The ever-vital hub of traditional Bengali culture, ‘the natives’ area’, Sovabazar is all this and much more. This area contains a fascinatingly cosmopolitan blend of the seemingly incongruous architectural forms (from Islamic to Baroque, from Victorian to Bengali) which made up the old world dwellings of the city’s wealthier Bengalis. No one who wishes to savor the authentic flavor of Bengali culture and cuisine can afford to miss out on this walk.Join us to learn much more about life in Black Town, to get a glimpse of this time warp called Bengali Calcutta.
• Timings:0700 hrs to 1000 hrs. (Apr- Sep) 0800 hrs to 1100 hrs. (Oct - Mar) • Meeting Point:Girish Park Metro Station Exit No 1 We stroll leisurely through the alleys which have witnessed the glorious days of eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Then neighbourhood of rich Bengali Babus and Zamindars has a fascinating cosmopolitan blend now. We would witness the incongruous Rajbaris (Residence) of wealthier Bengalis having influence of Mughals to Victorian to Bengali architectural forms.You would not wish to miss an opportunity to savour the authentic flavour of Bengali culture and cuisine during this walk. The ever vital hub of traditional bengali culture, ‘the natives’ area, Sovabazar is much more to witness then we can describe in words.