Kolkata - Park Street - Once a Deer Park, Now the Most Happening Street of Kolkata City!

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Park Street - Once a Deer Park, Now the Most Happening Street of Kolkata City!

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(9 reviews)
Heart of the Kolkata city, Kolkata, India
45 mins

About the tour

The Park Street – One of the most happening streets of Kolkata city. They say that “Park Street” never sleeps! The name Park Street came from the famous deer park of Sir Elijah Impey, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Calcutta (Till 2000, Kolkata city was known as Calcutta) during the British India period in the year 1773 to 1789. Now officially Park Street is named as “Mother Teresa Sarani”, in memory of Mother Teresa but it is still famous as Park Street! The street got many pubs and restaurants from the British India time and still it is a major hangout spot of the city. During the festival seasons like Diwali, Christmas and New Year Eve, Park Street is beautifully decorated with bright lights and it pulls a huge crowd. Some famous and old restaurants and confectioneries in Park Street are The Park Hotel, The Flury’s, Moulin Rouge, Peter Cat, Bar B Q, Marco Polo, Trincas, Olypub and many more. One of the top school and college of Kolkata is St.Xavier’s school/college and it is in Park Street. If anyone visits in this part of the world then I should suggest you to book a seat for dinner from the restaurant list of Park Street!

Meet Amit Dhar

Amit Dhar

Amit started to work as a Guide and Fixer from December 2009 and his debut was for the “Empire” series by the BBC with Jeremy Paxman as presenter. He was also in front of camera for the Empire series with Paxman. He had worked with many guests and media personalities/companies like the BBCs, The Times, ProSieben – Germany, TVN Network – Poland, Helsingin Sanomat – Finnish newspaper, Gojira Band, TRT Network – Turkey and many more. Recently Amit worked as a Guide/Fixer in India with Steve Waugh – ex Australian Cricket Captain for “The Spirit of Cricket” book. He was lucky to work with Dominika Kulczyk, a billionaire Polish businesswoman and daughter of Jan Kulczyk, who was Poland’s richest man. From Poland he had also worked with Przemek Kossakowski. Amit worked in India with Joe Duplantier, lead vocalist of the world famous “Gojira” band, this band was nominated for the Grammy award in the year 2016.Amit was an actor in the Indian crime thriller TV serial “CID” which used to be telecasted in Sony Entertainment Television, India.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Kolkata with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Kolkata. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

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Reviews from travellers

Faiza G.

23 April 2021

Very informativr

Deborah G.

20 April 2021

he was very informative

Alex C.

19 April 2021

Lovely tourx

Janice❤️🇨🇦 B.

19 April 2021

Interesting tour....thank you

Helen D.

19 April 2021


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