Victoria Memorial Must Visit Place
The Victoria Memorial is an iconic structure dedicated to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, who was also referred to as the Empress of India. It is 103 metres in length, 69 metres wide, and 56 metres high.
You can visit the surrounding gardens and interior museum and hall, which, along with their British and European architecture also include some Mughal Indian design elements.
Indian Museum Must Visit Place
Kolkata’s Indian Museum is the first museum to be founded in India. The huge museum has collections and galleries spanning many different subjects – Archaeology, art, geology, and even an exhibition on Egypt (and a mummy).
Science City Must Visit Place
This is the largest science centre in the sub-continent with facilities such as Space Odyssey, Dynamotion, Evolution Theme Park, Maritime Centre and a Science Park.
There is also a Convention Centre complex here with theatres, auditoriums, halls, and exhibition grounds.
Belur Math Shrine Must Visit Place
This temple is located on the banks of the Hooghly River, and was founded by Swami Vivekananda. The shrine incorporates architecture and designs from Hinduism, Islam, and Christianity.
The surrounding gardens are clean, peaceful, safe, and a perfect place to relax and meditate.
Nicco Park Must Visit Place
An amusement park located in Salt Lake City, the park was created to attract tourists to the state by providing family-friendly recreation as well as educative entertainment. Nicco Park opened on October 13, 1991 and has since been referred to as the Disneyland of West Bengal. Presently, the 40 acre park is home to over 35 different attractions and has served over 24 million customers. Nicco Park also provides a “green” environment.
Fort William Must Visit Place
Fort William is a fort built in Calcutta on the eastern banks of the River Hooghly, the major distributary of the River Ganges, during the early years of the Bengal Presidency of British India. In front of the Fort is the Maidan, which used to be a part of the Fort and is the largest urban park in Calcutta.
Eden Gardens Stadium Must Visit Place
No ground in the world is more beautiful than the Eden Gardens. Established in 1864, and home to Bengal cricket team as well as the Kolkata Knight Riders, Eden is widely known as one of the most iconic cricket venues in the world.