Mission Cemetery Serampore


This is my third blog in the Danish Serampore series and this blog, we will visit another cemetery. This one is the Baptist Mission Cemetery located very near to Serampore college and is also very significant in the historic perspective of Christianity in India. The Serampore Trio Before understanding the significance of why this small … Continue reading Mission Cemetery Serampore

Danish Cemetery Serampore


This is my second blog on Serampore and in my first blog, I had already given a short brief about the Danish rule of Serampore. It does not matter which country or kingdom ruled which part of Bengal they settled in that place and apart from creating schools, colleges, and churches something that they were … Continue reading Danish Cemetery Serampore

St Olavs Church Serampore


This is my first blog in the series in which I will cover Serampore. So this is for the very first time I am touching the Danish part of Bengal very near to Calcutta (Kolkata). If you want to cover all the Danish places around Serampore along with some Indian heritage sites then one full … Continue reading St Olavs Church Serampore

Garden House of Abanindranath Tagore


So I was just trying to find the quickest way to reach Serampore from Kolkata and I was plotting the route on the map when I noticed the map showing my route via a heritage site. On zooming in I could see that the words “Abanindranath Tagore” were written and upon close inspection, it read … Continue reading Garden House of Abanindranath Tagore

Kaima Hill Buddhist Site


I am on a quest to visit all the Buddhist sites in Odisha and that means I have to visit some pretty odd site which one might not count as a tourist destination. I get the thrill of visiting these places but the same does not apply to the driver of the car hired to … Continue reading Kaima Hill Buddhist Site

Bajragiri Buddhist Site


My Buddhist tour of Odisha continues with my next blog on another interesting Buddhist site in Odisha. Buddhist viharas were once spread across the states of Bihar, Bengal, and Odisha. The ones in Bihar are famous for being popular tourist destinations but there are quite a few of them across Odisha which is very less … Continue reading Bajragiri Buddhist Site

Rajbari Bawali Heritage & Luxury


In my previous blog, I have taken you across a small village in Bengal called Bawali which has a couple of old terracotta temples built by the Zamindar of the village. Apart from these temples, there is another heritage structure that needs a dedicated blog post. The main reason as to why these terracotta temples … Continue reading Rajbari Bawali Heritage & Luxury