Astor Hotel

Address: 15 Shakespeare Sarani Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, 700071, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 15 Shakespeare Sarani Road, Kolkata (Calcutta), is near Howrah Bridge, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar), and Marble Palace Kolkata.
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    Travel Blogs from Kolkata (Calcutta)

    Walking the streets

    A travel blog entry by tuross11 on Nov 08, 2015

    ... House which was the first library in Calcutta. The streets are tree lined ,pretty dirty,and in some parts home to the street people. One such family we talked to showed us their 3 week old baby, born on the street and will probably live all her life there.
    There is a huge lake which used to provide water to the British but now looks very murky although the authorities are trying to make the area more attractive. Onwards to the river where our guide ...

    Trek to Valley of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib:

    A travel blog entry by suvranjan on Aug 01, 2015

    112 photos

    ... out the “Blue poppy” without the help of Sourav. We had our lunch and explored the valley. If heaven ever exists, this should be the place. We saw glacier on our way. We spent some times in front of a waterfall and start returning back at 2.30PM. At around 4.30PM we came back to Ghangharia.

    6th August, 2015: Hemkund Sahib…14KM to and from…

    Again it was raining heavily from the last evening. We were too tired to wake ...

    Kurtas and Crack Heads

    A travel blog entry by gexandthecity on Feb 22, 2015

    5 photos

    ... to a Kurta (a long, flowing, collared shirt worn usually by Muslims) each, before having one last beer with Ric******* Paragon's roof terrace. Calcutta had really grown on me this time, threatening to become my favourite city in India. The dirt and the poverty is more striking here than in other Indian cities. But, the people are all happy, friendly and clearly proud of their city, a confusing but endearing mix of crumbling colonial architecture, manic markets and eccentric ...

    Visit to the National Library

    A travel blog entry by vishnu_agni on Sep 20, 2014

    12 photos

    ... Estate in Alipore, Kolkata, is the largest library in India by volume and India's library of public record. It is under the Department of Culture, Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Government of India.

    We then walked to Garden South cafe for our lunch (located through the tripadvisor and foursquare apps on our mobile phone). The pizza and dosa were quite good. We then took an A/C bus and reached ...

    Change Of Plan

    A travel blog entry by sarahjayne87 on Feb 15, 2014

    ... and see what India has to offer. So we caught a flight from Phnom Penh to Bangkok and then onward to Kolkata (Calcutta). We arrived the morning of the 15th at 00:15 at the airport. Waiting was the hotel chauffeur dressed in a white suit and his driving hat. He grabbed our bags and we jumped in the car ready for a good nights sleep when we arrived. Once settled in the car we we given some cold damp towels to have a wipe down and handed ...