Music


Check out the night clubs  

Flurys on Park Street, Kolkata, September 21, 2010 This is for the young at heart. There are plenty of nightclubs - Tantra, Roxy, Sheesha. Unlike other cities where everything shuts down at 11pm or 12 midnight, Calcutta is a place where you can actually get out of a night club and go straight to breakfast. You can have a really nice night out and then head to a place like Flurys in the morning. The underground music scene in Calcutta is perhaps the best in the country. The bands from Calcutta are loved throughout the country, and are must-haves in music concerts anywhere. Especially Bengali bands. So mark down a visit to Someplace Else. Every night of the week live bands perform there. And they are really, really good. Anyone who is in to rock music, goes to Someplace Else. Bengali bands usually play in auditoriums. So if you can't catch them at a concert, there is always Someplace Else. Deep Dasgupta

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Where to

  1. Eau Chew

    Eau Chew (Tel 91-33-22378260) is a New York Times-reviewed restaurant serving superb Chinese food out of a home.

  2. Best Inn

    Try Best Inn, a Bed&Breakfast on the Metro route.

  3. Park Street bars

    Most of the many bars dotting Park Street will offer you a tipple and a snack at prices that will not pinch.

Must Do

Visit the north-east  

The north-east of the country has some of the prettiest places not only India, but perhaps the whole world: places like Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Gangtok and Shillong. Darjeeling and Kalimpong offer stunning views of Kanchenjunga and Everest. You have to take two days off and go to one of these places in the north-east, and enjoy the lifestyle, language, culture. It will be laidback, will give you a couple of days off the hectic schedule, and you will love having spent time there. Deep Dasgupta

Tips for Travellers

You can find cheap lodging on Sudder Street.

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