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Address: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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Pune, India
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
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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50 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
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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111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Found it very crowded during the evening time. People rushing back from the offices makes it very crowded. Although it has good some good street food options.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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62 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Chowringhee is one long street with historic buildings like Oberio Grand,National museum,etc. on one side and the maidan(field) on the other.The footpath is crowded with hawkers and too many people on the road.The Govt. has changed the road's name to Jawaharlal Nehru Road but bet even most Kolkattans are unaware about it.Another landmark building on this road is the American... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Chowringhee is located in Central Kolkata and is a very busy junction with all the office crowd on weekdays and casual crowd on weekends. The place has some interesting architectures such as century old buildings of British reign, hotels, markets and many other establishments. Indian Museum is also located very near to Chowringhee and also the New Market which are... More 

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Jaipur, India
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33 attraction reviews
264 helpful votes 264 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Coming to Kolkata, there is no chance that someone would miss Chowringhee. It is a very busy place and also has the main bus stand in Kolkata other than the one at Salt lake. It also is a very big market, in addition to New market has several cinema halls and restaurants. it is a shoppers paradise. It also has... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Chowringhee is practically the heart of Kolkata. While the East side hustles & bustles with people & traffic, the west side is the long open field of Maidan reaching up to the river Ganges. Right on the middle of Chowringhee is the famous Oberoi Grand Hotel of Kolkata - one of the best in India. Around it are the shopping... More 

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Kolkata, India
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

A stroll across the Chowringhee, from the Park Street crossing to the Lenin Sarani crossing, will give the tourist a feel of everything - Imperial British architecture in scores of buildings, the bazaar culture of Indian cities through the hawkers lining the pavements, street food, fast food and fine dining options, good watering holes, a huge museum, the YMCA, a... More 

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