Kolkata’s Park Street: A Winter Story

Delectable Reveries

Kolkata, the grand city of emotions, cultures and romance, has always been a forerunner of sorts in following and upholding British cultures. The old capital of British India boasts of a number of antique churches, cemeteries and Anglo Indian strongholds. The Armenian Church, St.Paul’s Cathedral and the South Park Street Cemetery are noteworthy tourist attractions, among many. Given this legacy, it isn’t a surprise that Christmas is one of Kolkata’s major festivals. Occurring at the peak of the city’s mild winter, Christmas is celebrated throughout the city with homemade cakes, wine, carols, and friends and family going out for dinner. Park Street, in the middle of all this, becomes the hotbed of the warm, fuzzy festivity.

08travel-christmas-in-kolkata Credits: Google images

For reference, Park Street is one of the most heavily frequented sites in the city, all through the year. Running from Chowringhee to Mullick Bazar, it was initially a stretch…

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