On A Heritage Trail Through Hooghly In West Bengal

Richly carved centuries old terracotta temples, a historically important mosque and a temple designed on Tantric philosophy, are some of the attractions on this day tour from Kolkata

Ramchandra Temple, Guptipara Photo: Uttara G

As our car drove up the narrow road, the architecture of the building took us by surprise. Was that a castle from a fairy tale, we wondered. The building would have looked more at home in Europe than in a rural corner of Bengal, remarked my travelling companion.