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Noisy heart of Kolkata

If you can cope with the endless cacophany of motor horns and the never ending traffic, the buzz and excitement of this area should keep you occupied and entertained. Lots of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

If you can cope with the endless cacophany of motor horns and the never ending traffic, the buzz and excitement of this area should keep you occupied and entertained. Lots of winding streets with vendors of all kinds, together with shops of every possible consumer possibility to suit every single wallet.

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Ghaziabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Chowringhee lane I must say the heart of Kolkata. centrally located place but a more crowdy one. Good for street shopping specially if you can bargin for the prices. Had an evening shopping here . loved he place as our delhi markets

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Thane, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

It is the main centre of Kolkata one of the busiest area in the city.The streets remain crowded always. The streets are filled with shops(apparels, electronics,etc) restaurants, hotels. It is well connected to the city as one can find buses and Taxi very easily in this area. Its one of the best place in Kolkata for street shopping and enjoying... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

You will not find a single person standing here, everybody is always walking trying to earn money. There are numerous shops selling everything under the sun and with all manners of vehicles zooming around (very slowly because of the traffic) its a constant cacophony. If you want to make a suit, there are some marvellous tailoring shops. You can catch... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It was probably the widest road in the Kolkata until Kolkata expanded. Truly it may be called the city centre with the best of the shops of all kinds over here. Outside the shops, close by there are many other squatters selling stuff of all kinds. You can really find the most authentic things and also bargains with the squatters.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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