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

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

Saheed Minar

Saheed Minar is situated just opposite to Esplanade Metro Station on the Kolkata Maidan. This minar was initially known as Octerloney Monument. Saheed Minar was named after its founder, Sir David Ochterlony. This magnificent monument was established in the year 1848 so as to mark the victory of the founder of the monument in the … More Saheed Minar

Belur Math

Belur Math is the temple where faith meets with spiritual peace. It is an institution not only to bring the sense of God but also this institution develops the brain how to stand at one’s own feet, how to be independent? Belur Math in Howrah is located on the bank of Ganga River. It is … More Belur Math

Art of Traditional and Modern Artwork: Birla Temple

Here is Birla Temple of Kolkata. It stands in the heart of South Kolkata (between Ballygaunge and Park Circus). Birla Mandir of Kolkata has an exemplary work of art in modern art history. Birla Temple designed by Birla Group, is one of the finest architectural beauties of the City of Joy. The aboriginal craftsmanship of … More Art of Traditional and Modern Artwork: Birla Temple

Nava Kailasha Temple: A Canvas of Human Traits

108 Shiva Temple of Kalna is a grand example of architectural spirit of colonial modern Bengal. This temple is located in Kalna, just opposite to Pratapeshwar Temple complex of Kalna. 108 Shiva Temple of Kalna was built in the year 1809. These temples are constructed in two circles. The concept of 108 temples was taken … More Nava Kailasha Temple: A Canvas of Human Traits