If you are exploring Kolkata and you love nature photography then Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Botanic Garden is the perfect destination for you. The lush greenery consists of 14000 species of plants among which 500 species are rare and about 12000 living perennial plants along with millions of dried out plants gathered from all over the world. The extensive luxurious garden is not only for public display of plants but also for horticulture research work. The plants nurtured and cultivated here for scientific investigation. The large greenery kingdom is calm and peaceful away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Exploring Jagadish Chandra Bose Botanic Garden
South Park Street Cemetery – Kolkata’s Haunted Place
“Cemetery” … The word itself denotes our final destination where we get disappear in the dust in our eternal sleep leaving all our power, money, fame, friends and family behind us. The South Park Street Cemetery – Kolkata’s Haunted Place, is one of the oldest cultural heritage sites in Kolkata established in 1767 when East India Company came into force.
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.
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
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.
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.