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KOLKATA

An onslaught on the senses

Take a boat ride, walk between dusty, old books, or hop on a tram to find the true Kolkata

Must-Dos

Party hearty

And other things you mustn't miss in Kolkata. As recommended by Deep Dasgupta

Days in Eden

In Kolkata everyone's a cricket watcher, and what better place to watch it than at the stadium that has come to be an emblem of the city?

Going native

From kachcha limbu to scooter, street cricket in India has evolved its own hyperlocal lexicon

In the shadow of Eden

For a sense of the place the park holds in Kolkata's imagination, take a walk in and around it on a non-match day

The uncommon green

In the heart of Kolkata, the Maidan is a great level playing field

Classical Kolkata

As befits a city of thinkers and artists, the finest Test played there was a long, slow, examination of skill and character

Cricket in the city of football

The beautiful game may be No. 1 here but the passion for cricket remains fierce, sometimes with unpleasant side-effects