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This article about Top 10 Places To Visit in Kolkata. Kolkata also known for City of Joy. This City is Located beside of Hooghly River. Here You also find places to visit in kolkata with freinds.

Kolkata also known as Calcutta, is the capital of West Bengal.  The city had a populace of 4.5 million, while the number of inhabitants in the city and its rural areas was 14.1 million, making it the third-most crowded metropolitan region in India.

Top 10 Places To Visit in Kolkata:

Kolkata has literary, artistic, and revolutionary heritage, as the former capital of India. Kolkata has Lots of places to visit in kolkata for Youngstar, like Indian Museum, National Library, Writer’s Building, Howrah bridge. Other visit able structures in Kolkata are Fort William Fort, Dakshineshwar Kali Temple, Eco Tourism Park, Tippu Sultan’s Mosque. But We had made strong research to Listed Top 10 Places To Visit in Kolkata.

#1. Howrah Bridge

Howrah Bridge is a bridge over the Hooghly River in Kolkata. The bridge was created on 1943 And It Was renamed as Rabindra Sethu On 14 June 1965. But It was Still Popular as Howrah Bridge.

Top 10 Places To Visit in Kolkata

Around 100,000 vehicles Gone over it in daily routine and possibly more than 150,000 pedestrians. The bridge does not have nuts and bolts. It consumed 26,500 tons of steel, out of which 23,000 tons of high-tensile alloy steel, known as Tiscrom, were supplied by Tata Steel. The Howrah Bridge is currently the sixth-longest bridge of its type in the world

#2. Indian Museum:

The Indian Museum is Created the Asiatic Society of Bengal which was created by Sir William Jones in 1784. It was Located on Dharmatala, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal.

Top 10 Places To Visit in Kolkata

If you go to its collection, you will found the Buddhist stupa from Bharhut, the Buddha’s ashes, the Ashoka pillar, whose four-lion symbol became the official emblem of the Republic of India, fossil skeletons of prehistoric animals, an art collection, rare antiques, and a collection of meteorites. It is one of oldest museums in the world.

#3. Victoria Memorial :

The Victoria Memorial is a large marble building in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. The Building Was Created on the middle of 1906 and 1921 on dedication of memory of Queen Victoria. It is Located in the bank of the Hooghly River, near Jawaharlal Nehru Road.

The Victoria Memorial’s architect was William Emerson. The building is 338 feet (103 m) by 228 feet (69 m) and rises to a height of 184 feet (56 m). It is constructed of white Makrana marble.The gardens of the Victoria Memorial were designed by Lord Redesdale and David Prain. Emerson’s assistant, Vincent Jerome Esch, designed the bridge of the north aspect and the garden gates.

#4. Eden Gardens

Eden Gardens is a cricket ground of Kolkata,. Which was Created in 1864. It is the home venue of the Bengal cricket team and the IPL franchise cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders.

Eden Gardens has hosted 15 Cricket World Cup matches and 5 T20I matches during 2016 ICC World Twenty20.

#5. Eco Park

Eco park is the biggest park of India. Which was located in in Rajarhat, Kolkata and only 10 km away from Kolkata International Airport .

The park has been divided into three broad parts, 1) ecological zones like wetlands, grasslands, and urban forest, 2)theme gardens and open spaces, 3)and urban recreational spaces. It has many Special Things to Visit Glass House on Sabuj Sathi, Amphitheatre, Lake Front Promenade, Eco Island and More. If You want to Visit Eco Park Please Check Their Visiting Hours on Internet.

#6. Science City

It is one kind of educational center Located in J.B.S Haldane Avenue, Mirania Gardens, East Topsia, Topsia, Kolkata. Science City was unveiled on 21 December 1996

Its Grand Theater have 2232 seating capacity in main auditorium with stage for 100 performers at a time is the largest auditorium in eastern India. You will find some extra in science City like Emerging Technologies gallery, Evolution of Life a dark ride, Panorama on Human Evolution (360 degree projection),  Science and Technology Heritage of India gallery

#7. Indian Botanic Garden

Indian Botanic Garden ( also known as Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden) is the best place to visit in Kolkata especially for the students.  It is situated in Shibpur, Howrah near Kolkata.

The gardens full fill with variety of rare plants and a total collection of over 12,000 specimens spread over 109 hectares. Most interesting things to watch is Great Banyan Tree. Which is over 250 years old and the area occupied by the tree is about 18,918 square metres (about 1.89 hectares or 4.67 acres). I will Suggest you to must visit from all the Top 10 Places To Visit in Kolkata.

#8. Dakshineshwar Kali Temple

Dakshineswar Kali Temple is a Hindu temple located in Dakshineswar near Kolkata. Situated on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River.

The Dakshineswar Kali Temple was founded around the middle of the 19th century by Rani Rashmoni. Built in the traditional ‘Nava-ratna’ or nine spires style of Bengal architecture, the three-storeyed south-facing temple has nine spires distributed in upper two storeys, and stands on a high platform with a flight of stairs, overall it measures 46 feet (14 m) square and rises over 100 feet (30 m) high

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#9. Fort William

Fort William is a fort in Calcutta (Kolkata), built during the early years of the Bengal Presidency of British India. It sits on the eastern banks of the River Hooghly, the major distributary of the River Ganges.

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There are two Fort Williams. The original fort was constructed by the British East India Company under the orders of Sir John Goldsborough. Today Fort William is the property of Indian Army. The headquarters of Eastern Command is based there, with provisions for accommodating 10,000 army personnel. The Army guards it heavily, and civilian entry is restricted.

#10. Gariahat Market

Gariahat  is a Retail Market for saris (not only from typical Bengal but from all across India). It is the hub and shopping capital of South Kolkata.

The stretch from the Gariahat crossing to the Park Circus crossing, passing through the posh Ballygunge area, is among the busiest and probably the most important artery in south Kolkata.There was very good restaurant and electronics store.

 

Dear Reader i think this article “Top 10 Places To Visit in Kolkata” will be very helpful for your kolkata Visit. Thank You Very Much and also visit again

 

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