Maha Bodhi Society of India

Maha Bodhi Society of India temple in Kolkata is a temple of the South Asian Buddhist society.

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The Maha Bodhi Society of India was founded in 1891 by Sri Lankan Buddhist Anagarika Dharmapala and British poet and journalist Sir Edwin Arnold.

The Maha Bodhi Society of India Headquarters and temple in Kolkata are located at 4A, Bankim Chatterjee StreetCollege Square.

Next door to the headquarters is a Buddhist temple instantly recognisable from the street by its yellow exterior. Inside the walls and ceilings in the temple are painted with bright colourful murals depicting the life of Buddha.

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Flurys Kolkata

Flurys is an elegant historic tearoom and pastry shop in Kolkata, India.

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Joseph and Freida Flury, a Swiss expatriate couple, opened the tearoom and confectionary shop in Park Street in 1927. Flurys has been owned by the Apeejay Surrendra Group since 1965.

For more than 90 years Flurys has served a variety of equisite cakes, pastries, cookies, chocolates and savories.

Flurys is located at 18A Park Street, Kolkata.

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Prinsep Ghat

Prinsep Ghat is located on the banks of the Hooghly River (tributary of River Ganges) in Kolkata, India.

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It is named in the memory of scholar and antiquarian James Prinsep, who passed away in 1840 aged 41.

The Palladian porch memorial, which features Ionian columns that hold up a 40 foot white painted roof, was designed by W. Fitzgerald and constructed in 1843. It was restored in 2001 and has been well maintained since.

Prinsep Ghat is near Strand Road, alongside the banks of the Hooghly River, and is a population recreation area.

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