How can one start talking about Kolkata without taking a sneak peak at one of the oldest Bazaars around?It’s a centuries old breakfast bazaar that the Kolkatans are really proud of.But if you want to savor the old world charm of this place, be sure you reach well before 7AM. | Image Credits: Anup1981 (Creative Commons) This quaint riverside walk may not be as great as some other routes in the city; nevertheless, the old world charm of Kolkata can be soaked in the most perfect way through this route.
And, the boat ride over the Ganges post that is simply so much fulfilling. Image Credits: Trek This is by far one of the most enjoyable rides here in Kolkata.
While the lovers ride the tongas near the Victoria Memorial, the BFFs can instill a bit of adventure and hustle along the Ganges in rhythmic beats!
Do you wanna know why the Bengalis simply worship Rabindranath Tagore? And, if you’re a beeraholic, then missing out on this place is simply blasphemous!
If yes, then spending a day at the Image Credits: Do we really need to furnish you any reasons for the same? Board a tram from Esplanade to any South Kolkata stop early in the morning. One of the oldest pubs in the country, Oly Pub is still one of those most crowded places in Kolkata.
The hotel was extremely elite, referred to as the "Jewel of the East" and "the best hotel East of the Suez" by Mark Twain on his voyage along the Equator, and described by Rudyard Kipling in "The City of Dreadful Night".
It had notable board members like the author Parry Chand Mitter and stockholders like W. Bonnerjee - president of the Indian National Congress.It’s an experience which cannot be described in words!One of the oldest cemeteries in Kolkata, the South Park Street Cemetery is an architectural paradise and worth a visit if you both are lovers of history, art and architecture.It grew from strength to strength over the 19th and first half of the 20th century.Locally known as "Wilson's Hotel", it was also known as "Auckland Hotel and the "Hall of Nations" in the 19th century, and was referred to as the "Japani Hotel" (Japanese Hotel) colloquially in the 20th century, due to a large number of Japanese tourists there.The hotel was famous for its new year parties thrown by Maharajahs (like the Maharajah of Cooch Behar) until the 1950s.