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“The Life of Kolkata flows down Chowringhee.”
Review of Chowringhee

Faridabad, India
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38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
“The Life of Kolkata flows down Chowringhee.”
Reviewed December 21, 2012

It is a pleasure to walk down the Chowringhee, Particularly the stretch from Grand Hotel to Birla Planetariam. On the other side of the road, the Maidan offers a green look, and pleasant evening breeze.

Visited September 2012
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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30 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Heart of the city of joy”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

unity in diversity, or diversity in one place !! both confirms at this junction

the centrepoint of kolkata, where you can see every caste and creed, all type of vendors, hawkers to big malls, and the waterballs dish ( fuchka) yummy

Visited October 2012
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Orlando, Florida
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65 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Bustling Always”
Reviewed July 23, 2012

Anyday this place will be abuzz with people, honking of cars buses, clatter of the trams & continuous screaming advertisements of the street hawkers. To some its a confusion. To some it reflects the life of the city. The bustling place reflects a center of commerce & entertainment. It's well connected with almost all parts of Kolkata. It's historical landmark.

Visited May 2012
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Singapore, null, Singapore
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Old british structures in Kolkatta”
Reviewed June 30, 2012

drop by in case you have evening free , expect lots of traffic and beggers

Visited June 2012
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Thank Yash V
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Atlanta, Georgia
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212 reviews
177 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
“Historic Landmark of Kolkata”
Reviewed June 26, 2012

This is the downtown of Kolkata, neighborhood steeped in history; it is a business district, as well as a shopper’s destination and entertainment-hotel center. The place has been highlighted in numerous movies, novels and photographs. The entire area boosts of museums, big offices, banks, hotels, restaurants, movie theatres, shopping centers, etc. It stands on the "island of attractions" in Kolkata - Victoria Memorial, Nandan, Rabindra Sadan theatre complex, St. Paul’s Cathedral and the Birla Planetarium. The area is bustling with all types and kinds of people. There are lots of street sellers selling all kinds of stuff and food sellers (best to avoid these unhealthy mouth-watering foods). Also, the poverty of the city is exposed by the number of pavement dwellers in this area. Be careful with the heavy and unorganized traffic while you traverse in this neighborhood.

Visited December 2011
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Thank The_Nath_Family
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