Monday, July 25, 2011

Benoy-Badal-Dinesh aka Dalhousie

Dalhousie is the old town or white town of Kolkata, also the center of power of the state as the Secretariat is located there along with major commercial establishments. The buildings have a magnificent antique monumental look as shown below.

1. Writers Building, seat of Bengal Government, Built in 1889DSCN5976

2. Lal Dighi the Lake infront of Writers BuildingDSCN5971

3.St. Andrews Church near Writers BuildingDSCN5977

4.The Kolkata Tram near Lal Dighi lake, The Calcutta Tramway has been using these same trams since 1902, one of the major cause of traffic jams as they are slow, old and cumbersome.DSCN5970

5.St. Andrews Church KolkataDSCN5962

Reserve Bank of India
. DSCN5967

7.National Insurance BuildingDSCN5965

8. DSCN5973
Don't know the name of these 2 building's but they look Majestic...

10.New Market or Hoggs Market in Lindsay Street opened in 1874.DSCN5987

Inner lane streets.

The street opposite the Governors house, too many cops so I did not take the risk of taking the Governors Mansion.

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