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

Bakkhali

If you are in Bengal and you are looking for a calm sea destination then opt for Bakkhali and it’s adjacent areas. Bakkhali is a beautiful place located in the extreme southern part of Bengal. This place is closer to Bhagabatpur Crocodile Project and Lothian Wildlife Sanctuary of Sundarbans Mangrove Forest Regions. Behold the sound … More Bakkhali

Victoria Memorial

A walk in the garden of Victoria Memorial brings the spring me, while a visit inside the museum is a presentation of long history of India. This H Shaped memorial was built in between 1906 and 1921 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s 25-year reign in India. After the Great Revolt of 1857, the British Government in … More Victoria Memorial

Maachranga Dweep

It is a matter of great comfort, while you will visit Machranga Dweep or Kingfisher Island. Machranga Dweep is a small isle/islet on the Ichamati River near to both Taki and Hasanabad towns in North 24 Parganas of West Bengal. From Machranga Dweep, Taki is easily accessible by boat. Machranga Dweep has Bangladesh on one … More Maachranga Dweep

Jorasanko Thakurbari

The name ‘Jorashanko’ came into being from the fact that it was named after the twin temples of Lord Shiva located near the Red Home of Modern Reformation. Jorasanko Thakurbari or the Palace of Tagore is one of the architectural splendour in Central Kolkata. This zamindar abode came into the focus during Bengali Renaissance. It … More Jorasanko Thakurbari

Armenian Church

Armenians came to India in 5th Century BC, during the invasion of Alexander the Great. It is believed that Armenians had a trading relation with India from the early period of Indian history. Armenian came in Kolkata in the later phase of 1600. They are first to bring Christianity in India. British East India Company … More Armenian Church