Recommended attractions in Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Mother House, Kolkata

The Mother House of the Missionaries of Charity is the headquarters of the international religious congregation of the Missionaries of Charity. It has been home to Mother Teresa and her sisters from February 1953 to the present day. It is here that Mother lived, prayed, worked, and guided her religious family of sisters spread across the world. It is here that her body was laid to rest.
3 km away

Esplanade Mansions, Kolkata

Built in 1910 for Calcutta's Jewish real estate magnate, David Joseph Ezra.
3 km away

Raj Bhavan, Kolkata

The official residence of the Governor of West Bengal, located in the state' capital city Kolkata. Built in 1803, it was known as the Government House in the pre-independence days.
3 km away

Town Hall, Kolkata

Built between 1807 and 1813 was initially used as a venue for public gatherings.
3 km away

Kalighat Kali Temple, Kolkata

A Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali. Kalighat was a Ghat (landing stage) sacred to Kali on the old course of the Hooghly river. The river over a period of time has moved away from the temple. The temple is now on the banks of a small canal called Adi Ganga which connects to the Hoogly.
3 km away

Birla Temple, Kolkata

A Hindu temple, built by the industrialist Birla family. On Janmashtami, the birthday of Krishna, devotees come from far away places to pay their respect to the deities.
3 km away

St. John's Church, Kolkata

Originally a cathedral, was among the first public buildings erected by the East India Company after Kolkata became the effective capital of British India. Construction of the St. John's Church started in 1784, with Rs 30,000 raised through a public lottery and was completed in 1787.
3 km away

South Eastern Railway Headquarters, Garden Reach

South Eastern Railway Headquarters, Garden Reach
4 km away

Writers' Building, Kolkata

The secretariat building of the State Government of West Bengal. This originally served as the office for writers of the British East India Company, hence the name. Designed by Thomas Lyon in 1777, the Writers' Building has gone through several extensions over the years.
4 km away

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