Astor Hotel

15 Shakespeare Sarani, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700071, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)

Kolkata - India's Cultural Capital

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... capital of India.

Kolkata's become synonymous in modern times with squalor, poverty, and decay and is famous as the location of Mother Theresa's ministries to help the poor. Kolkata's unique poverty dates mostly to the 20th century, though, and the partition of British India into Hindu India and Muslim Pakistan. Bengali-speaking regions were also split on religious lines in the late 1940s and millions of Hindu refugees streamed into ...

Good start in Kolkata

A travel blog entry by dijoh2o

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... having a fresh lime juice at the enclosed and very nice ...

Kolkata (Calcutta)

A travel blog entry by porkchopjim

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... so left the other half on. All in all not the most appetising breakfast. The bread was stale, the banana was well, that tasted of a banana at least and this ball thing tasted a bit like a doughnut but was crazily moist like it had gone for a swim in the bath before they served it. I ate in all minus half the doughnut thing anyway. Our taxi driver turned up at 11 as we had arranged, we asked him to take us to another hotel so we could dump our bags, but a more reasonably priced ...

Getting rid of our parcel finally!

A travel blog entry by p45

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... business.
We paid at the booth for the route from the station to the Central Post Office and then got into the taxi and gave him our prepaid slip.
It took around 30 minutes to drive through the congested city streets. Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal and one of the largest cities in India. It is a colonial city developed by the British East India Company and then by the British Empire. The city was the capital of the British Indian Empire until 1911, when ...

Adventures Across India

A travel blog entry by monsoon-music

... We were only prepared for moderate weather and not the frigid conditions we were now faced with, but luckily there were lots of blankets, chai, and other fellow trekkers to keep our bodies and spirits warm. We actually met a whole group of Canadian students travelling together as a part of their religious studies program at the University of Quebec!! So on that day, deep in the Himalayan Mountain range there ...

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This hotel, located on 15 Shakespeare Sarani, Kolkata (Calcutta), is near Howrah Bridge, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and Marble Palace Kolkata.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good