Nandan-Kolkata’s Cultural Hub

Nandan-Kolkata’s Cultural Hub

Kolkata… The cultural capital of India. It is the city where the first film society was formed. Nandan is located in “Centre of Attraction” of Kolkata in the Rabindra Sadan Area. It is the film and cultural hub in Kolkata under the West Bengal Government. Nandan-Kolkata’s Cultural Hub promotes the cinematic knowledge and awareness among the society. 

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Nandan Hall – West Bengal Film Centre

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Howrah Railway Museum-Rich History of Locomotives

Howrah Railway Museum-Rich History of Locomotives

Looking back in our childhood memories, we can reminisce those beautiful days when we used to stand in a queue to form a train holding each other’s shoulders, moving forward making the sound of running train by mouth. Howrah Railway Museum-Rich History of Locomotives

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A meter gauge Steam Locomotive at Hall of Fame

Now as a travel buff, we always cherish our train journey. It always offers a unique excitement whenever we visited the station to catch the train. The crowd of busy people, some are running from one platform to another to catch the train. And others just sitting on the platform waiting for their train, the hawkers and so on.

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Smaranika – Kolkata’s Only Tram Museum

Smaranika – Kolkata’s Only Tram Museum

Smaranika - Kolkata's Only Tram Museum
Smaranika – Kolkata’s Only Tram Museum

Where the morning of Kolkata begins with the rattling sound of tram bell, it is quite natural how tram is connected with the cultural heritage of our city. Getting a chance to explore the world of old tramways and knowing more facts about trams was a golden opportunity for us. We heard about the heritage transport museum, Smaranika – Kolkata’s Only Tram Museum standing at Esplanade.

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Kumortuli-The clay artisan world

Kumortuli-The clay artisan world

If you manage to visit Kolkata during August September month then never miss to visit Kumortuli-The clay artisan world.

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The clay model of Maa Durga

Kumortuli is a traditional potters’ quarter in northern Kolkata and most well-known visiting point of Kolkata. If you really want to know then you have to visit this place at least once in life time.

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Shaheed Minar

Shaheed Minar – Cloud Kissing Monument

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Shaheed Minar in the evening sky.
 

Before starting the blog about Shaheed Minar – Cloud Kissing Monument, first make it a point what the word SHAHEED signifies …Shaheed, both Bengali and Hindi term, means the soldier or revolutionist who really love their motherland, can sacrifice their life with a smile on their face, that soldiers are honored as Shaheed…Shaheed for the country..

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