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Travel Through Time – Kolkata

Written By: Manoj Menon

Kolkata being a metropolitan city is also a major tourist spot. There are many a places of significance you can go here. The 'City of Joy' as it is often referred to as, is home to many religions and races. There are museums, planetariums, libraries, cricket grounds, football stadiums and many places of religious interest.

We shall now take a look at why the city of Kolkata is famous and why one should certainly make it a point to add it to their travel lists. The various architectures, festivals, food and sports are things to be looking forward to. Here is a small peep into the history of this beautiful city.

Calcutta High Court
  

Calcutta High Court

Picture of the High Court.

Photo Courtesy: Samual Bourne

 

Hoogly River
  

Hoogly River

Aerial view of the Hoogly river as taken in 1947.

Photo Courtesy: Claude Waddell

 

Howrah Bridge
  

Howrah Bridge

Photograph of the iconic bridge taken in 1945.

Photo Courtesy: Monster eagle

 

Kolkata Port
  

Kolkata Port

View of the Kolkata Port.

Photo Courtesy: Vintage Lulu

 

Shaheed Minar
  

Shaheed Minar

Picture of the column structure.

Photo Courtesy: TejasDiscipulus2

 

Writer's Building
  

Writer's Building

View of the building as it were in 1920.

Photo Courtesy: Co9man

 

Chowringhee Avenue
  

Chowringhee Avenue

A bustling street in Kolkata in 1945.

Photo Courtesy: Clyde Waddell

 

Central Calcutta
  

Central Calcutta

Horse drawn vehicles ferrying passengers.

Photo Courtesy: Clyde Waddell

 

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