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WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT

translating ethical research into immersive experiences

We are an award-winning academic-run, research-oriented company that provides in-person and virtual experiences of Kolkata and beyond to enable them to experience the city in a new way and connect with diverse local communities. We also organize workshops for children and adults that teach certain skills that are not otherwise available and that make them aware and responsible stakeholders for sustainable maintenance of our collective urban heritage in a time of rapid urban expansion. A part of the revenue we generate is channelled into various independent and collaborative documentation and conservation projects. 

IN-PERSON EXPERIENCES

ONLY 6 PARTICIPANTS PER WALK TO ENSURE COVID19 PROTOCOLS

DALHOUSIE ARCHITECTURE TRAIL (English)

06 MAR 2021 | 07:30:00-09:00 (INDIA)

Calcutta's Dalhousie Square was the hub of British Colonial Administration in India. It's buildings, therefore, are more than just grand mansions. These were political symbols and propaganda translated into architecture to declare the greatness of the British Empire. Explore these architectural nuances with conservation architect Anmol Grover.

₹650

+GST

INDIA'S OLDEST CHINATOWN TRAIL (English)

14 MAR 2021 | 10:00-12:00 (INDIA)

The first modern Chinatown in South Asia came up in the thriving British colonial city of Calcutta in the late 18th century. This immersive trail follows the ebb and flow of life, culture, politics and food of Calcutta's Old Chinatown, the oldest in India and South Asia. 

₹850

+GST

CHOWRINGHEE ARCHITECTURE TRAIL (English)

21 MAR 2021 | 07:00-08:30 (INDIA)

Chowringhee Road at the heart of Colonial Calcutta's social and financial centre saw large scale architectural experiments since the late 19th century. Explore some specimens of these various experiments on this walk led by conservation architect Anmol Grover.

₹650

+GST

 

VIRTUAL EXPERIENCES

EXPLORE KOLKATA FROM HOME THROUGH OUR VIRTUAL WALKING TOURS

CALCUTTA IN WORLD WAR II TRAIL (English)

06 MAR 2021 | 19:00-21:00 (INDIA)

World War II brought a devastating manmade famine, a constant fear of Japanese bombing and a lot of distrust and paranoia to Calcutta. Explore the lanes of the city virtually to discover these stories etched in them.

₹350

+GST

CHOWRINGHEE ARCHITECTURE TRAIL (English)

14 MAR 2021 | 19:00-21:00 (INDIA)

Chowringhee Road at the heart of Colonial Calcutta's social and financial centre saw large scale architectural experiments since the late 19th century. Explore some specimens of these various experiments on this virtual walk led by conservation architect Anmol Grover.

₹350

+GST

VICTORIAN CALCUTTA WALK (English)

07 MAR 2021 | 19:00-21:00 (INDIA)

The Victorian Period in Calcutta was a time of contrasts. On the one hand, there were massive strides in science, medicine and technical education, on the other the social norms and boundaries smothered the European and the native society in the Colonial Capital. Explore this period of contrasts on this virtual trail with Chelsea McGill.

₹350

+GST

INDIA'S OLDEST CHINATOWN TRAIL (English)

20 MAR 2021 | 19:00-21:00 (INDIA)

The first modern Chinatown in South Asia came up in the thriving British colonial city of Calcutta in the late 18th century. This immersive virtual trail follows the ebb and flow of life, culture, politics and food of Calcutta's Old Chinatown, the oldest in India and South Asia. 

₹350

+GST

MURDER & MAYHEM IN VICTORIAN CALCUTTA (English)

13 MAR 2021 | 19:00-21:00 (INDIA)

The Victorian Period in mid 19th century Calcutta saw the city prosper beyond imagination. But this prosperity came with an active underworld where bandits, swindlers and serial killers operated by ingenious means to give a fledgeling Calcutta Police a run for their money. Explore this late Victorian crime scene in Calcutta on this virtual trail. 

₹350

+GST

DALHOUSIE ARCHITECTURE TRAIL (English)

21 MAR 2021 | 19:00-21:00 (INDIA)

Calcutta's Dalhousie Square was the hub of British Colonial Administration in India. It's buildings, therefore, are more than just grand mansions. These were political symbols and propaganda translated into architecture to declare the greatness of the British Empire. Explore these architectural nuances with conservation architect Anmol Grover.

₹350

+GST

 

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2017

february

We led our inaugural walking tour on

12th February 2017. This walk was in South Park Street cemetery & 20 people explored with us.

551

tours

Since then we conducted 421 walking tours, 47 day tours, 04 Family History Discovery Trail & 76 Virtual Walks. In addition we also conducted workshops for Göethe Institut & the British Council & 4 Study Abroad Programmes for University of Exeter.

5401

explorers

We helped both locals & tourists to explore Kolkata. More than 68% of our explorers are locals who wanted to know more about their city. People from 118 cities in 20 countries have already explored Kolkata with us through our Virtual Walks. 

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Since 2017 our team of academics have worked as  research and historical accuracy consultants in 3 films/webseries & 4 international heritage and culture projects. 

Flat 1, 238, Satin Sen Sarani, Kolkata 700054

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