The Chandernagore city is a little yet critical city in the Hugli city. It has a past filled with 300 years. Chandernagore was a laid out french province beginning around 1673 with the authorization of then Nawab Ibrahim khan.
In 1756 conflict broke out among France and Great Britain, and the British Navy caught Chandannagar on 23 March 1757.
Chandernagore was reestablished to the French in 1763, yet recovered by the British in 1794. The city was gotten back to France in 1816, alongside a 3 sq miles (7.8 km2) area of encompassing domain. It was administered as a component of French India until 1950.
Visiting this city can give you a view in the past remaining in the present and a remarkable taste of going from different urban communities.
What should be done in Chandernagore:
Chandan nagore stand is an amazing spot of revenue along the banks of the stream Hooghly. It is a wonderful and happening trail with remarkable streetlights included by lushy green trees around 1 km long and 7 meters in width, and various designs of importance envelop the spot. It is incredibly popular visiting spot of neighborhood individuals and the explorers couldn’t envision anything better than to stroll around participating in the delicate breeze and watching the little boats sail by. Along the strand are accessible Vivekananda Mandir (a reflection local area) and a display, distending structure into the stream Ganga. This ought to be the best spiced up bank of the stream ganga.
Chandannagore Museum and Institute (Institut de Chandernagore),
On Strand. One of the most prepared and best display lobbies of the entire region. It gloats a superb variety French collectibles (like cannons used in Anglo-French struggle, wooden furniture of eighteenth 100 years, etc) which are trying to find somewhere else in the world. The association really shows French through standard classes.
Nandadulal Temple, is an amazing sanctuary was worked by Indranarayan Roychoudhury.
Nritya Gopal Smriti Mandir:
Worked by Sri Harihar Seth, and provided for people of Chandannagore. This building really fills in as a theater passage and a library. It was first of its sort in the entire region.
The Sacred Heart Church:
The Sacred Heart Church of Chandannagar (l’Eglise du Sacré Cœur): The superb church addresses over two centuries to stamp the wonderfulness of the plan during the French time period – a good spot to visit for the savants and explorers the equivalent. The excess pieces of the Church of St. Louis is moreover a charming spot of interest.
The Underground House (Patal-Bari):
The construction is another phenomenal outline of the progress in the data on plan and the smart sensation of people of those earlier days. Its most negligible floor is brought down in the River Ganga. The Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore intermittently visited the spot and loved a ton about the construction. He felt that the spot affected him by and large and enlarged his academic limits. He referred to Patal-bari in a critical number of his well known books. The famous social reformer Pandit Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar similarly stayed in the design.
French Cemetery, GT Road, backwards Lal Dighi:
The French Cemetery contains 150 entombment chambers and is arranged on the Grand Trunk Road backwards Lal Dighi (a tremendous lake). The unmistakable individual shrouded in the French Cemetery in Chandannagar integrates Duplessis, the main planner of French Chandannagar and leading meteorologist Henry “Whirlwind” Piddington, who moreover finds notice in Amitav Ghosh’s unique The Hungry Tide
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