St John’s Church
This stone-spired 1787 church is ringed by columns and contains a small, portrait-draped room once used as an office by Warren Hastings,...
Standard Life Building
The red-brick Standard Insurance Buildings have carved nymphs and wonderful wrought-iron balconies at the rear. Since 2014, work has...
Black Hole Memorial
Commemmorating those who died in the seige of Calcutta as well as those who perished in the 'Black Hole' this monument was originally...
A whole series of food stalls that open comparatively late (for street food) are interspersed by various somewhat dodgy bar-restaurants...
Raj Bhavan information
Somewhat resembling the US White House, the grand Raj Bhavan was designed in 1799 along the lines of Kedleston Hall, the Derbyshire home of the Curzon family. By strange coincidence, one of its most famous masters a century later would be none other than Lord Curzon. Today the building is the official residence of the West Bengal governor and visitors may only peep through the ornate giant gates.