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Address: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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This is the heart of the city. There is a main bus stand here from where you get buses for far places like siliguri, Asansol etc. There is new market nearby, where you can get all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Crowded and typical Kolkata style. This place is an amalgamation of posh hotels (Oberai Grand) and cheap stalls both at the same place. Amazing!!! If you are in Kolkata and you have not visited this place (or passed through this area), then that means you were not in Kolkata.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is the heart of the city. There is a main bus stand here from where you get buses for far places like siliguri, Asansol etc. There is new market nearby, where you can get all kinds of stuffs inclduing food items, garments, footwear etc. The iconic metropolitan building is here(it houses cottage industry and big Bazaar now). The shops... More 

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kolkata
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Chowringhee used to be much better in the past - it has become very crowded, especially with all kinds of hawkers encroaching almost every where and thus turning the road into a nightmarish experience to drive or even to walk

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is in the heart of the city. Basically a business zone , full of people from all walks of life. Literally you will see swarms of human form along with vehicles of all kind. Traffic snarls are quite common.Full of activity and radiating with various hues,this is one heck of a place,which you can't afford to miss,whenever in Kolkata.... More 

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

i am from kolkata and i visited there several times .my shopping is incomplete without visiting this place.so much restaurant ,shoping places are there and you can get every thing you want from there,but the problem is bargaining.those who cant they will be cheated.....

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Howrah, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

If you like to enjoy the taste of central Calcutta, then float on traffic jam at Chowringhee. Yes, it's the great place in the heart of city with street foods , street shops , food pavilions , arcades , markets etc. Metro station is there.. again, a tram depot is there. But, walk through the paths... and enjoy marketing.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Its one of the busiest place of calcutta.there are many food stalls on the road in a line where u can get all types of food.there r shopping stuff also which is nice n cheap.then there are offices,markets,Grand hotel{5 star}and many eateries like Gaungaurs,Coffee shop ,chinese restaurant etc.There is St.Pauls cathederal also.And opposite to this road is most famous Victoria... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Easily one of the busiest places in the city. Has lots of eating and shopping options and some office areas. If you want to give a miss to the usual touristy stuff or are looking to spend some time in a local area of the city, this one is for you! Try the street food and you will come back... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

When the noted Tollywood actress Aparna Sen directed her first movie she chose to name it ’36 Chowringhee Lane’ not without a reason. She knew Chowringhee had its own ‘character’ when it comes to Calcutta. It’s a vibrant spot in the middle of the city filled with its own hustle and bustle. This can be easily termed as the most... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Definitely one of the busiest place in kolkata. Good place to just stand and observe the people, the maddening traffic and enjoy some yummy street food.

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