How far is sonagachi from howrah rly station where,it is located and how can I get there.
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Why do you want to SONAGACHI - GOLDEN TREE - area ?
You can get buses or take a taxi for going directly to Sonagachi - near Beadon street, or Syambazar pr Chittaranjan Avenue, Calcutta. By taxi it will take about Rs. 40/= . IT IS A VERY NOTORIOUR RED LIGHT AREA. ONE SHOULD BE VERY CAREFUL IN VISITING THIS AREA. FULL OF PIMPS AND CHEATS. -
It is an area with several hundred multi-story brothels and some 10,000 sex workers. Sonagachi is located in North-Kolkata, near the intersection of Chittaranjan Avenue and Beadon Street, just north of the Marble Palace.
The area was used by the Bengali Babus for maintaining concubines and mistresses in the 1700s and 1800s. Several mansions in this district have their roots in history in the early days of Raj. ...more