Astor Hotel

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

      Old, rustic yet truly enchanting : City of Joys !!

      A travel blog entry by justgosomewhere on May 13, 2014

      2 comments, 4 photos

      ... look, it was installed in 1930. As we reached the market, it was crowded with people and I came to conclusion that despite of new shopping malls all over Kolkata, New Market remains at the core of the shopping experience in the city. City is inclined towards the old in every way. You'll find lot of good places to eat there...a complete gali is having eating joints. We had some delicious food and called the day off. Kolkata streets look amazing at the night, with fancy street ...

      People, people, and more people!

      A travel blog entry by deolali on Mar 29, 2014

      5 photos

      ... left behind that can be sold or eaten, supplemented by stealing luggage and pickpocketing. There is apparently an office of the Railway Protection Force at the station specifically for passengers to complain that they have been relieved of their possessions. This sounds like a social problem on a huge scale, but in a very limited geographical area, so surely there is a solution. Apparently the child gangs operate under the direction of "dadas" who have grown up through the ranks ...

      Ear cleaning and other things

      A travel blog entry by joancauldwell on Oct 28, 2013

      9 comments, 4 photos

      ... visit to St. John's Church. St John’s Church houses the mausoleum of Job Charnock the founder of Calcutta, as well as the monument commemorating those who died in the ‘Black Hole’. Other notables in St John’s are Admiral Watson, who with Clive liberated India. There have been comparisons made between St John's and St Martin ...


      A travel blog entry by emilyhanne on Sep 22, 2013

      ... on some shorts and went downstairs to fill up your bucket? And at what point would it be embarrassing to go downstairs and admit you've been standing in the shower with shampoo in your dry hair waiting for water? Anyways, I waited for an hour. And yes, you’re right, that is too long.

      Do you know what is more embarrassing than that last misfortune? The content of my longest paragraphs. One of these days I will have stories of how I went ...

      Adventures Across India

      A travel blog entry by monsoon-music on Jul 01, 2013

      ... a scene and making noise for most of the rest of the trip to Pondicherry. In the end, we made it without any major problems, and came out of our sleeper class experience feeling as though we had met and connected to the everyday Indians who make up the majority of the 1 Billion plus populated land.

      South India

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