Tourist Places in Kolkata
Here are some of the most sought after places by tourists:
If you are in Kolkata never miss to visit Victoria Memorial - a reminder of British raj in India . Located in one of the pristine location of the city, the monument is regarded with pride and joy in Kolkata.
Architectural style: Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture
Timings:10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Remains open on all working days except Mondays.
Entry Fees :
The entry fee per head for Indians is INR 20, while for foreigners, it is INR 200.
Free for school children up to 12 years age in uniform and Army personnel in uniform
Amusement & Theme Parks
Kolkata with its various entertainment options is a right place to spend vacation. Take out time to visit nearby Amusement & Theme Parks for thrilling amusements rides.
Address: Jheel Meel, Salt Lake Bypass, HM Block, Sector IV, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700106
Phone: 033 6628 5564
Timings: 10:30 am – 8:30 pm (Open on all days)
Address: Kouchpukur,P.O Hathgachia,P.S. :K.L.C, Thakdari Rd, Near Rajarhat Township, Kolkata, West Bengal 700156
Pools : 75,000 sq. ft pools
Timings:10:00 am – 06:00 pm (Open on all days)
Science City Kolkata
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Science City Kolkata
Address :Science City, J.B.S Haldane Avenue, Kolkata – 700046, India
Phone: 033 2285 4343
New Market Kolkata
National Library of India , Kolkata
Known for its ethnically diverse culture, Kolkata has remained as nucleus of literary activities since 19th century. It is home to most popular libraries in India. For all those looking for knowledge oriented books and magazines, it is wise to explore the libraries of Kolkata.
One among them is National Library of India. Enjoy your time with biographies, novels, subject books and others amidst comfortable environment.
The National Library of India at Belvedere, Kolkata, holds the record of being largest library in India by volume and records. Take a visit to the library and get glimpses of British raj in Kolkata.
Alipore, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700027
Kalighat Kali Temple
Dedicated to goddess Kali, the famous Kalighat Temple witnesses influx of devotees throughout a year. Thousands of pilgrims flock daily to the temple to offer their prayers to Kali.
Birla Planetarium Kolkata
Know more about our solar system by visiting Birla Planetarium which since its establishment in 1963, has remained on the wishlist of tourists and visitors traveling to Kolkata.
Credited for being the first astronomical auditorium in India, Birla Planetarium with its dome shaped provide you with the telescopic views of the stars, asteroids, moon, planets etc.
Park Street Kolkata
This is one of the most happening and popular hangout places in Kolkata with the leading brands having showroom here. During Christmas, the street is lit up quite magnificently, attracting a lot of tourists.