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Going to Alipore Zoo

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ALIPORE ZOO The Zoological Garden

Alipore is India's oldest formally stated zoological park and a big tourist attraction in Kolkata, West Bengal. It has been open as a zoo since 1876. The zoo is located next to river Ganges and very near to race course and police training school and opposite to the famous hotel Taj. One of the most popular tourist attractions in Kolkata, it draws huge crowds during the winter season, especially during December and January. The highest attendance till date was on December 25, 2016 with 81,000 visitors.


The zoo is well connected by bus with Howrah and Sealdah train stations. Bus routes from Howrah: Sakherbazar & Thakurpukur mini bus Bus routes from Sealdah: 235 Bus routes from Esplanade: 77a, SD9, SD9/1, Sakherbazar & Thakurpukur mini bus.
Opening time & Closing time :- 24 November to 23 December10am3.30pm Sun 24 December10am3pm Christmas Day & Boxing Day Closed Closed Wed 27 December - Sun 31 December10am3.30pm.
a. Entrance fee : Up to the age of 5…

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Visit to Rajasthan

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RAJASTHAN

Rajasthan is India's largest state by area. It is located on the north western side of the India, where it comprises most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert. 
          It is bordered by five other Indian states: Punjab to the north; Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to the northeast; Madhya Pradesh to the southeast; and Gujarat to the southwest.

         The state was formed on 30 March 1949 when Rajputana – the name adopted by the British Raj for its dependencies in the region – was merged into the Dominion of India. Its capital and largest city is Jaipur. Other important cities are Jodhpur, Udaipur, Bikaner, Kota and Ajmer.



 Alwar



Best known for its proximity to the Sariska Tiger Reserve, Alwar, like most Rajasthani towns also offers an insight into the state’s rich history and culture.


Bada bagh



   Bada bagh is worth visiting for the people who are interested in archaeological heritage of India. This place gives pleasure to a persons eyes watching the calm and rich view of a…

Dengue

Visit to Santiniketan

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  Santiniketan
Santiniketan  is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal.
                 It was established by Maharshi Devendranath Tagore, and later expanded by his son Rabindranath Tagore whose vision became what is now a university town, Visva-Bharati University.

 Shantiniketan has become a major tourist spot because of its association with Rabindranath Tagore, one of India's and Bengal’s greatest figures. 
              Rabindranath Tagore started Patha Bhavan the school of his ideals.


                 After he received the Noble Prize (1913), the school was expanded into a university. Many world famous teachers have become associated with it, and Indira Gandhi was one of its more illustrious students.
                Santiniketan is a University town and a centre of learning. The Uttarayan complex where the poet lived consists of several buildings such as Udayana. Konark, Shyamali, Punascha and Udichi which reflect the architectural genius of the poet'…

Visit to Darjeeling

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Darjeeling is a town in Indian state of West Bengal.  It is located in the Lesser Himalayas at an elevation of 6,700 ft.          It is noted for its tea industry, its spectacular views of the Kangchenjunga, the world's third-highest mountain, and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.                 It is also a popular tourist destination in India.


The resultant distinctive Darjeeling tea is internationally recognised and ranks among the most popular black teas in the world. 
            Darjeeling, alongside its neighbouring town of Kalimpong, was the centre of the Gorkhaland movement in the 1980s.
   The name Darjeeling comes from the Tibetan words “Dorje”, which is the thunderbolt sceptre of the Hindu deity Indra, and “ling, which means "a place" or "land".


   In 1828, a delegation of the British East India Company officials on its way to the Nepal-Sikkim border stayed in Darjeeling and decided that the region was a suitable site for a sanatorium for British sol…