Rabindra Sarobar Lake – “Lungs Of Kolkata”

Rabindra Sarobar Lake

Popular as the “Lungs Of Kolkata” lies in the southern part of Kolkata. Previously it was called “Dhakuria Lake” but later on it was named “Rabindra Sarobar Lake” in honor of Noble Laureate Rabindranath Tagore.

Rabindra Sarabor Lake, Kolkata
View of Rabindra Sarabor Lake

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Unfolding Old Kolkata – Photo Stories

Unfolding Old Kolkata – Photo Stories



Time has no divisions to mark its passage; there is never a thunderstorm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols.

–Thomas Mann

Time passes away in its own pace and so the culture, society and our surroundings also. Today is the present and yesterday creates a history for us.

Old Calcutta, Heritage of kolkata, old pictures of kolkata
Handpull Ricksaws still holding the taste of old Kolkata

In this post we will take you in the anticlock direction and our destination – the vintage photographs of Calcutta, now known as Kolkata, taken by many photographers of that time. If you take a walking tour around Kolkata, maybe you will get very little similarities between “The Old Calcutta” and “The New Kolkata”.

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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

To make a blog on BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir first you need to know the person who was actually stand behind building up the mandir.

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Temple in Kolkata, Place to visit in Kolkata
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir..

The name of that person, rather I like to describe him as a yogi and an ascetic whose life and teachings brought a revival of central Hindu practices of dharma, ahimsa and brahmacharya, was Swaminarayan, also known as Sahajanand Swami, who is the propagator of the Swaminarayan Sampraday known previously as the Uddhav Sampraday, is a Hindu sect.

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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.

Kumortuli, The clay artisan world,potters’ quarter,Must place to see in Kolkata,Culture-of-kolkata
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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Science City

Science City – World’s Finest and Largest Science Museum

The largest science center in India under National Council of Science Museums, Ministry of Culture and the Government of India is situated in the E.M.Bypass Area in the “City Of Joy”. Science City – World’s Finest and Largest Science Museum

science city, Must place to see in Kolkata, amusement park
View of Science City from Rope way

“Science” in our school days was quite boring for most of us. But Science City is such an amazing place which will provide fun ways to know science and it’s a best place for school going kids. Science City appears to be that friendly institution for kids which combines education with entertainment. Kids can easily learn new things about science with fun and ease.

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