Yellow taxis honking through the bustling streets contoured with street vendors selling puchkas and other lip-smacking street foods. The tinkle of the tram passing by as you make your way towards the iconic Howrah bridge or the Victoria Memorial. The clatter of the people. The sweetness of the famous roshogullas and the smell of Bengali machch. The literary heritage and the colonial architecture; these are all synonymous with India's sepia-toned city of Kolkata.
What's more is that it doesn't hurt your pockets and that is all the more reason to visit this lively city. Here we lay out a list of almost free things in Kolkata that you can strike off from your own when you set out.