Best attractions in Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Victoria Memorial, Kolkata

A large marble building, built between 1906 and 1921. It is dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria and is now a museum.
1 km away

Indian Museum, Kolkata

The largest and oldest museum in India, has rare collections of antiques, armour and ornaments, fossils, skeletons, mummies, and Mughal paintings.
2 km away

Marble Palace, Kolkata

A palatial nineteenth-century mansion in North Kolkata. It is one of the best-preserved and most elegant houses of nineteenth-century Calcutta. The mansion is famous for its marble walls and floors, from which its name derives.
5 km away

St. Paul's Cathedral, Kolkata

An Anglican cathedral in Kolkata, noted for its Gothic architecture. It is the seat of the Diocese of Calcutta. The cornerstone was laid in 1839; the building was completed in 1847. It is said to be the largest cathedral in Kolkata and the first Episcopal Church in Asia. It was also the first cathedral built in the overseas territory of the British Empire.
1 km away

Chowringhee, Kolkata

A neighbourhood in central Kolkata. A neighbourhood steeped in history, it is a business district, as well as a shopper's destination and entertainment-hotel centre.
2 km away

Ramakrishna Math

Ramakrishna Math is a monastic organisation for men brought into existence by Ramakrishna (1836-1886), a 19th-century saint of Bengal. Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai is the first branch center of the Ramakrishna Order in Southern India.
2 km away

Park Street, Kolkata

A famous thoroughfare in the city of Kolkata. The street runs through what was a deer park of Sir Elijah Impey, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in Calcutta from 1773 to 1789, hence the earlier name. Its current official name was given by Kolkata Municipal Corporation in honour of Mother Teresa.
2 km away

National Library of India, Kolkata

India's leading library and a public library, inaugurated in 1836.
2 km away

Shaheed Minar, Kolkata

Formerly known as the Ochterlony Monument, a monument in Kolkata that was erected in 1828 in memory of Major-general Sir David Ochterlony, commander of the British East India Company, to commemorate both his successful defense of Delhi against the Marathas in 1804 and the victory of the East India Company's armed forces over the Gurkhas in the Anglo-Nepalese War. The monument was constructed in his memory.
3 km away

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