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The Eye-Opener - Morning Walk Tour of Kolkata

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Stop At: Malik Ghat Flower Market, Southeast end of Howrah Bridge, Kolkata (Calcutta) India

Kolkata's Mullick Ghat Flower Market, said to be India's largest Flower Market and contain more than a century of history.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Howrah Bridge, Jagganath Ghat 1, Strand Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001 India

The Howrah Bridge is one of the most recognised landmarks in Kolkata. Connecting Kolkata with its neighbouring industrial city of Howrah over the Hooghly river. Constructed without nuts and bolts, the Howrah Bridge was formed by riveting the entire steel structure. The bridge officially opened in 1943.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kumortuli, Hatkhola, Kolkata (Calcutta) India

Kumartoli, is a traditional potter's quarter in Northern Kolkata. Clay idols are manufactured here for various festival & also export them to other countries.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Eden Gardens, Kolkata Centre, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700021 India

Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata, India. Eden Gardens is often regarded informally as India's home of cricket. The ground has been referred to as "cricket's answer to the Colosseum," and is widely acknowledged to be one of the most iconic cricket stadiums in the world

Pass By: Town Hall, Kolkata (Calcutta) India

Kolkata Town Hall in Roman Doric style, was built in 1813 by the architect and engineer Maj.-Gen. John Garstin with a fund of 700,000 Rupees raised from a lottery to provide the Europeans with a place for social gatherings.

Pass By: Raj Bhavan, Near Sahid Minar, Kolkata (Calcutta) India

Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of West Bengal, located in the capital city Kolkata. Built in 1803, it was known as Government House before the independence of India.
After the transfer of power from the East India Company to the British Crown in 1858, it became the official residence of the Viceroy of India,

Stop At: Writers' Building, BBD Bagh N Dalhousie Square, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001 India

The Writers' Building is the secretariat building of the State Government of West Bengal in Kolkata. The 150-meter long building covers the entire northern stretch of the iconic Lal Dighi pond in the downtown area of Dalhousie square. It originally served as the principal administrative office for writers (junior clerks) of the British East India Company. Designed by Thomas Lyon in 1777.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: General Post Office, B B D Bagh, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001 India

The site where the GPO is located was actually the site of the first Fort William. An alley beside the post office was the site of the guardhouse that housed the infamous 1756 Black Hole of Calcutta (1756). The General Post Office was designed in 1864 by Walter B. Grenville.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Black Hole of Calcutta, Netaji Subhas Rd, Fairley Place, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India

The Black Hole of Calcutta was a small prison or dungeon in Fort William where troops of Siraj ud-Daulah, the Nawab of Bengal, held British prisoners of war for three days on 20 June 1756.
John Zephaniah Holwell, one of the British prisoners and an employee of the East India Company, said that, after the fall of Fort William, the surviving British soldiers, Anglo-Indian soldiers, and Indian civilians were imprisoned overnight in conditions so cramped that many people died from suffocation and heat exhaustion, and that 123 of 146 prisoners of war imprisoned there died

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. John's Church, 2/2 Council House Street Opp Dewars Garage, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001 India

Take a walk around Colonial city that was developed by East India Company. Walk pass the colonial buildings built during British reign - High Court, St. John's Church, Black Hole Monuments, The Writer's Building, Governor House, General Post Office & Eden Gardens, one of the largest Cricket stadium in the world.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Shaheed Minar, Dufferin Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) India

The Shaheed Minar, formerly known as the Ochterlony Monument, is a monument in Kolkata that was erected in 1828 in memory of Major-general Sir David Ochterlony, commander of the British East India

Duration: 10 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Tour de Kolkata, 27, Mirza Ghalib St, Esplanade, Janbazar, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016, India
2: Simpark Mall, Nellie Sen Gupta Sarani, near New Market, Esplanade, Dharmatala, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700087, India

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel Pick up & drop off facilities available for hotels located within central Kolkata.
Hotel Pick up & Drop off to Hotels located outside 5 km from Central Kolkata (Esplanade area) will be chargeable.
Departure Time
6:00 AM
Duration
4h
Return Details
Esplanade New Market, Maidan, Esplanade, Kolkata, West Bengal 700069, India
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Breakfast
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Bottled water
  • Local Guide / Escort
  • Snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Black Hole of Calcutta
  • Entry/Admission - St. John's Church
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was unfortunate to have rains during the tour time. But still it was a memorable and vivid trip. Recommended for people looking for a slice of Kolkata experience! Make sure to have your walking shoes on!More

Thank manuelD08
TourdeKolkata1, Manager at Tour De Kolkata, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sir, Thank you for your wonderful review and feedback. We are delighted that you were happy with our Walk & Explore - Morning Walking Tour of Kolkata. It was my pleasure to get an opportunity to serve you. Looking forward to welcoming you again...More

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