I am a student, interning for a few months here in Kolkata. As I came from Kerala, I heard a lot about very famous event Durga Pooja here. I heard the statue of goddess Durga is sculpted here by the artist and sculptures at kumartuli. I was curious to see as it would be one opportunity, not sure if I'll be getting back to Kolkata next time or not.. I am a traveler and I prefer to travel to new places if I get to. So I got lost at first time I visited to kumartuli. I visited with a friends, we couldn't find the exact place where the statutes are built, so with a disappointment we had to get back to our apartment, but the next time I visited the exact place again and after following to some local people there ( I could follow a little Bengali) they know Hindi so it was very convenient. After following them and going through some narrow streets I found out this place where I wanted to come.. Many small shops statues were everywhere. Handcrafted, mud, painting it was astonishing. I was stunned to see the detailing of the works. So accurate, they made each and every part of the body with the precision. I witnessed the creation of goddess and being reincarnated, such experience. It's worth visiting this place.. I was lucky who can visit just before the Durga Pooja and see those statues.