Oldest Roman Catholic Church of West Bengal: Bandel Church

Bandel Church also known as Basilica of the Holy Rosary got its status “minor basilica” is one of the oldest kirks of Bengal. This church is located in Bandel (Hugli District or Hoogly District), the early seat of Portuguese East India Company. Bandel Church is one of the oldest Roman Catholic Christian churches stands as … More Oldest Roman Catholic Church of West Bengal: Bandel Church

Gwalior Monument

It will be a treat when you visit Kolkata in the evening. Seeing the dusk will be enjoyable to you. It’s romantic, if you visit Prinsep Ghat and there lies Gwalior Monument. Gwalior Monument, which is also known as Ellenborough’s Folly, or Pepperpot, is an octagonal cenotaph about 60 feet high. It is crowned with … More Gwalior Monument

Basanta Utsav : The Festival of Colours in Spring

Yellow and red colours and Rabindranath Tagore songs engulf the air when Basanta utsav begin in the early morning with the morning procession (Pravat Pheri). This is the festival of spring welcomes the begining of spring season (vernal equnox). What we call Dol, in Shantiniketan the celebration of Dol is unique. This celebration is imitated … More Basanta Utsav : The Festival of Colours in Spring

Mandarmani

Mandarmani Sea Beach is quite different from other sea beaches of West Bengal like Digha, Junput, Bankiput, Bakkhali and Frazergaunj. This is totally 3. 5 to 4 hours ride from Kolkata. This sea beach is calm, serene and the Bay of Bengal here is quite cool. So the concentrations of many private resorts and hotels … More Mandarmani

Monchasa

Monchasa is a place for weekend vacation. Planning to go there in June- July is ideal for a romantic couple. Monchasa is located on the banks of Bagda River in the remote village of Paushi, in East Midnapur district or Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal. Once it was a village near Mandarmani Sea Beach, … More Monchasa

Moghulmari Monastery

It is a monastery. But now the cows and the goats are grazing in this archaeological heritage of Paschim Medinipur District of West Bengal. You can see the ruined Pali sculpture, old statues of Lord Buddha, Bengali lifestyle of Pali times and several others ruined architectures that make this ruined place as a historical mystery.  … More Moghulmari Monastery

Kurumbera Fort

If you are history freak, then you must go to Kurumbera Fort. This fort is located situated in Gaganeshwar village, southeast of Keshiari region. You need to travel Kurumbera by traveling train or by roadways. To reach Kurumbera fort, you need to take NH 60 or take a train reaching Belda Railway Station and take … More Kurumbera Fort

Prinsep Ghat- Silence Witness of History

Prinsep Ghat Location: Just Before Outram Ghat and Judges Ghat “The beauty of the morning; silent, bare, Ships, towers, domes, theatres, and temples lie Open unto the fields, and to the sky; All bright and glittering in the smokeless air”. William Wordsworth The very words of the Romantic poet become appropriate if you go to … More Prinsep Ghat- Silence Witness of History