St John’s Church, Kolkata

St John’s Church is an early British monument of Kolkata, built by Jame Agg on the land donated by by the Raja of Shovabazar Rajbari. The church occupies the vast tract of land with the graves and the war memorials. … More St John’s Church, Kolkata

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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