Birla Academy of Art & Culture
This multi-storey gallery displays frequently changing exhibitions both from contemporary artists and from its vast collection...
Actively associated with local communities, this tour takes you in close proximity to rural life in the delta, in addition to providing...
Dolly’s Tea Shop
Teak-panels, rattan chairs, tea-crate tables and the regal presence of matriarch Dolly transform what would otherwise be just another...
Although it’s a small chain, each Bhojohari Manna branch feels very different and has a somewhat different menu, though all feature...
Lonely Planet review
The parkland here is less beautiful than Kolkata’s Botanical Gardens but the lake prettily reflects hazy sunrises while middle-class Kolkatans jog, row and meditate. Some form circles to do group-yoga routines culminating in ho-ho ha-ha-ha laugh-ins, engagingly described by Tony Hawks as Laughing Clubs in The Weekenders: Adventures in Calcutta. Even if forced, a good giggle can be refreshingly therapeutic.