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"Private Tour: Kolkata Sightseeing Including Mother House
"Private Tour: Kolkata Sightseeing Including Mother House University of Calcutta and Victoria Memorial""In the morning you’ll be picked up at your Kolkata hotel by your guide and taken by private air-conditioned vehicle to Mother Teresa’s Mission and Mother House locally known as Mother House where you’ll learn about the significant humanitarian and religious contributions Mother Teresa made throughout the 20th century.Next head to the Jain Temple
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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
 
"Private Tour: Kolkata Sightseeing Including Mother House
"Private Tour: Kolkata Sightseeing Including Mother House University of Calcutta and Victoria Memorial""In the morning you’ll be picked up at your Kolkata hotel by your guide and taken by private air-conditioned vehicle to Mother Teresa’s Mission and Mother House locally known as Mother House where you’ll learn about the significant humanitarian and religious contributions Mother Teresa made throughout the 20th century.Next head to the Jain Temple
From $71.00

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Black Hole Memorial of Kolkata!

It is inside St. John's Church complex, BBD Bagh area, approximately a kilometer from Esplanade square.In 1756, the British began strengthening the defences of Fort William. The Nawab of Bengal, Siraj...
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mamtap
Jul 29, 2015

The World’s Largest Non-trade Book Fair.

The Mecca of publishers, book lovers and students, the Book Fair held in early February is a place that every family in Kolkata makes a beeline for. It is the world's largest non-trade book fair,...
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mamtap
Jul 10, 2015

Museum of Bengal Modern Art

Arts Acre has four galleries with a permanent display of over 300 art works voluntarily contributed by more than 100 artists and private collectors showcasing Bengal's rich and diverse art history....
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bradbeaman
Jan 02, 2015

Vedic Village

The café is open for outside guests and soon I want to take the kids to the bowling alley. Getting out in the beauty of nature is the real attraction here. I saw a kind of King Fisher bird I have not...
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bradbeaman
Dec 23, 2014

Unknown facts about Kolkata!!!

Kolkata is the only city in South Asia and India with Trams.Kolkata, before Known as Calcutta, was once the British capital of India, and was considered the second most important city in the British...
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mamtap
Apr 13, 2014

Maulana Azad Museum (and Institute)

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was a Muslim scholar and leader of India's independence movement. He supported the Caliphal movement (and jihad against the British) but then he strongly preached non-violence....
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zuhur
Nov 22, 2013
 
 
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Dating with Khangchendzonga @ Sandakphu

Sandakphu is the highest point of West Bengal . You can reach there by trekking route or by Land rover. Our trek route was Kolkata->Maney Bhanja->Tumling(Nepal)...
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vtrupai
May 03, 2013

Wild Life at Tolly Club.

This club was built in the year 1896, that time it was a forest at the outskirts of the city. With time, they city grew leaps & bounds and there was a boundary wall. All the animals, who were in...
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goutammitra
Mar 02, 2011

Take a tour of Kolkata's Muslim corner.

I get the feeling that this part of town sees few travelers, as before long I have a crowd of people following me. They jostle in position, push and shove in order to get a better view of the...
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global-drifter
Nov 09, 2010

Tomb of Job Charnok- St John's Church

The tombs in the St. John's Churchyard have historical interest with octagonal shaped Charnock's mausoleum is said to be the oldest masoury in the city. Job Charnok came to Kolkata as a trader agent...
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goutammitra
Sep 02, 2010

The Last Supper by Johann Joffany at St. John's Ch

The painting worth millions was presented by German Painter Johann Zoffany to the church on 1787. Over the years, it remained unkempt and was subject to vandalism, who also slashed the great painting....
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goutammitra
Sep 02, 2010

Rabindra Sarovar Lake of Ballygunje

This is one of the lungs of Kolkata city, but the condition of the lake and the environment is in dilapidated condition. The visit to the lake is highly refreshing but the slum dwellers settled all...
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goutammitra
Sep 02, 2010

Indian Coffee House at College Street!

Situated at 15 Bankim Chatterjee St, Kolkata, India( Just opposite Presidency CollageThe most famous Coffee House branch in Kolkata is the one at the College Street, also known as the "Coffee House at...
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goutammitra
Mar 25, 2010

The Mysterious Sunderbans

A really fascinating place to visit while in Kolkata (if you have the time) is the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve. It is the largest Mangrove Eco-System in the world. There are various camps to stay at, and...
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lynnehamman
Oct 08, 2009

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Top Things to Do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Indian Museum

The Kolkata Indian Museum was established in 1814 and it is considered the 9th oldest museum of the world. Indian Museum was founded by a famous botanist from Denmark called Nathaniel Wallich. It is...
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Victoria Memorial

One of the renowned monuments in Kolkata, Victoria Memorial was built in the loving memory of Queen Victoria in 1921. Built and designed by Sir William Emerson, the Victoria Memorial Hall is an...
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Botanical Garden

The Calcutta Botanical Garden was established in 1787. The Calcutta Botanical Garden is officially Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden. It is across the Hooghly River from Calcutta in...
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Kalighat Kali Temple

You could combine a visit to this temple of Kali with a view of Mother Teresa's former workplace. Pilgrims come from all over to worship Maa Kali (Mother Kali) - my understanding is that she has many...
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Nalban

Kolkata, as you might be knowing by now, is a busy city where most of the people hardly find time to relax or may be a place to far away from the concrete jungle. My condition was the same too, until...
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Prinsep Ghat

Princep Ghat is a heritage building located on banks of Ganges, near Vidyasagar Setu in Kolkata, India. It was built in 1843 to commemorate Sir James Princep, a renowned researcher and former...
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"Calcutta(Kolkata) - The Dream City"
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"Kolkata - Re-Visited"
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""Kolkata~~City of Joy!""
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"The city that taught me to love"
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