Metcalfe Hall

Metcalfe Hall has the Greek order architecture and this building acted as the library from 1903, but before it was the hall of conferences during the time of Reformation of Bengal in society. Having close similarity with the ancient buildings of Greece, Metcalfe hall is named after Lord Metcalfe who initiated for the freedom of press in colonial India. … More Metcalfe Hall

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Frasergaunj- Silent Sea in #Beautifulbengal

Frasergaunj is a nice weekend gateway, about three and half hours drive from City of Joy; located just ahead of Bakkhali. It will give you the peace in mind and soul in the midst of forest society and silent sea. Not only that, when I travelled in this area in winter noon, the silence provokes me to think of self. Frasergaunj echoes not only nature, but also the tragic love tale of British general. … More Frasergaunj- Silent Sea in #Beautifulbengal

Hoogly Imambara: An Example of Islamic Architecture in Bengal

Journey by train in any country is worthwhile for a traveller. Brought up by hearing whistles of trains from Sealdah, I began to explore my neighbouring destinations in Bengal from the late school days. I went for exploring Hooghly when I was in first grade of college years. Bunked from college classes, I, alone, stepped … More Hoogly Imambara: An Example of Islamic Architecture in Bengal

Delightful Digha

A beautiful rocky and sandy sea coast will give you a treat to your eyes if you visit Digha. Digha is a place where every Bangalee goes for weekend. Professionals and nature lovers every time are engaged in hunting a new way to travel. But Digha is place where every one is explored generations after … More Delightful Digha

Standing near the Tower of Silent History : Jatar Deul

It was on 26th January 2014. I decided to go Jatar Deul or jatar Deula or Jotar Deul (Jota means the hair stiffed head of Lord Shiva) after visiting some of the websites related to Bengal’s ruined temples. Jatar deul, to me one of the toughest task to go, because there is no easily accessibility … More Standing near the Tower of Silent History : Jatar Deul

Temples around Chetla- Village with a Belief in a City

In the winter morning, if you walk through Tollyganj Lane the fog and mist will not invite you, but you can see the local vendor selling fruits, woman washing the clothes at the filthy Adi Ganga Lane, the hizzy bizzy of market place and what will be most amazing the morning prayers at the 200 … More Temples around Chetla- Village with a Belief in a City