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A Weekend To A Forest From Kolkata

by Arup Chanda

When we heard Bongaon we were scared! It is known to be close to Indo-Bangladesh border and infamous from crime. My friend Parveen and I decided to take the chance and ...

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Baguran Jalpai - A Serene And Unexplored Beach On The Bay Of Bengal

by Nayan Basu

If you are a beach lover, living in West Bengal, and a beach destination is on the top of your mind, and looking for options beyond the popular choices (of Digha, M...

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In The Himalayas − A Home Of Comfort And Love To Elderly And Kids With Nowhere To Go

by Jael Silliman

The room that seven-year-old Sonam Chomzom and nine-year-old Losung share with several other girls at the Jamgön Kongt`rul III Memorial Home in Kalimpong is filled wit...

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Must Visit Places In Kolkata

by WOT

From Calcutta to Kolkata.... or is it the Bengali’s Kolkata to the anglophiles’ Calcutta, as named by the British. The old struggles with the new h...

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ALSO WORTH VISITING IN WEST BENGAL

by Rajen Bali

Bandel (43 kms): The main attractions here are the Church of our Lady of Bandel and the Monastery. This is the oldest Portuguese church in this part of the world. Bande...

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Danish Serampore

by GM Kapur

Serampore is many centuries old. Its roots can be traced back to the Mughal Era. During the Mughal period, settle...

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The Reminiscence Of The Dutch In Chinsurah

by Ritusmita Biswas

Evidence of the Dutch Footfalls On my first visit to Chinsurah, it was hard to gulp down the fact that this town w...

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Murshidabad Can Teach The Rest Of India How To Restore Heritage And Market The Past

by Jael Silliman

A few families have got together to revive the region’s glory through restoration, conservation and tourism. In the eighteenth ce...

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5 War Memorials

by GM Kapur

Kolkata houses several memorials in memory of the martyrs of numerous wars. From the well-known towering memorials of British soldiers to hidden memorials dedicated to ...

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5 Must Visit Museums In Kolkata

by WOT

Kolkata is considered to be the land of museums, in fact, the first museum in the country was established here. Scattered across the city there are several muse...

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Some Historical Markets To Explore In Kolkata

by Sayanti Mukherji

Kolkata has some historical markets, many of them typical to the city and intertwined with its growth as a city. For years, imbibing the typical Indian bazaar, ...

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7 Parks And Gardens To Visit

by WOT

Bangalore may be known as the ‘city of gardens’ but Kolkata does not fare too badly either. ‘The tired masses of Kolkata yearning to breathe free’ have smal...

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