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Tourist Spots in Kolkata

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Birla Planetarium, Chowringhee Rd, Kolkata

Features

Started in 1963, Birla Planetarium is one of the largest planetariums of world and single-storied circular structure building. Birla Planetarium is the best place for children as well parents to learn solar system, galaxies, planets with enjoyment and fun.

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Indian Museum, Kolkata

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Founded by the Asiatic Society of Bengal in 1814, it is the largest museum of the country. The museum has thirty five galleries of six sections such as Archaeology Section, Art Section, Anthropology Section, Geological Section, Zoological Section and Botany Section. Remarkable collection of the museum includes Egyptian mummy, the Buddha's ashes, Ashoka pillar, animal skeleton etc.

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Kolkata Panorama, Kolkata

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Kolkata Panorama depicts the story of the Kolkata City with state of the art communication technology to visualize the historic moments.

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Marble Palace, Kolkata

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Marable Palace was built by Raja Rajendra Mullick in 1935 and well known for its Italian marble walls and floors. Located at Chorbagan, 46 Muktaram Babu Street, it has rare collection of antiques, paintings, sculptures and furniture.

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Nehru Children's Museum, Kolkata

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Established in 1972, Nehru Children's Museum is spread over four floors and it is really retreat for children. It has vast collection of dolls from 88 countries, toys gallery, world of epics, world of science to delight the little stars.

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Netaji Bhawan, Kolkata

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Established by Netaji Research Bureau in 1961 in ancestral house of Subhas Chandra Bose, it houses the museum, archives and library. The Museum has the collection of documents, photographs, articles, personal items relating to Netaji’s life.

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Philatelic Museum, Kolkata

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Situated adjacent to Main Post Office at Benoy Badal Dinesh Bagh Area, it has good collection of old stamps for display and sale.

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Rabindra Bharati Museum,Kolkata

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Also known as Jorashanko Thakurbari, it was the home of Great Poet, Rabindranath Tagore. The museum has rich collection of original paintings, photographs and other valuable documents relating to Rabindranath Tagore as well as other well-known persons like Iswar Chanda Vidyasagar and Dwarkanath Tagore. It also run light and sound show on life of Rabindranath Tagore.

In Spiritual India

Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math

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South Park Street Cemetery, Kolkata

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It is one of the oldest non-church cemeteries in the world and now it is heritage site protected by the Archaeological Survey of India. The architecture of the tombs with surrounding serenity will make you delighted.

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St. Paul's Cathedral, Kolkata

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St Paul's Cathedral is one of India's most important churches and was built by Bishop Wilson during 1839 to 1847. The earthquakes in the past has damaged the church building. However, the structure, interesting memorials, intricate glasswork and paintings make the visit worth of it.

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Victoria Memorial Garden and Victoria Memorial Museum, Kolkata

Features

Victoria Memorial is most majestic and prominent structure of Kolkata. This memorial building was dedicated to Victoria and the design of the building was planned by Sir William Emerson using Indo-Saracenic style. The collection of the museum includes western paintings, archives, Mughal miniatures, sculptures, paintings, postage stamps, manuscripts, arms and armours, drawings, antiques, rare books, sketches tec.

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