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Places visited in Kolkata, India
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Howrah, India

Great Banyan Tree

A single tree's 2,800 aerial roots give the appearance of a complete forest.
Kolkata, India

South Park Street Cemetery

An eclectic mix of influences rot together in harmony in this India necropolis.
Kolkata, India

Ronald Ross Memorial

A monument to the British doctor who connected mosquitoes to malaria.
Kolkata, India

The Black Hole of Calcutta

The site of an atrocity that would be used to justify Britain’s conquest of India.
Kolkata, India

Terreti Bazaar

For just a few hours each morning, this market serves specialties from the city's shrinking Chinese-Indian community.
Kolkata, India

Cathedral of the Most Holy Rosary

Kolkata’s only Portuguese church has a curious link with chickens.
Kolkata, India

Armenian Church of the Holy Nazareth

This historic complex is home to the oldest Christian grave in Kolkata, India.
Kolkata, India

College Street

The world's largest secondhand book market is a haven for bibliophiles and bargain hunters.
Kolkata, India

Marble Palace

This lavish estate recalls the opulent history of Calcutta.
Kolkata, India

Mud Statues of Kumortuli

The potters' quarter is packed with artists sculpting clay gods with mud from the sacred Ganges river.
Thimphu, Bhutan

Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan

The nation’s first institution dedicated to the conservation of Bhutanese textiles.
Darjeeling, India

Himalayan Mountaineering Institute

Inside this Darjeeling museum, you can see a pair of boots that once stood at the top of the world.