Sahapedia Walk - Exploring the 'City of Joy' and of British Raj
Calcutta was the capital of British India up until 1911, therefore it still boasts of some of the most important political institutions and financial establishments constructed in a distinctive colonial architectural style. The walk begins from the Tea Board and takes you through the lanes of BBD Bagh, which encompasses the Lal Dighi, to Writers' Building, known for its rich political history and stunning architecture and design, the General Post Office and the St. Andrews Church to name a few.
Come and join us for the walk!
This guided tour is for free.
Date: Sunday, 30 July 2017
Duration: 8 am to 9:30 am
Meeting time: 7:45 am
Meeting point: In front of the Tea Board, BBD Bagh, Kolkata
Nearest metro station: Central
Walk led by: Manoswini Sarkar
Things to keep in mind:
• Mandatory registration closes after 25 entries. Link to registration form:
(Step 1- Please like and share the page to register.
Step 2- Fill the form to confirm your registration- https://goo.gl/EiobEo )
After the online registration, do inform through a text message or an email, before the walk, if you are unable to attend it.
• No parking facilities available outside the meeting point. We would recommend you to take the public transport (Metro, bus, etc.).
• No entry fee.
• Photography allowed everywhere except inside St. Andrew's Church.
• Wear comfortable cotton clothes, walking shoes and carry a bottle of water and a hat (optional).