Kolkata Half Day tour
Kolkata Half Day tour
Kolkata Half Day Tour
Half Day City Tour : INR. 2,500 + 5.8%% tax per person (3hrs)
Starts at 2p.m- 5p.m.
Mother Teresa House
There is a great joy in loving. When you want to witness the caring hand of God in imparting unbridled joy and love to the less fortunate ones of the society, the Mother Teresa House of the Missionaries of Charity is an epitome of that piousness in this City of Joy. Nestled in the busy junction of the AJC Bose Road in Kolkata, it is a place where everybody can claim to be their own home for peace and love.
St. John’s Church, originally a cathedral, was among the first public buildings erected by the East India Company after Kolkata became the effective capital of British
India. Located at the North – Western corner of Raj Bhavan construction of the St. John’s Church started in 1784, with Rs 30,000 raised through a public lottery, and was
completed in 1787. St. John’s Church is the third oldest church in Calcutta (Kolkata) only next to the Armenian and the Old Mission Church. St. John’s Church served as
the Anglican Cathedral of Calcutta (Kolkata) till 1847 when it was transferred to St. Paul’s Cathedral. St. John's Church was modeled according to the St Martin-in-the Fields of London. The land for the St. John’s Church was donated by the Maharaja Nabo Kishen Bahadur the founder of the Shovabazar Raj FamilyThe foundation stone was laid
by Warren Hastings, the Governor General of India on 6 April 1784. Two marble plaques at the entrance of the St. John's Church mark the two historic events. Built by architect
James Agg the St John’s church is built with a combination of brick and stone and was commonly known as the “Pathure Girja” (Stone Church). Stone was a rare material in
the late 18th century Kolkata. The stones came from the medieval ruins of Gour, and were shipped down the Hooghly River. The minutes book in the church office tell in
detail the story of how the ruins of Gaur were robbed to build St John’s church. The church is a large square structure in the Neoclassical architectural style. A stone spire
174 ft tall is its most distinctive feature. The spire holds a giant clock, which is wound every day.
- The Church complex has monuments of Black Hole. A monument erected in memory of many soldiers killed under the jail custody of Shriaj ud daullah
- Church complex also has the Tomb of Job Charnock, known to be the architech of Kolkata
BBD Bag Pass Through: Howrah Bridge +Eden gardens, +The Governor House (Raj Bhavan), +General post office (GPO) + Writer’s building +St. Andrew’s Kirk+ Princep Ghat
B.B.D. Bagh, formerly called Dalhousie Square, is the shortened version for Benoy- Badal-Dinesh Bagh. It is the seat of power of the state government, as well as
the central business district in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal. B.B.D. stands for three young Indian independence activists — Benoy, Badal and Dinesh — who on 8
December 1930 shot dead the Inspector General of Prisons, N.S. Simpson, in the balconies of the Writers' Building of the then Dalhousie Square. The square had been
named after Lord Dalhousie, Governor General of India from 1847 to 1856. At different times it has been called ‘The Green before the Fort’ or Tank Square. The B.B.D. Bagh
area is near the Hooghly river in the western part of the central Kolkata and is a square built around the old Lal Dighi tank. The old fort built by the British was around where
the General Post Office now is. The area was in the heart of Kalikata or the White Town in old Calcutta. The Dalhousie Square was included in the 2004 and 2006 World
Monuments Watch by the World Monuments Fund (WMF) due to "decades of neglect". After this listing the international financial services company American Express provided funding through WMF for the square's preservation.
The Victoria Memorial (Victoria Memorial Hall) is a large marble building in Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, India which was built between 1906 and 1921. It is
dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria (1819–1901) and is now a museum and tourist destination under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture.The Memorial lies on
the Maidan (grounds) by the bank of the Hooghly river, near Jawaharlal Nehru road. The Victoria Memorial's architect was William Emerson (1843–1924), president of the Royal
Institute of British Architects. The design is in the Indo-Saracenic revivalist style. This style uses a mixture of British and Mughal elements as well as Venetian,Egyptian, Deccani and Islamic architectural influences. The building is 338 feet (103 m) by 228 feet (69 m) and rises to a height of 184 feet (56 m). It is constructed of white Makrana marble.The gardens of the Victoria Memorial were designed by Lord Redesdale and David Prain. Emerson's assistant, Vincent J. Esch designed the bridge of the north aspect and the garden.
Monuments may lead to undeclared closure due to various reasons. Such closures are not informed in advance. Guests need to bear with such incidents.
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