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    Want To See Kolkata By Night? Go On This Midnight Heritage Tour

    Raisa posted on 20 October

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    Let Us Go takes you on a Midnight Heritage Tour of Kolkata: see the abandoned Maidan, illuminated Howrah Bridge, and more.

    What Is It?

    Ever wanted to tour the city at night? Rediscover Kolkata’s oldest buildings under the stars? Wanted to learn about the city but not daring enough to brave the crowds?  This Midnight Tour is here for you. Let Us Go is a well-known walking tour company and they’re going to give you on one of the most sought after experiences – seeing the city in the middle of the night!

    See the Victoria Memorial without the couples, an abandoned and peaceful Maidan, Howrah Bridge illuminated in all its glory, Howrah Station minus the hawkers and the chaos, and no traffic. You’ll even stop for chai at one of the city’s dhabas.

    Super bonus: it’s much cooler in the night so you can really appreciate the city without the sweat and heat.

    Who Is It For?

    New to the city or been here for ages, this tour is for everyone because you get to see Kolkata like never before. Heritage lovers, photographers, couples, people who wish to see Kolkata at night, and even kids can come.

    Why Should I Go?

    Apart from the common tourist-y places like Eden Gardens, Prinsep Ghat and Victoria Memorial Hall, you’ll also get a chance to see less-known places or less-frequented places like the Dead Letter Office, Helipad, St. Andrews Church and the Lascar War Memorial.

    The total list of places you’ll see {and there are many!} include the Ochterlony Monument, Eden Gardens Stadium, Raj Bhawan, Vidhan Sabha, Town Hall, Cal High Court, GPO, Writers, Lal Bazaar Station, Currency Building, Standard Chartered Building, ER-HQ & Railway Museum, Howrah Bridge, Howrah Station, Howrah Railway Museum, New Bridge and Nanda Kumar Execution Spot.

    Anything Else?

    The tour will set you back INR 1,750 per person and it includes transport, drinking water, tea and snacks. Call 9831020400 to book your spot. Buy your cikets online here and then call or text Debraj {9830221966} or Deepayan {9674917877} and they’ll give you any extra details. There are more walks scheduled in the cooler months so keep a look out on the Let Us Go Facebook page.

    When: October 28.

    Time: 11:15 PM to 4:15 AM.

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