Must see points of interest in Kolkata

Here's a list of Must see points of interest in Kolkata recommended by our experts:

Mother House

Place to Visit in Kolkata
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The Missionaries of Charity's Motherhouse can be entered from the first alley north of Ripon St. Pilgrims arrive here regularly to pay homage at Mother Teresa's...

Victoria Memorial

Museum in Kolkata
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The Victoria Memorial is a large marble building in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It is dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria and is now a museum and tourist...

Howrah Bridge

Place to Visit in Kolkata
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Howrah Bridge built in the times of the British Raj, this structure is often called one of the finest examples of engineering till date.Even though the bridge ...

Park Street

Place to Visit in Kolkata
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Park Street (officially Mother Teresa Sarani and earlier Burial Ground Road), is a famous thoroughfare in the city of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), India. The ...

College Street (boi Para)

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The name itself has an old-world charm. Known as the famous boi-para, it is a large open air series of stall-like shops selling all kind of books on either side...

Jorasanko Thakur Bari

Place to Visit in Kolkata
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The Jorasanko Thakur Bari (Bengali: House of the Thakurs (anglicised to Tagore) in Jorasanko, north of Kolkata, West Bengal, India, is the ancestral home of the...

The Maidan

Place to Visit in Kolkata
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The Maidan (literally open field) is the largest urban park in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a vast stretch of field and home to numerous ...

Birla Industrial & Technological Museum

Museum in Kolkata
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Birla Industrial & Technological Museum (BITM), a unit under National Council of Science Museums [NCSM], Ministry of Culture, Government of India, is at ...

Science City

Place to Visit in Kolkata
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Science City, Kolkata is the largest science centre in the Indian subcontinent under National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), Ministry of Culture, Government...

Marble Palace

Monument in Kolkata
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Marble Palace is a palatial nineteenth-century mansion in North Kolkata. It is located at 46, Muktaram Babu Street, Kolkata 700007. It is one of the best-...

National Library

Place to Visit in Kolkata
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The National Library of India at Belvedere, Kolkata, is the largest library in India by volume and India's library of public record. It is under the Department...

Fort William

Monument in Kolkata
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Fort William is a must visit tourist attraction place of Calcutta. Situated at the banks of river Hooghly, it was named after King William III of England. Fort ...

Indian Museum

Museum in Kolkata
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The Indian Museum is the largest museum in India and has rare collections of antiques, armour and ornaments, fossils, skeletons, mummies, and Mughal paintings...

Shobhabajar Rajbari

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Shobhabazar Rajbari (Shobhabazar Royal Palace) is the palace of the Shobhabazar royal family located in the Indian city of Kolkata. Raja Nabakrishna Deb (1737-...

Rabindra Sarovar

Lake/River/Water body in Kolkata
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Rabindra Sarobar(previously known as Dhakuria Lake) is an artificial lake in south Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.The name also refers to the area ...

Rabindra Bharati University Museum

Museum in Kolkata
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Rabindra Bharati University is a university in Kolkata, India. It was founded on May 8, 1962, under the Rabindra Bharati Act of the Government ofWest Bengal ...

Bbd Bagh (formerly Dalhousie Square)

Monument in Kolkata
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B.B.D. Bagh , formerly called Dalhousie Square, is the shortened version for Benoy-Badal-Dinesh Bagh . It is the seat of power of the state government, as well ...

Town Hall

Museum in Kolkata
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The majestic Town Hall is an important heritage building of Kolkata. This majestic and historic structure stands witness to some historical gatherings that took...

Nirmal Hirday (pure Heart)

Place to Visit in Kolkata
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It was Mother Teresa's first home for serving destitute and dying people. Now this organization has spread world wide. Mother Teressa set up the Missionaries ...

Ashutosh Museum Of Indian Art

Museum in Kolkata
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Asutosh Museum of Indian Art is an art museum located in the main campus of University of Calcutta on College Street, Kolkata (previously Calcutta), India. ...

Birla Planetarium

Museum in Kolkata
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The Birla Planetarium in Kolkata is a single-storeyed circular structure designed in the typical Indian style, whose architecture is loosely styled on the ...

Acharya Bhavan

Historic Place in Kolkata
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The one-time residence of Acharya Jagdish Chandra Bose, the eminent scientist who discovered radio waves. (even before Marconi).But 93 APC Roy Road is not just ...

Chowringhee

Place to Visit in Kolkata
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Chowringhee (also spelt Chourangi) is a neighbourhood in central Kolkata, earlier known as Calcutta, in the Indian state of West Bengal. Jawaharlal Nehru Road ...

State Archaeological Museum

Museum in Kolkata

State Archaeological Museum houses rarest collections ranging from proto-historic antiquities from Burdwan to terracottas, sculptures, stone and stucco from the...