Shila International Hotel

233/3 Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700020, India | 3 star hotel
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Elizabeth Moffat Humphrey who fell asleep in Jesus

A travel blog entry by benandmartin


... we met Roy, whose real name we don't know and which is probably unpronounceable. Roy was part of the 10,000 strong crowd in the 120,000 seater Salt Lake Stadium for the match between Kolkata's Mohun Bagan, a team sponsored by a company that produces diet whiskey, and Rangdajied United SC. One fan before the game said that Rangdajied had a good defence yet they were bottom of the table but, judging on this match alone, he was right as Mohan lost 2-0 and the fans clapped them off ...

Organic cotton weddings

A travel blog entry by emilyhanne


... where I went to a mall down the street, Michelle's two daughters, son-in-law, and two grandkids are coming for a 10-day visit... next week... during Pujas (the busiest time in the Kolkata year)... when all of the girls are off school... and she is paying for it all. Let's just say we both spent too much money. No regrets :)

So yes, on Sunday I went out with a 27-year old adorable young woman who got her heart broken years ago ...

Semaphore Towers of India

A travel blog entry by amitabho


... system which had four 6 ft squares.

Parallel to this a Semaphore Line existed between Calcutta and Barrackpore, which was an army Cantonment. The Semaphore tower here is of three storied, which exists inside the Flagstaff Bungalow residence.

The Calcutta Chunar Line was abandoned in 1828 due to high maintenance cost and shutter semaphore of optical telegraph getting ...

Out of the frying pan...

A travel blog entry by travellingtrio


... center of the city). We encountered our first of many "foreign price" tickets, which are 150 rupees compared to the locals paying just 10. Being local sometimes has its perks. Most of our time though, was spend roaming the streets, experiencing Kolkata's culture. It's very much an experience of sights, sounds, smells, and hurrying to do something, to then wait for awhile after. Also, Indians have perfected the art of an afternoon nap to beat the heat. We tried to spend ...

Buried Treasures!

A travel blog entry by rnrgo


Thank you Trip Advisor ..... Manjit you are a star! We have just spent two brilliant days immersed in the history and ethnic diversity of Calcutta. Before we left UK I had come across some glowing reviews about photo tours of the city and so ended up on Manjit's website where I booked two tours - the only downside being that they started at 6.30 am!
The first tour, yesterday, was more historically focused looking at the large Victorian edifices ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 233/3 Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), is near Howrah Bridge, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and Marble Palace Kolkata.
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