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Address: Kolkata (Calcutta) 700012, India
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Heritage, Cultural, Special Interest, Photography Tours.Explore Calcutta...

Heritage, Cultural, Special Interest, Photography Tours.Explore Calcutta (Kolkata) like a local. Get under the skin of this awe-inspiring city. Learn and appreciate the heritage, culture & history even if you are not crazy about photography. And if photography makes you smile, THIS is the one to do! Calcutta's BEST special interest tour operator. Experience us to experience what all these wonderful people felt!

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A wonderful way to explore Kolkata with a talented freelance photographer

In March 2017 I took a fascinating photo walk in North Calcutta with Calcutta Photo Tours, and captured the attached images. Calcutta Photo Tours is run by Manjit Singh... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Matthew F
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In March 2017 I took a fascinating photo walk in North Calcutta with Calcutta Photo Tours, and captured the attached images. Calcutta Photo Tours is run by Manjit Singh Hoonjan--a talended freelance photographer who's work has appeared in an enviable list of publications. Manjit has an infectious love of his city, and delights in helping visitors see both familiar and... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful way to experience Kolkata. Manjit was knowledgeable, warm, funny and extremely helpful! My entire family had an enjoyable experience!

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Oakland, California
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can tell from the moment you meet Manjit that he loves his city. He is excellent at sharing that appreciation with his guests as he leads you down the colorful and bustling streets of Kolata. Because he has the experience of a local, you turn a corner from a crowded street to find yourself in a peaceful enclave, then... More 

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Thank ichiji
London
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Manjit took me on two walking tours and both were fascinating. I got to see things that I have never seen before and Manjit could not have been more generous with his time and knowledge. I can't wait to return and go on more tours with him.

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Thank AlfaLondon
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

You do not have to be a photographer to enjoy this tour. Manjit is charming, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I enjoyed wandering around a part of Kolkata I would not have visited on my own. No hard sell, no "cousin's shop" at the end. He even bought us some tea and snacks! I had a great time and managed to take... More 

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Thank Susan D
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

It is very nice place for photography. Looks awesome and their are many things to see. Have a try.....

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Cheltenham, uk
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Thank you Manjit for being a fantastic guide through the streets of Kolkata. Not only does Manjit take you on a journey through the narrow alleyways he opens up all your senses, with sights, sounds and best of all taste Throughout the time interacting with the locals that he has built up a rapport with, to ensure you have the... More 

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Thank Bloomingben
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

After a not-so-pleasant visit to Calcutta 7 years ago, I needed something that would change my opinion of the city. Manjit and Calcutta Photo Tours came to the rescue. The "Culture Kaleidoscope" tour was a perfect introduction to the city and its people. Armed with an infectious smile and personal and historical anecdotes, Manjit led us through bustling markets, places... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

I was born and brought up in Kolkata, but have never seen the city in this light. Manjit is a phenomenal story-teller who brought to life the various cultures that intermingled in this city a couple of hundred years back. The fact that he knew so many of the local people added a lot to the tour - it was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

I can't rate Manjit's tour highly enough. This was a fabulous opportunity to experience Old Calcutta through the eyes of a local. The Kaleidoscope tour is a sensory overload and an unforgettable experience. He is knowledgeable about the history and cultures in the area, and shared with us anecdotes that helped make that human connection to his neighbourhood. I'd do... More 

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