Kolkata | 07.11.2021 | 08:00 am ~ 11:00 am

Reliving the Renaissance: A Trail through College Street

About the walk

A road that became the nerve centre of modern Bengal’s culture and education, College Street and its immediate surroundings have much more to offer than just colleges. With a War Memorial dedicated to the Bengali Regiment, a still functional vintage tea shop that also happens to be the birthplace of a legendary magazine, eateries frequented by freedom fighters and revolutionaries, a lane that is iconic for communal harmony, and much more!

Come with us on an exciting and historic walking tour of the old, yet modern, city.

Meeting Time
07:45 am
Event Date
Event Time
08:00 am ~ 11:00 am

In Partnership With

Shaikh Sohail - Break Free Trails

About the walk

A road that became the nerve centre of modern Bengal’s culture and education, College Street and its immediate surroundings have much more to offer than just colleges. With a War Memorial dedicated to the Bengali Regiment, a still functional vintage tea shop that also happens to be the birthplace of a legendary magazine, eateries frequented by freedom fighters and revolutionaries, a lane that is iconic for communal harmony, and much more!

Come with us on an exciting and historic walking tour of the old, yet modern, city.

Led By

Shaikh Sohail
Working as a project manager with a multi-national telecom organization, he manages to take out time and pursue his deep interest and engagement with history and wildlife through his labour of love called Break Free Trails. Set up five years ago, this low key city-based outfit organizes heritage walks around various neighbourhoods of Calcutta along with offbeat experiences around natural habitats around East India to raise awareness as well as make history and wildlife a cohesive discussion and…

Meeting Time

07:45 AM

Meeting point

Adi Mohini Mohan Kanjilal Shop, At crossing of M.G. Road and College Street

Nearest Bus/Metro station

Mahatma Gandhi Road

Disclaimer

The information & views presented by walk leaders and individual speakers are based on personal perspectives and points of view and do not necessarily represent views, opinions and official policies of Sahapedia.

Sahapedia reserves the right to cancel an event due to unforeseen circumstances. Participants will be informed accordingly.

Maintaining safety during our events is our main priority. We have implemented several social distancing and safety measures to limit physical interactions between all attendees at the walk. Sahapedia/ India Heritage Walks is not responsible for any illnesses developing due to participation in physical events. 

 

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10 out of 15 seats filled.
 
Covid-19 Dos and Don'ts
  • I will wear masks and carry sanitizers throughout the walk.
  • I will immediately leave the walk in case I am feeling unwell.
  • I will not stop at crowded shops in between the walk.
  • I will not shake hands with fellow participants or the walk leader. 
  • I will download and sign-up on Aarogya Setu App.

In case you are unable to attend after having registered, please send us an email.

Email: ihw@sahapedia.org

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Please Note

  • Wearing of mask is compulsory at all times
  • No parking facilities available near meeting point, we recommend you to take public transport. The Kolkata Metro does not operate early on Sundays.
  • No entry fee.
  • Wear comfortable shoes, carry a small backpack with a water bottle and small towel due to humidity.
  • Photography is allowed in most places.