Explore British Raj Heritage: White Town Walk Kolkata
Discover the charm of the “City of Joy” with our Kolkata City Tour! Immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant culture of Kolkata, nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River. As the former capital of British India, Kolkata holds a special place in the country’s heritage. Our Kolkata City Tour package, tailored to your preferences, offers a 1 night 2 days experience by bus. Reach out to the best tour operators in Kolkata at Ryask Tourism by calling +91-9088694714 to book your adventure.
Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta, served as the capital of British India until 1911, leaving an indelible mark on the city’s character. The British Raj has left its architectural legacy, with numerous colonial buildings still standing. Notable among them are the iconic Victoria Memorial, often dubbed Curzon’s folly or the British Taj Mahal, and the impressive Howrah Bridge, a colossal cantilever bridge. This bustling metropolis is a captivating blend of colonial architecture, lively festivities, and the enticing aroma of Bengali street food, adorned with vibrant marigold garlands. Despite its chaotic appearance, Kolkata manages to organize this patchwork while proudly displaying its rich history, art galleries, and cultural diversity. Explore the city to discover the grandeur of the white-marbled Victoria Memorial, an 18th-century colonial graveyard, and the bustling flower market.
Whether wandering on foot or cruising along the Hugli River, a tributary of the Ganges, you’ll encounter ghats with locals floating candles and floral offerings. Kolkata serves as a gateway to exploring the stark contrast between India’s industrial cities and rural life. Embark on a multi-night cruise to witness the city’s mildewed warehouses, riverside temples, and former Dutch and French colonial settlements. As one of the most significant cities in British India, Kolkata is steeped in history. The city’s colonial-era landmarks, including Victoria Memorial, offer insights into its past. Regarded as the cultural capital of India, Kolkata presents a plethora of experiences, making it a challenge to fit everything into your visit.
Explore Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, known for its rich history and British-influenced architecture. Despite its past challenges, the city is a welcoming destination with a mix of historical treasures and modern delights. Marvel at Victorian gems like the Writers Building, St Paul’s Cathedral, and the iconic Victoria Memorial. Discover the spiritual side with a visit to Kalighat, the important temple dedicated to the black goddess Kali. For a luxurious experience, indulge in a private sunset river cruise on the Hooghly River, visiting Belur Math and Dakshineshwar Kali Temple. These serene spots offer a different perspective on Kolkata. the city’s intellectual and cultural scene, with galleries, classical music festivals, and a vibrant cinema and theatre scene. Don’t miss the chance to savor the distinctive Bengali cuisine, known for its fruity and mildly spiced flavors, and indulge in excellent seafood curries.
Plan your visit during the annual Durga Puja for a colorful carnival atmosphere. Witness the lively festivities, explore the potter village, and marvel at the craftsmanship behind the diverse idols. Embark on a journey from the UK to experience the unique charm of Kolkata, where history and modernity converge in a fascinating blend.
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Calcutta City Visit From UK – British colonial places – British Raj Heritage walk in Kolkata with guide
Colonial Bengal tour, a captivating journey that delves into the lesser-known corners of West Bengal’s colonial history. Traverse from Calcutta to the quaint towns of Serampore, Chandannagar, and Murshidabad along the Hoogly River, uncovering the legacies of the Mughal, British, French, Dutch, and Danish empires. Previously accessible mainly by boat, now you can explore these historical outposts by land while indulging in the charm of converted heritage hotels. Begin your leisurely exploration in Calcutta, the erstwhile capital of British India, adorned with relics of the Raj era such as the majestic Governor’s House, the iconic Victoria Memorial, and the solemn Charnock Mausoleum. Savor a cup of tea at the esteemed Tollygunge Club, founded in 1895. Follow the footsteps of European merchants and soldiers as you journey northward along the Grand Trunk Road towards Murshidabad, a city renowned for its grandeur during the 18th century. En route, immerse yourself in the history of Serampore, a Danish trading outpost of the 18th century, and explore Chinsurah, once a bustling hub for Dutch merchants trading silk, muslin, and spices. Witness the historic battleground of Plassey, where Robert Clive clashed with the Nawab of Bengal and his French allies in 1757. Take a captivating cycle rickshaw tour through Chandannagar, still echoing its distinctive French character from its colonial past. Conclude your journey in grandeur with a three-night stay at the Rajbari Bawali, a majestic 300-year-old estate nestled in the rural beauty of the 24 Parganas. Here, immerse yourself in the leisurely lifestyle of its former Zamindari owners while exploring the rustic charm of rural Bengal.
Alternatively, embark on a walking tour of Kolkata, once the capital of the British Raj. Begin at Writer’s Building, witness to numerous independence movements, and pay homage at the Mausoleum of Job Charnock, the city’s modern founder. Admire the architectural beauty of St. John’s Church, built in 1787, and marvel at its striking “Last Supper” painting. Explore the Governor’s House, once the residence of the Viceroy of India, and culminate your journey at the iconic Victoria Memorial, a testament to Kolkata’s rich colonial heritage.
Looking to explore the vibrant city of Kolkata? Ryask Tourism has a range of tailored city tour packages that might catch your interest. For booking details, feel free to reach out to us directly at +919088694714 (also available on WhatsApp). Our One Day Kolkata Darshan Tour Packages offer a time-efficient way to discover the city. Enjoy the convenience and comfort they provide, ensuring an entertaining journey. Forget about navigating fares, figuring out transportation, or planning your itinerary. With us, you can focus on the adventure without the hassle.
Discover the essence of Kolkata in a day with our Full Day City Tour, perfect for those with limited time yet a desire to explore the city’s renowned attractions. We’ve curated two segments: the Must-See Kolkata Tour and an additional opportunity to pick two spots of your choice from our list. This flexibility allows you to tailor your experience and visit the Kolkata landmarks that resonate with you the most.
Drop & Visit- Kalighat Kali Temple, Princep Memorial & Riverfront ), Rabindra Nath Tagore House, Netaji Subhash Bose Home & Museum, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Victoria Memorial Hall, Marble Palace(If allowed), Jain Temple, Dakhineshwar Kali Temple (Optional) & Belur Math (Optional).
Drive Past-General Post Office, Shaheed Minar, Eden Gardens, Howrah Station, Writers’ Building, Maidan, Town Hall, Fort William. Drive Over- Howrah Bridge.
With This Kolkata Sight Seeing Tour Ends.