Calcutta's rich and powerful moved consistently south as the city grew more and more crowded and unpleasant. Here you'll see an interesting mix of large colonial homes, modern hotels and businesses, open space, and crowded temple areas.
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Central Kolkata and the Maidan
The British first built Fort William in the middle of a dense jungle. When disagreements led the local Bengali ruler, Siraj ud-Daula, to attack...
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The streets in northern Kolkata are more crowded and narrower than those elsewhere in the city. This is where hand-pulled rickshaws still run...
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