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

Enjoy the front facade view of this historic heritage building and listen to some fantastic stories associated with it

Pass By: General Post Office, B B D Bagh, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001 India

See the grand colonial building and listen to some fascinating stories of the Raj associated with it

Pass By: Kolkata Collector Office, 11, Netaji Subhas Rd, Fairley Place, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India

Enjoy the Colonial Architecture

Pass By: Calcutta High Court, 3, Esplanade Row W, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India

Marvellous Architecture, stories of colonial past and reliving the Raj

Pass By: Town Hall, Kolkata (Calcutta) India

The grandiose facade, the story behind the building and appreciating Calcutta (Kolkata) was the Capital of British India

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

Fascinating stories of the Viceroys', the architecture, the lifestyle and lavish parties......remember, this is a walking tour to take you back into another time period!

Pass By: Treasury Building (AG Bengal), Treasury Building, 2, Government Pl W, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India

Stories about the Spences Hotel and more

Pass By: Central Telegraph Office, 8, Red Cross Pl, Lal Dighi, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India

The Stories about "Daed Letters", Semaphores, Telegrams in the backdrop of a majestic building which served as the Country HQ for the department.

Pass By: Currency Building, 11B, Dalhousie, Lal Dighi, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India

Stories about Banking, Monuments and Currency in India

Pass By: Lal Dighi Park, Netaji Subhas Rd, Fairley Place, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India

The Tank Square, the naming of the location from Tank Square to Dalhousie Square to BBD Bag and the associated Stories. The stories about The Battle of Plassey, Clive of India and more....

Pass By: Royal Insurance Building, 5, Binoy Badal Dinesh Bag South, Fairley Place, BBD Bagh, Fairley Place, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India

Reliving the Raj Era

Pass By: Metcalfe Hall, 12, Strand Rd, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India

The Imperial Library, a colonial grand building inspired by the Tower of Winds in Athens. A lovely exhibition awaits you here for you to peruse in leisure after completing your walk, if you should so desire.

Pass By: Standard Life Assurance Building, No.32, Lal Bazar, Hare St, Lal Dighi, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India

Fascinating Building with interesting stories, especially for the stucco artwork, ornamental figurines and multidomed towers

Pass By: Job Charnock's Mausoleum, 2/2, Council House St, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India

The British termed him the founder of Kolkata. Set in the premises of the St John's Church it ought to be a must visit place for visitors to Calcutta

Pass By: Black Hole Monument (Holwell Monument), 3, Church Ln, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India

You have heard so much about the Black Hole of Calcutta. What might have happened? What could have been the truth, the untruth, the despicable acts and the unabashed propaganda?
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Important Information
Departure Point
11a, Sido Kanhu Dahar, Maidan, Esplanade, Kolkata, West Bengal 700069, India

Traveler pickup is offered
For an ADDITIONAL FEE, we can pick you up from any hotel, airport or station if it is a private tour. Else, FREE Pickup is offered to guests staying at The Oberoi, Lalit Great Eastern, Park Hotel, Elgin Fairlawn only.
Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.

7/17/2019 - 10/10/2021Monday:06:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Tuesday:06:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Wednesday:06:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Thursday:06:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Friday:06:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Saturday:06:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Sunday:06:30 AM - 09:30 AM04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Duration
3h
Return Details
General Post Office (GPO), Netaji Subhas Rd, Fairley Place, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India
Inclusions
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Bottled water
  • All Fees and Taxes
Exclusions
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • Gratuities, expenses of a personal nature, etc.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 April 21, 2019 via mobile

Having only a day to spare and the desire to see this magical city of Kolkata in only a few hours, I reached out to Kaushik and he was kind enough to accommodate me at such a short notice. The moment I sat in his...More

Date of experience: April 2019
3  Thank Solofemaletraveller1
Reviewed March 25, 2019

Came across Kolkata story tours through this very site & promptly contacted Kaushik. We started talking 3 months before our visit & it was such a pleasure chatting away about indian history over phone, even before our tour took off! I would say Kolkata story...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank kavade
Reviewed March 19, 2019

It was a lucky conversation with my cousin that led my family (husband and two teenage daughters) to Kaushik Chatterjee. We called him on Sunday morning and although he had already finished an early morning walk, he readily agreed to take us around the city,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank Lubbubee
Reviewed January 25, 2019

Without doubt the best tour I’ve encountered. Kaushik was responsive and flexible when I contacted him to book a private tour of Kolkata, tailoring and blending different tour components as per my interest. I opted to travel via public transport and glad I did, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Carole S
Reviewed January 1, 2019

We did 2 Kolkata Story Tours recently. The first was a walk through Dalhousie (BBD Bag) and the second was a section of the ghats on the Ganges, through the wholesale flower market, finishing with the syngogues on Brabourn road and Pollock Street. Kaushik Chatterji,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank Indrani C
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