Heritage and Culture of Kolkata Private Tour
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Product Code : AGORA247
Discover the rich cultural heritage of Kolkata on our Heritage and Culture Private Tour. Explore iconic landmarks such as Victoria Memorial and Howrah Bridge, and visit historic sites like St. Paul's Cathedral, Fort William, and Kalighat Temple. Experience the city's vibrant culture and cuisine with a traditional Bengali lunch, and delve into the life of Mother Teresa at her former residence, now a museum. Join us for a fascinating journey through the past and present of one of India's most iconic cities.
9:00 AM: Your tour guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel and brief you on the day's itinerary.
9:30 AM: Visit Victoria Memorial - This iconic monument was built in memory of Queen Victoria and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Kolkata. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens and has an impressive collection of paintings, sculptures, and other artifacts that showcase the rich cultural heritage of India.
11:00 AM: Visit St. Paul's Cathedral - This beautiful church is one of the oldest and most renowned churches in Kolkata. It is famous for its stunning stained glass windows and Gothic architecture, which is reminiscent of the colonial era.
12:00 PM: Visit Fort William - This historic fort was built by the British East India Company and now serves as the headquarters of the Eastern Command of the Indian Army. It is a well-preserved monument that offers a glimpse into Kolkata's colonial past.
1:30 PM: Lunch break.
3:00 PM: Visit Howrah Bridge - The Howrah Bridge is one of the most iconic landmarks of Kolkata and is an engineering marvel. It connects the twin cities of Kolkata and Howrah and offers spectacular views of the Hooghly River and the bustling city below.
3:30 PM: Visit Dakshineswar Kali Temple - This Hindu temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali, one of the most revered deities in India. It is located on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River and is known for its intricate architecture and serene atmosphere.
4:30 PM: Visit Kalighat Temple - This famous Hindu temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali and is one of the oldest in Kolkata. It is believed to have been built in the 12th century and is a must-visit for anyone interested in exploring the city's rich cultural heritage.
5:00 PM: Visit Mother Teresa's House - This museum was once the home of Mother Teresa, the Nobel laureate and founder of the Missionaries of Charity. It now serves as a tribute to her life and work, showcasing some of her personal belongings, photographs, and other memorabilia.
6:00 PM: Take a walk on Park Street - This street is the most happening and vibrant area in Kolkata and is known for its bustling atmosphere, lined with restaurants, cafes, and shops. It is a great place to relax and soak in the local culture.
7:00 PM: Your guide will accompany you back to your hotel, where the tour will come to an end.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
amera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.