The detailed street map of central Kolkata (1:10,000) shows the Howrah railway station, the exotic Burra Bazaar, Fort William, the Queen Victoria Gardens, the zoo, the Chowringhee and Esplanade hotel and entertainment sections, and the Sudder Street backpacker area of cheap hotels.
The other side of the map shows the entire northeastern segment of the country from Varanasi (Benares) and Raipur in the west to the temple city of Bhubaneshwar in the south and the Nepalese/Chinese/Burmese borders in the north and east. Truly a marvelous map of a part of the world that has not received much coverage up to now. Legend includes metro/subway, trams/tram lines, parks, attractions, accommodations, churches, synagogues, points of interest, museums, police stations, shopping centres, hospitals, pedestrian streets, selected walking routes. Includes inset maps of the Metro and Tram transportation system and a small overview map of Calcutta and region.
North East India regional travel map reaches from Kolkata up north to the Chinese border. It distinguishes roads ranging from main highways to undeveloped roads. Legend includes railways, glaciers, reefs, historic cities/developments, forts/castles/ruins, museums, temples, Buddhist temples, hospitals, mosques, beaches, international/domestic airports, buildings of interest, national parks, wildlife parks, hill stations, scenic places, resort areas, gardens, caves, golf courses, rafting/boating areas, border crossings. Extensive place name index.
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