Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > History > East Meets West > West Bengal (Travel Guide)
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
West Bengal (Travel Guide)
West Bengal (Travel Guide)
Description
Back of the Book

• Authentic historical and architectural details
• Over 450 specially-commissioned photographs
• Area by area guide to Kolkata
• Over 90 big and small tourist destinations covered in South, Central, West and North Bengal
• Wildlife
• Arts, Crafts, Cuisine, Festivals
• Up-to-date Practical Information section
• Comprehensive Index

Includes

• Land And History
• Kolkata
• Sunderbans
• Murshidabad
• Shantiniketan
• Bishnupur
• Dooars
• Darjeeling

About the Book

Blessed with lofty mountains, nurturing rivers, verdant forests and unspoilt beaches, the beautiful state of West Bengal is a tourist’s dream come true. Its strategic location at the mouth of the mighty Ganga has enticed travelers and colonizers through the ages to settle in this bounteous land to produce a rich and diverse culture.

At the heart of this great land lies Kolkata – once capital of the British empire in India; home of revolutionary minds and movements that shaped modern Indian history; hub of art, literature, theatre and cinema – a city whose soul endears itself to even the most hardened sightseer.

West Bengal Travel Guide takes you on an illustrated tour of this magical land, from the Dooars crowned by imposing peaks in the north, to the historically significant central districts, the western tracts known for their red, laterite soil, the bustling megapolis of Kolkata and finally, the dense forests of the Sunderbans in the south, home to the Royal Bengal Tiger. Along the way, it covers nearly a hundred destinations, both big and small, that are sure to excite the curious visitor.

Highly visual, with over 450 specially-commissioned photographs, this is a perfect companion not just for the intrepid tourist but also the armchair traveler.

Contents

Introducing West Bengal4
The Land4
The History10
Kolkata20
Central Kolkata24
North Kolkata64
South Kolkata76
South Bengal87
Suderbans88
Digha96
Hooghly102
Western Tracts119
Shantiniketan120
Bishnupur130
Midnapore142
Purulia146
Central Bengal151
Bardhaman152
Nadia159
Murshidabad168
Malda182
North Bengal189
Dooars190
Tea216
Hills222
Experiencing West Bengal240
Durga Puja241
Art245
Handicrafts249
Textile Tradition252
Music and Dance255
Theatre258
Cinema260
Sports263
Cuisine265
Practical Information270
Further Reading278
Index278

West Bengal (Travel Guide)

Item Code:
NAF085
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2009
Publisher:
ISBN:
9788187780908
Language:
English
Size:
9.5 inch X 5.0 inch
Pages:
280 (Throughout Color Illustrations)
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 395 gms
Price:
$17.50   Shipping Free
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
West Bengal (Travel Guide)

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 3019 times since 19th Dec, 2018
Back of the Book

• Authentic historical and architectural details
• Over 450 specially-commissioned photographs
• Area by area guide to Kolkata
• Over 90 big and small tourist destinations covered in South, Central, West and North Bengal
• Wildlife
• Arts, Crafts, Cuisine, Festivals
• Up-to-date Practical Information section
• Comprehensive Index

Includes

• Land And History
• Kolkata
• Sunderbans
• Murshidabad
• Shantiniketan
• Bishnupur
• Dooars
• Darjeeling

About the Book

Blessed with lofty mountains, nurturing rivers, verdant forests and unspoilt beaches, the beautiful state of West Bengal is a tourist’s dream come true. Its strategic location at the mouth of the mighty Ganga has enticed travelers and colonizers through the ages to settle in this bounteous land to produce a rich and diverse culture.

At the heart of this great land lies Kolkata – once capital of the British empire in India; home of revolutionary minds and movements that shaped modern Indian history; hub of art, literature, theatre and cinema – a city whose soul endears itself to even the most hardened sightseer.

West Bengal Travel Guide takes you on an illustrated tour of this magical land, from the Dooars crowned by imposing peaks in the north, to the historically significant central districts, the western tracts known for their red, laterite soil, the bustling megapolis of Kolkata and finally, the dense forests of the Sunderbans in the south, home to the Royal Bengal Tiger. Along the way, it covers nearly a hundred destinations, both big and small, that are sure to excite the curious visitor.

Highly visual, with over 450 specially-commissioned photographs, this is a perfect companion not just for the intrepid tourist but also the armchair traveler.

Contents

Introducing West Bengal4
The Land4
The History10
Kolkata20
Central Kolkata24
North Kolkata64
South Kolkata76
South Bengal87
Suderbans88
Digha96
Hooghly102
Western Tracts119
Shantiniketan120
Bishnupur130
Midnapore142
Purulia146
Central Bengal151
Bardhaman152
Nadia159
Murshidabad168
Malda182
North Bengal189
Dooars190
Tea216
Hills222
Experiencing West Bengal240
Durga Puja241
Art245
Handicrafts249
Textile Tradition252
Music and Dance255
Theatre258
Cinema260
Sports263
Cuisine265
Practical Information270
Further Reading278
Index278
Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to West Bengal (Travel Guide) (History | Books)

Testimonials
I am so glad I came across your website! Oceans of Grace.
Aimee, USA
I got the book today, and I appreciate the excellent service. I am 82, and I am trying to learn Sanskrit till I can speak and write well in this superb language.
Dr. Sundararajan
Wonderful service and excellent items. Always sent safely and arrive in good order. Very happy with firm.
Dr. Janice, Australia
Thank you. I purchased some books from you in the past and was so pleased by the care with which they were packaged. It's good to find a bookseller who loves books.
Ginger, USA
नमास्कार परदेस में रहने वाले भारतीयों को अपनी सभ्यता व संकृति से जुड़े रहने का माध्यम प्रदान करने हेतु, मैं आपका अभिनंदन करती हूँ| धन्यवाद
Ankita, USA
Namaste, This painting was delivered a little while ago. The entire package was soaking wet inside and out. But because of the extra special care you took to protect it, the painting itself is not damaged. It is beautiful, and I am very happy to have it. But all is well now, and I am relieved. Thank you!
Janice, USA
I am writing to convey my gratitude in the service that you have provided me. We received the painting of the 10 gurus by Anup Gomay on the 2nd January 2019 and the painting was packaged very well. I am happy to say that the recipient of the gift was very very happy! The painting is truly stunning and spectacular in real life! Thank you once again for all your help that you provided.
Mrs. Prabha, United Kingdom
I am writing to relay my compliments of the excellent services provided by exoticindia. The books are in great condition! I was not expecting a speedy delivery. Will definitely return to order more books.
Dr. Jamuna, New Zealand
I just received my powder pink wool shawl. It is beautiful. I bought it to wear over my dress at my son's wedding this coming Spring & it will be perfect if it's chilly in the garden. The package came very promptly & I couldn't be more pleased.
Pamela, Canada
I very much appreciate the tailoring service you offer. Many friends are delighted to see my last purchase. Hopefully more customers will contact you soon.
Ann, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2019 © Exotic India