Places of Interest

A Walk Through Kolkata's Iconic College Street

Known as "Boi Para" in Bengali, this area is where every book lover's dream comes true

College Street, Kolkata Photo: Rishi Bandopadhay/Flickr

Home to some of India's literary giants, it is no surprise that there is a street devoted to books in the 'intellectual' city of Kolkata. Known as "boi para" in Bengali, which translates to "colony of books," College Street is every book lover's paradise. College Street is a place for old favourites and rare finds.