Best Tourist Places in Kolkata of West Bengal


I will explain in this article all the tourist attraction and travel informations of kolkata. There are many favorite places are situated in the kolkata of West Bengal. These places are having much historical importance. Read the full article to know more about the best places of kolkata.

Best Tourist Places in Kolkata of West Bengal


There are many Tourist places are located in the district Kolkata of West Bengal. These places have much historical importance and counted as the best tourist places of West Bengal. These places are: Fort William, Victoria Memorial, Eden Gardens (Stadium), Birla Planetarium, Howrah Bridge, Marble Palace, Writer's Building, Nicco Park, National Library, Botanical Gardens, Saheed Minar etc. The name was Kolkata in the local Bengali language; its official English name was changed from Calcutta to Kolkata in 2001. There are many popular rivers are flowing through this beautiful city Kolkata. Darjeeling hill station, located 7,000 feet above sea level is famous for its magnificent mountains. So this city is also famous for "kali pooja". But there are some places in Kolkata that still remain to be exploited. Let us know about the tourist places of Kolkata.

About Fort William of Kolkata


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Fort William is located between the Glencoe and Scottish Highlands in Kolkata. This place is really very easy to access through any Vehicle. But it is easy to travel through Taxi. The distance of this place is nearly 6 miles from Ashburn House and about 7.741 km from Kolkata. So one can easily travel this spot. The main attractions of the place Fort William are: Ben Nevis, Jacobite Steam Train,Old Inverlochy Castle, Treasures of the Earth and Witch's Trails.
Places to Stay in Fort William of Kolkata
Fort William is the second largest town in the Highlands of Scotland and, as such, offers a very good choice of Fort William B&Bs, hotels and self catering places to stay when visiting this famous Highland town.
Address of Top hotel in Fort William Hotels of Kolkata
Fraser Square
Fort William PH33 6DW
Kolkata
Fort William Tourist Information Board
Phone no- 01397 703781

About Victoria Memorial of Kolkata



Victoria Memorial built between 1906 and 1921.It is Located at the southern end of the Maidan. This place is very easy to access. The distance of Jodhpur is nearly 135 km from the district Kolkata and about 132 km from Fort William. The main attractions of Victoria Memorial are: huge sombre statue of the Queen and The Royal Gallery of the building houses the massive oil paintings that illustrate the story of Queen Victoria's life and reign.
Places to Stay in Victoria Memorial of Kolkata
Kolkata has numerous options for stay. Luxurious star rated hotels; government owned hotels, guest houses, and hostels, lodges and budget hotels provides the tourist.
Address of Victoria Memorial Hotels of Kolkata
Taj Bengal, Kolkata
34B, Belvedere Road
Alipore
Kolkata - 700 027
India
Tel: (91-33) 22233939
Fax: (91-33) 22231766/8805

About Howrah Bridge of Kolkata


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Howrah Bridge is located 6.239 Km from Victoria Memorial and 6 kms far from Kolkata.You can see the bridge, this is an historical bridge and world no-1 bridge. It is easy to access this spot because there are many taxi are available. Howrah Bridge is also known by the name 'Rabindra Setu', was set up in 1874.
Places to Stay in Howrah Bridge of Kolkata
Near many private hotels are there you can easily stay there.
Address of Howrah Bridge Hotels of Kolkata
Howrah Bridge
134/1, Mahatma Gandhi Road
Kolkata-700 007
India

About Eden Gardens of Kolkata


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Eden Gardens is located12 Km from Howrah Bridge and 2.54 kms far from Kolkata. This garden is the international cricket ground. This place is really very easy to access through any Vehicle. But it is easy to travel through Taxi. The main attractions of Eden Gardens are cricket stadium. Eden Gardens boast of a capacity of 1, 20,000.
Places to Stay in Eden Gardens of Kolkata
Near many private hotels are there you can easily stay there.
Address of Eden Gardens Hotel of Kolkata
14 & 14/1,
Sudder Street
Kolkata-700 016
India

About Botanical Gardens of Kolkata


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Botanical Garden is located19 Km from Eden Gardens and 6 kms far from Kolkata. But it is easy to travel through Taxi. The history of botanical gardens is closely linked to the history of botany itself. The main attractions of Botanical Gardens are the Palm Valley, Bandstand area, Sun Garden and Sundial Garden.
Places to Stay in Botanical Gardens of Kolkata
Near many private hotels are there you can easily stay there.
Address of Botanical Gardens Hotels of Kolkata
18/1, College Road
Botanical Garden
Kolkata- 711103
India
Phone: (033) 26681610

About Nicco Park of Kolkata


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Nicco Park is located 8.836 Km from Botanical Gardens and 8.512 km far from Kolkata. Set up in Salt Lake, on the north-eastern fringe of Kolkata (Calcutta), this amusement park covers an area of 40 acres. The main attractions of Nicco Park are Toy Train, Cable Car, Tilt-a-Whirl, Water Chute, Water Coaster, Flying Saucer, Pirate Ship and Moonraker.
Places to Stay in Nicco Park of Kolkata
Near many private hotels are there you can easily stay there.
Address of Nicco Park Hotels of Kolkata
14 & 14/1,
Sudder Street
Kolkata-700 016
India

About Saheed Minar of Kolkata


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Saheed Minar is located 5 Km from Nicco Park and 8 km far from Kolkata. It was named Sahid Minar in 1969. The construction of Saheed Minar is an architectural variety. The main attractions of Saheed Minar are Shahid Minar. It is easy to access this spot because there are many taxi are available.
Places to Stay in Saheed Minar of Kolkata
Near many private hotels are there you can easily stay there.
Address of Saheed Minar of Kolkata
Dufferin road
Kolkata
West Bengal


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Comments

Author: Janmeaya Mohanty06 May 2011 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1

Hi john,
This is a good article about kolkata,I hope you will write this type of articles in future.

Regards
Janmejaya mohanty

Author: pradipta mahato07 May 2011 Member Level: Silver   Points : 1

Hi John,

Thanks for posting a nice article on historical places around kolkata. But I guess "Nicco Park" should not have featured in this article as it does not have any historical significance.

Regards,

Pradipta



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