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Fusion of cultures – A glimpse of different cultures in Kolkata

Kolkata is one of the unique cities in the world which has seen immigration from various parts of the world. People of different religions & cultures have migrated to this city, each culture adding its own distinct flavor to the city and making this tinsel town their home. In this tour, the guests will be exploring a fusion of more than 7 different cultures. Explore the history of this bustling cosmopolitan city, how people from the different region migrated to Kolkata and started mending with the city life.
Walkthrough lanes of this neighborhood to explore the local life, different architectures inspired by various religions, big houses, amazing street food, and vibrant markets.
The Tiretta Bazar in Kolkata has numerous vendors offering Chinese breakfast, and hundreds of locals visiting each morning. Get an opportunity to taste the local Chinese meal in the form of Lunch served in China Town.
The tour ends by dropping the clients at their respective hotels in Kolkata.

per adult from

$143

AUD

Duration

6 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Pick up and drop from the hotel
    • English Speaking Guide
    • Chinese Meal served as Lunch
    What's excluded :
    • Personal and Shopping Expenses
    • Tips and Gratitude
    • Entry/Admission - Metcalfe Hall
    • Entry/Admission - Beth El Synagogue
    • Entry/Admission - Armenian Holy Church Of Nazareth
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Bow Barracks, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

    The Bow Barracks of the Anglo-Indians; The Bow Barracks was a garrison's mess built for the American army soldiers posted in India during World War I. Back then, the US army soldiers thought it beneath them to stay in such housing. The apartments were handed over instead to the thriving Anglo-Indian community, who have held onto them ever since.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: 12 Metcalfe Hall Strand Road BBD Bagh, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001 India

    Zoroastrian Anjuman Atash Adaran Fire Temple; A fire temple in Zoroastrianism is the place of worship for Zoroastrians. Anjuman Atash Adran Temple is located on the Metcalfe Street (Popularly called the Bandook Gali) in the Boubazar area of Central Calcutta (Kolkata). This present fire temple of Anjuman Atash Adran was established in 1912 and still worshiped by the Local Parsi People. Entry to this temple is restricted to the Parsi people only.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sun Yat Sen Street, Sun Yat Sen St, Terita Bazar, Poddar Court, Tiretti, Kolkata, West Bengal 700012, India

    Sun Yat-Sen Street of the Chinese; the Sun Yat-Sen Street in the Tiretti Market Area is where you get the best and most authentic seafood. This street was made famous by the Chinese who came and settled here mainly for business purposes. You will enjoy this place at its best during an early morning walk when the street is lined with vendors selling authentic Chinese dim sums and steaming soups which are so light to the palette yet so flavorful.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pollock Street, Pollock St, Lalbajar, College Square, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, India

    A small neighborhood having mostly Jews residents offers great insight on how Jews have mended among locals in Kolkata.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Beth El Synagogue, 26 Pollock Street, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001 India

    Beth El Synagogue was set up in 1856 and literally means the House of God. Surrounded by shops selling electrical goods the Beth El Synagogue is located in one of the busiest localities of Calcutta (Kolkata). Although the words “Beth El Synagogue” are written at the entrance the thousand of people walking past it every day is unaware of its existence

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Canning Street, Canning St, Bagree Market, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

    Canning Street of the Portuguese. This street has architecture having heavy influence from Portuguese.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Armenian Holy Church Of Nazareth, 2 Armenian Street, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001 India

    The Armenian Holy Church of Nazareth, is an 18th-century Armenian Apostolic church in Kolkata, India, serving as the center of the Armenian Community in Kolkata and the seat of the Armenian Vicariate of India and the Far East. It is affiliated to the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin of the Armenian Apostolic Church. It was built in 1724 on the old cemetery of the Armenian community, through the efforts of Agha Nazar

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Zakaria Street, Zakaria St, Kolutolla, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073, India

    Zakaria street of the Muslims; In this part of the neighborhood you will get acquaintance with the Muslims, this street has business & houses belonging to the Muslim community. Explore Islamic architecture build over the years.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Bara Bazar, Barabazar Market, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

    Bada Bazar of the Marwaris; Also known as Burrabazar is one of the largest wholesale markets in India, started as a yarn & textile market but has expanded to spies, electronics, festive and religious ingredients. Marwaris are the businessmen community in India, and this neighborhood best depicts ‘Munsi culture’.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up and drop facilities are available from centrally located hotels in Kolkata.
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

5

Organised by Invato Travel

Activity ID: V-162853P153

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