Heritage Structures
News  /  Published 01.12.22

Requiem for a 120-year-old house at Kalighat

Kolkata has prepared a list of heritage buildings which are either of historic significance or of great architectural value ...

News  /  Published 25.10.22

Light bazaar on Kolkata’s first Parsi fire temple premises

Save the temple itself, whose interiors are in a total mess, the entire property has been encroached on...
By Soumitra Das in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.10.22

Heritage walk resumes at Fort William after pandemic break

18th-century Kolkata history keeps walkers engrossed...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 22.09.22

The fluid history of Kolkata’s ghats

A walk from Prinsep Ghat to Chandpal Ghat with a new discovery in every corner ...
By Adil Ahmad

Places  /  Published 07.09.22

Ambika Kalna: An ode to Bengal’s temple architecture

From aatchala temples to stunning pinnacled structures, East Burdwan’s Ambika Kalna is a temple town that has it all...
By Amitabha Gupta


Places  /  Published 17.08.22

Hauz Khas: A slice of history in south Delhi

The trendy neighbourhood and green stretch has pre-Mughal heritage structures and a small but thriving ecosystem ...
By Rangan Datta

Places  /  Published 22.07.22

The tomb of Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq — a work of art with tales of history and conspiracy

The fortified tomb of the Sultan of Delhi is more than a grand mausoleum ...
By Rangan Datta

Places  /  Published 17.01.22

The ignominy that is Bagbazar’s Basu Bati

Once host to the cream of the Bengali crop, this decrepit mansion now stares helplessly at the custodians of heritage in the city...
By Amitabha Gupta

Places  /  Published 04.12.21

On National Navy Day, a look back at Lascar Memorial and its significance

Kolkata’s Lascar War Memorial is a tribute to the brave Indian Ocean-rim seamen who died fighting for the British Navy during World War I...
By Rangan Datta

Places  /  Published 17.11.21

McDonnell Fountain at Dalhousie Square: A gem gathering dust

Built in 1894, this defunct fountain is a reminder of our inability to protect Kolkata’s heritage...
By Somen Sengupta


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