Tagged: Places to Visit in Kolkata

South Park Street Cemetery,Kolkata 8

Novelist Charles Dickens and His Connection with Calcutta

Do you know there is a relationship between famous Novelist Charles Dickens and Calcutta? Yes, It is a fact. His favorite son “Young Skull”, nickname of Walter Savage Landor Dickens joined British Infantry Regiment and posted here in Calcutta (now Kolkata) in the mid of 19th century.

Chinese Temples in Kolkata Tirrettabazar and Chandi chawk area 7

List of Chinese Temples in Old Chinatown Kolkata

“Chinese Church” also popular as Chinese temple, Why so? Seriously I don’t have any concrete idea. Some says that they were actually Temples but when Chinese started converting into Christianity than started calling as Church....

Grave of First Professor of Surgery – Dr.Lalit Mohan Banerji 3

Grave of First Professor of Surgery – Dr.Lalit Mohan Banerji

On 25th of July 1941, the day Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore was shifted from Shantiniketan to his Calcutta residence in Jorasanko for treatment. During that period health condition of Gurudev was detorated. He would have...

The Church of Holy Nazareth - Armenian Church Kolkata, India 9

The Church of Holy Nazareth – Armenian Church Kolkata

Walking down on the Brabourne Road towards Portuguese Street just after crossing the Lucas Street there is another road on the left, called Armenian Streetin Kolkata, (earlier Calcutta) India. After crossing few buildings and...

Maniktalla Christian Cemetery in Kolkata (Calcutta), India 3

Maniktala Christian Cemetery & Toru Dutt

Maniktalla Christian Cemetery!! A Lost Cemetery I was astonished during my visit to Maniktalla Christian Cemetery. In every square inch of the graveyard, there was an impression of negligence. Surprisingly, the cemetery is still...