Nearby tourist attractions
Kolkata, the "City of Joy" has many places of tourist interest in Kolkata. Some of them are as below:
Victoria Memorial - the "most beautiful legacy of British India" , made out of marble
India Museum - Built in 1875, it is the largest meuseum in the country
Jain Temple - From 1867, this is one of the most famous Jain temples in India
Botanical Garden - Second largest botanical garden in the world with over 50,000 species of plants
Eden Gardens - A Burmese-style pagoda brought after the British victory in the Burmese war of 1884 is set at a lake in the garden. It was established in the year 1840.
Nicco Park - Amusement part exciting both young and older generations.
Howrah Bridge - The 2nd largest cantiliver bridge in the world, this bridge over the Hoolgly river, is an engineering marvel of the mid-20th century