Bengal. It is located in the eastern part of India. The state is well-known for its dynamic culture, history, literature and cuisines. Its capital, Kolkata retains cultural and architectural remnants of the state's colonial past. West Bengal is home to verdant hill stations, expansive tea plantations, tranquil beaches, exotic wildlife, rich biodiversity, magnificent temples and so much more.