St. Andrew’s Church

St Andrew’s Church is a Scottish kirk located very near to St John’s Church and Jewish Church at Braboune Road. It has the history of British East India Company and the relation with the British Government with the Scottish people living in India at that time. … More St. Andrew’s Church

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

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

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