Top 10 Places To Visit In Kolkata | Kolkata Tourism

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Top 10 Places To Visit In Kolkata | Kolkata Tourism
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»1. Victoria Memorial Museum

This Museum is a large marble building in Kolkata which was built between 1906 to 1921. Victoria Memorial Museum is dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria.

Distance from airport: 25 Km

Opening hours: 10 AM to 5 pm All days open expect Mondays & National Holidays

Best time to visit: All throughout the year

Entry fee: 20Rs for Indian & 200Rs for Foreigners

Photography: Not allowed inside


»2. Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Dakshineswar Kali Temple is Built by J.K. Trust. This architectural delight is a unique blend of ancient architecture with modern art.

Distance from airport: 15 Km

Opening hours: 6 Am to 12.30 PM / 3 PM to 8.30 PM Every day

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: No entry fee

Photography: Not allowed inside the temple


»3. Marble Palace

The Marble Palace was built in 1835 by Raja Rajendra Mullick. The Palace is famous for its marble walls, floors, and sculptures, from which it derives its name.

Distance from airport: 15 Km

Opening hours: 10:30 AM to 4 PM all days open expect Monday & Thursday

Best time to visit: All throughout the year

Entry fee: Free of cost

Photography: Not allowed inside


»4. Alipore Zoological Gardens

Alipore Zoological Gardens has been open as a zoo since 1876. It is India’s oldest formally stated zoological park and a big tourist attraction in Kolkata, West Bengal.

Distance from airport: 23.4 Km

Opening hours: 9 AM to 5 PM All days open expect Thursday

Best time to visit: All throughout the year

Entry fee: Above 5 year 25 Rs & below 5 years 10 Rs

Photography: Extra charges


»5. New Town Eco Park

It is currently Kolkata’s most popular picnic spot, attraction, & recreational area. serenity & Nature are the two key elements of the park.

Distance from airport: 8 Km

Opening hours: Tue to Sat 12 PM to 7.30 PM Sunday 11 AM to 7.30 PM

Best time to visit: All throughout the year

Entry fee: Above 3 year 30 Rs

Photography: Allowed


»6. Mother’s Wax Museum

This Wax Museum located in New Town, Kolkata. Mother’s Wax Museum is a great fun to bear the Cap or T-shirt and Autograph by your celebrities.

Distance from airport: 8.7 Km

Opening hours: 12 PM to 7.30 PM All days open expect Monday

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: 250 Rs.

Photography: Allowed


»7. Birla Mandir

Birla Mandir is one of such architectural masterpiece that captures the attention of every pilgrims. It is located in the heart of the city and is dedicated to Lord Krishna and his beloved Radha.

Distance from airport: 20 Km

Opening hours: 5:30 AM to 11 AM / 4:30 PM to 9 PM Every day

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Not allowed inside the temple


»8. Fort William

The mighty edifice of Fort William is situated in the heart of city. It is on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River. This fort is Built in the year 1696. This fort gets its name from King William-III.

Distance from airport: 20 Km

Opening hours: 10 AM to 5:30 PM Every day

Best time to visit: All throughout the year

Entry fee: Free of cost

Photography: Not allowed inside


»9. Birla Planetarium

The Birla Planetarium was founded in September 1962, while the Building was formally inaugurated in July 1963 by the then Indian Prime Minister Pandit J. L. Nehru.

Distance from airport: 21 Km

Opening hours: 12 PM to 6:30 PM All days of the week

Best time to visit: All throughout the year

Entry fee: 40 Rs

Photography: Not allowed inside


»10. Science city

Science city is One of its kind in India. It was inaugurated on 1st July 1997. It is a major & famous tourist attraction for the residents of Kolkata as well as for the people visiting Kolkata.

Distance from airport: 16 Km

Opening hours: 9 AM to 9 PM All days of the week

Best time to visit: All throughout the year

Entry fee: 50 Rs

Photography: Allowed


Best time to visit Kolkata: October to March

It is one of the major tourist destinations in West Bengal.

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