Ashoka Hotel

Address: P-24, Dobson Lane, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 711 101, India | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on P-24, Dobson Lane, Kolkata (Calcutta), is near St. Paul's Cathedral, Maidan, Tollygunge Club, and Nirmal Hirday (Pure Heart).
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    Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)

    The Ganges

    A travel blog entry by 1nd1a on Mar 26, 2015

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    ... to the Rajbari complex on a rickshaw. Built in 1809, the Nabakailas Temples are made up of 108 dome roof temples in two circles. The outer circle comprising 74 temples and the inner circle 34 temples. They alternate between male and female shrines. We walked back to the boat through the marketplace and that was so interesting. Again the people were as fascinated by us as we are by them. Next day we moored at Matiari. They were ...

    Birdies, the big one, burning ghats and bye byes

    A travel blog entry by explorewithemma on Dec 05, 2014

    2 comments, 7 photos

    ... same thrill you get when you go on safari, constantly scanning to see the next present from nature. Some good spots included the white throat kingfisher, brown eagle, egret, spotted owl, blue throated peahen and green parakeets. A bird rainbow! We stayed at the Birders Inn in Bharatpur (http://www.birdersinn.com), which was perfectly located as it's right next to the park and it also sold the bird book. Bharatpur does not seem to draw the tourists for any other reason apart from ...

    Science, History, & Social Studies

    A travel blog entry by puchala on Dec 05, 2014

    1 comment, 17 photos

    ... of those bongs and smoke them. We then went to Mother House. It is the charity mission house where Mother Teresa lived and did her work on the streets of Kolkata. Wow, what a place of peace and kindness. There were signs asking for silence and to take our shoes off. We went in to see a room set up like a museum of the history of her life and mission. It made me cry reading about her work and seeing pictures of her helping the poorest of the poor and ...

    Homesickness, chai, and the Motherhouse!

    A travel blog entry by probable_hermit on Aug 06, 2014

    2 comments

    ... it comes in three forms, either the delicious smell of frying something. Onions, or battered deliciousness. Or an odd, sweet smell, that I still can't fiigure out if it's pleasant or rotten. Or it could be a rancid acrid odor that fills your nostrils and makes you wish you had no sense of smell at all. These scents can be mixed together inn any number of ways. Along with oft present scent of dung, which is nearly always around.
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    From Calcutta to...Texas?

    A travel blog entry by therunningdog on Dec 01, 2013

    2 comments, 14 photos

    ... secret to success in India...keep expectations low, but hopes (and your chin) high.




    Now that I had become inured to the pace of life here, and feeling like I was ready for whatever it was that India threw my way, I chose to finish my trip in Calcutta - a place that has always intrigued and intimidated me at the same time, for the same reasons. The reputation for poverty, squalor, and ...