Heritage Tourism
Lifestyle  /  Published 28.03.22

The story of a ninth-century Buddhist ‘vihara’ in Malda

As of February 2022, restoration work is underway at the site, including the construction of two on-site museums that will house some of the artefacts found here. Witnessing the layer of lime and bric...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 28.11.21

Heritage walk returns with a bang

Participants in a heritage walk at the Port Trust and Maritime Museum on Strand Road in central Calcutta on Saturday afternoon. The other stops were the Fairlie Place headquarters of Eastern Railway a...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Lifestyle  /  Published 22.09.21

Bari Kothi offers both heritage hospitality & community spirit

Due to the major influences on the Sheherwali community, a large part of the cuisine was influenced by Mughal spices and essences like rose water, saffron and dry fruits. Mustard seeds and oil found t...
By Anannya Sarkar

Heritage  /  Published 18.12.18

Chandernagore is a hidden gem with a French past

Some members of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that is working to secure the history and revive the cultural heritage of Chandernagore are launching a tour to give visitors a feel of the town w...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.18

Night stay at restored Danish tavern soon

The Denmark Tavern, the riverside heritage property in Serampore that has recently been restored, is almost ready to receive overnight guests.“We have six rooms — four on the first floor and two o...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Serampore(Hooghly)


India  /  Published 14.01.20

Murshidabad heritage tour

Murshidabad, the capital of undivided Bengal, has restored at least 10 heritage buildings, some of which will soon be included in a heritage tour that will start later this month. “Murshidabad is re...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.19

Focus on heritage hurdles

The owners of a number of old properties along the Hooghly, some of which have the heritage tag, sat down with architects, planners and conservation workers at Chandernagore on Sunday to discuss how t...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.19

Tie-up boost for Chandernagore heritage tourism

Heritage and tourism in Chandernagore got a boost with the signing of a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday evening between France and the Bengal government on the sidelines of the Bengal Global ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Travel  /  Published 24.12.18

3 recommended day trips from Calcutta

Moghulmari, NikursiniLearning quotient: Archaeological remains of a Buddhist monastery built in early Medieval AgeIn 1996, local schoolteacher Narendranath Biswas informed Asok Datta, a professor of A...
By Paromita Sen

West Bengal  /  Published 08.12.18

Howrah station book stall given heritage tag

The wooden bookstall at the Howrah station concourse from where you may have picked up a paperback on several occasions was built in the UK — without a single hinge, nut or bolt — and shipped to ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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