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Private Tour: Places of Worship in Kolkata including Mother House
"After pickup from your hotel in Kolkata embark on your private tour of places of worship in Kolkata. Head to Belur Math an architectural beauty that houses the volunteer organization Ramakrishna Math and Mission. Walk around and be in awe of the intricate architecture that fuses Hindu Christian and Islamic motifs as a symbol of the unity of all religions.Then enjoy a 20- to 30-minute boat cruise on the Hooghly River to the Dakshineswar Kali Temple a beautiful Hindu temple built in the traditional nava-ratna or nine-spires
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Private Full-Day Kolkata Tour
"After being picked up from your hotel your tour starts on the banks of the Hooghly River where the battles of Europe were fought in the 17th 18th and 19th centuries. Alongside the Armenian Portuguese churches and Jewish synagogues you will embark on a journey.You will see B.B.D. Bagh formerly called Dalhousie Square
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Private Full-Day Kolkata Tour
"After being picked up from your hotel your tour starts on the banks of the Hooghly River where the battles of Europe were fought in the 17th 18th and 19th centuries. Alongside the Armenian Portuguese churches and Jewish synagogues you will embark on a journey.You will see B.B.D. Bagh formerly called Dalhousie Square
From $432.00

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Temple of Hanseshwari ( or Goddess Kali)

This wonderful temple of Goddess Kali ( here she is known as Hanseshwari mother) was built by Raja ( King) Nrishinghadev Ray in 1798. He collected stones ( a kind of marble or lime stone) for this...
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Inside view of the Residency ( J.F. Duplex)

These rare photographs were taken last month when we revisited Chandannagore town with our VT friends from Kathmandu, Urvashi & her husband Dibya S.J.B.Rana. I could not take more as it was not...
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Clock of Imambara.

This clock was purchased from a watch maker of London. It has letters in Arabic instead of Roman and weighs about 3 ton, made of solid brass. It has to be winded once in a week and the key weighs...
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Bandel Imambara or centre of learning!

This prayer house was built by Haji Mohammad Mohsin, a decendant of Nawabs of Murshidabad( The Ruler of Bengal) in the year 1836. The gateway is flanked by lofty minarets, the walls are decorated with...
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Mausoleum of Md. Haji Mohsin.

Mohammed Haji Mohsin was the richest landlord or Zamindars of Bandel and was also an enlightened Moslem. He was from Shia clan. He also created the centre for learning or the Imambara of Bandel, which...
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History of the Mast

One stormy morning of 1655 a Portuguese ship landed suddenly in the Ghat of Bandel church. It had survived a gail for few days in the Bay of the Bengal. The Captain of the ship prayed to " The Our...
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The Portuguese settlement at Bandel

It was the first European settlement in West Bengal and still bears the traces of its past. Bandel is the site of the Portuguese settlement. The Portuguese Church and the Monastry were built here in...
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The Portuguese settlement at Bandel

It was the first European settlement in West Bengal and still bears the traces of its past. Bandel is the site of the Portuguese settlement. The Portuguese Church and the Monastry were built here in...
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French Magistrate's house.

This marvellous structure used to be the residence of French magistrate. Built in 1878, now it is converted as Sub divisional court. What a waste, this building too could have been used as Museum or...
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On the River Front.

Since this area of the River front is very clean one can sit for hours and watch the French Museum, The French Church and other places at their own pace. The river bank has clean concrete benches,...
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Tagore's House on the River front.

I believe Ravindra Nath Tagore needs no introduction for the VT readers. He was our Shakespeare of the East and First Nobel Laurette. He was a prolific writer and he came from a very wealthy family of...
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The French Museum- The Residency.

This was the house of the French Administrator J.F. Dupleix. He was the chief administrator of Pondicherry and Chandannagore. Now the government of India has converted into a beautiful museum. Inside...
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Durga Charan Rakshit

When the French were in power many Indian businessmen mixed with them and served them well. One such person was Mr.Durga Charan Rakshit a leading Indian businessman involved in export trade with the...
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The Chandannagore Church

This beautiful Church was built by the French during 17/18 th Century. Situated just opposite Chandannagore Collage and French residency, this beautiful structure shows how fine the French engineers...
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City Center New Town, Action Area 2D, Plot No. 11/5, Rajarhat, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 7001
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JA-1 Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700 098, India
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Block: DD, Plot No: 8, Sector - 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700064, India
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1, Mukhram Kanoria Road, Near Howrah Railway Station, Howrah, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 71110
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"Chandannagore- The French Settlement in Bengal !!"
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"French admin HQ after Pondicherry captured byDutch"
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