The pride of Kolkata, Victoria Memorial was established in between 1906 and 1921. The marvelous marble wonder was built to honour Queen Victoria.
The fort was built during the early years of Bengal Presidency on the eastern banks of River Hooghly. It was named after King William III of England and Ireland and King William II of Scotland.
Belur Math is the headquarters of Ramkrishna Mission. The Math was founded by Swami Vivekananda, the disciple of Ramkrishna Paramahamsa. It is one of the most noteworthy establishment situated on the banks of River Hooghly.
Birla Planetarium is situated at Chowringhee Road adjacent to St. Paul's Cathedral, Victoria Memorial and Maidan. A single storeyed circular structure, the planetarium is designed like a Buddhist Stupa at Sanchi. Do check the show timings before visiting.
You can be assured that Indian Museum is one of the oldest museum, boasting some of the exquisite collections of fossils, skeletons, antiques and stunning Mughal paintings. Do visit for an enriching experience about the past.
ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL
This is the first cathedral built in the overseas territory of the British Empire. The cathedral is a Anglican cathedral that was completed in 1847 and is said to be the seat of the Diocese of Calcutta.
You learn to have fun with science here. Inaugurated on 1st July 1997, it is one of the major attraction of Kolkata. Science City is one of the finest and the largest science museums in the world.
The Marble Palace was built in 1835 by Rajendra Mallick. It is famed for its art collection of masterpieces by Reuben and paintings by renowned artists like Reynolds, Van Gogh and Rembrandt.
The second largest cricket stadium in the world, Eden Gardens has witnessed some of the biggest cricket matches in the history. It is set amidst an adjoining garden where Governor of Aukland used to take his stroll with his sister.
Jorasanko Thakurbari is the ancestral home of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. The Thakurbari adorns over 700 paintings and what entices the visitors most, is the self-composed invitation to Rabindranath Tagore's wedding.
Protected by the Botanical Survey of India, the Botanical Gardens of Calcutta was founded by Robert Kyd in 1787. It stretched over 109 hectares and is famous for the Great Banyan tree i.e. the largest Banyan tree in the world with a circumference of 330 m.
The Zoological Garden of Alipore is the oldest zoological park in India. It attracts tourists from across the nation who love to explore the wildlife.