Kolkata-The lost glories

Kolkata is the old capital of British India .The city is situated in West Bengal in the bank of river Hooghly. It is a city hard to describe.It is known as City of Joy as well as Dead City.Time is stopped here for few decades. I guess it is city worth exploring. Here is an article by Vir Sanghvi on Kolkata .

This post concentrated more on the colors of life in the city rather than the city itself.

Kolkata Babughat morning

Kolkata Babughat morning

Babughat is a Ghat of Ganga. It is one of the famous ghat for ferry services  It is considered to be a good religious practice to take a bath in the Ganga everyday.

Kolkata Morning tea

Kolkata Morning tea

Kolkata is famous for it’s cheap and good food. The in-numerous number of street vendor starts their work early in the morning .

Kolkata princep ghat

Kolkata princep ghat

Every Picture Story of the City will be incomplete without this place. Princep Ghat is one of the most famous destination for the tourists.

Kolkata rickshaw

Kolkata rickshaw

The age old hand pulled rickshaw is still used in the city.

Kolkata taxi

Kolkata taxi

The famous yellow Ambassador cab moving just outside Eden Gardens,the international stadium of Kolkata.

Kolkata trum

Kolkata trum

Kolkata is the only place India where tram service is still in place.

Kolkata Collage street

Kolkata Collage street

Collage street is the second hand book market in Kolkata, where books sells like vegetables just in the street. It is the largest book  market of Asia

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About Arpan

A photo enthusiast . Music Lover .

4 comments

  1. Last one was simply awesome \m/

  2. Great job Arpan 🙂 Put some more photos like Coffee House, M.G.Road, Nandan, etc. – to highlight more on the colors of life in Kolkata!

  3. pardhu

    great photography …

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