Earlier called Theatre Road, this road stretches from Chowringhee (Jawaharlal Nehru Road) to Park Circus and was later renamed after the English Playwright on the occasion of his fourth birth centenary. Rather a busy locality in Kolkata, Shakespeare Sarani is home to a number of commercial offices, shops, schools, theatres, hotels and restaurants. Some important landmarks in and around Shakespeare Sarani include the Consulate of Philippines, Nagaland House, Sikkim House, Kala Mandir, Rani Birla Girls’ College, New Kenilworth Hotel, Astor Hotel, AC Market, BK Market, International Club (Swiss Club), Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad (Indian Language Council), Duckback House, L&T House, Sri Aurobindo Bhavan, State Archive, Unilever House and much more. Shakespeare Sarani is around 20 km away from the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, about 7 km from the Howrah Junction and around 4 km from the Esplanade Bus Terminus. The Maidan Metro Station is just 1.3 km away. Given that Shakespeare Sarani is a prominent locality in the city, there are a number of options for those looking for accommodation around here. If you are looking for basic rooms, there are a number of budget hotels and guest houses close to Shakespeare Sarani that you can choose from. As for those looking for a bit more than just basic stuff, why don’t you put up at one of the many 2-star and 3-star rated hotels on Shakespeare Sarani? Decent rooms and timely service is what you can expect here. As for those who need quality rooms, efficient service and a host of amenities without burning a hole in your pocket, Treebo Hotels near Shakespeare Sarani is where you should put up. Stun the Sun, Cafe Four By One, The Blue Poppy, Urban Desi, Wall Street Bar, Cheers, The Tea Factory, Buzz, Seven Heaven and Keventers are some of the many restaurants and bars that you ought to visit here. When it comes to touring the city, Mother House, Park Street, New Market, Birla Planetarium, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Victoria Memorial, Strand Road, Chandni Chowk, Park Circus and the Indian National Museum should make to your itinerary.
Name a few landmarks on the Shakespeare Sarani street of Kolkata
Asked by Aporva, 13-02-2018
The Air Conditioned Market, Kala Mandir, Nagaland House, and Express Tower are some of the landmarks in Shakespeare Sarani that are well-known.
Response by Treebo Kolkata Team, 14-02-2018