This is a memorial dedicated to Queen Victoria, built between 1906 -21. The architectural blend of this monument is interesting. Mughal domes in tandem with Sarcenic and Renaissance styles. There is a very interesting museum in the memorial with over 3000 exhibits, including the Queens piano and study desk.
Closed on Mondays.
Saint Pauls Cathedral
DThis church has an aesthetically appealing construction with props to match stain glass windows, florentine frescos, grand altar, a gothic tower and a profusion of grandeur.
Pareshnath Jain Temple
This temple, built in 1867, is ornately decorated with Venetian glass mosaics, chandeliers from Paris and Brussels, a gilded dome, stained glass windows and mirror inlaid pillars.
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Located on the east bank of the Hoogly, this is the Kali temple where Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa was a priest and where he realized the unity of all religions.
This interesting temple, 6 km south of Sudder Street, is dedicated to Kali, the patron goddess of Kolkata. Kali means “black”. The tongue of the deity of Kali drips with blood and she wears a garland of skulls. Kali is the destructive side of Lord Sivas consort, Parvati. The present temple was built in 1809 on the site of a much older temple.
Mother Teresas homes
A visit to this place will give your Kolkata visit a new dimension. Located near the Kali Temple, the place is a home for hundreds of destitute and “the poorest of the poor” – to quote Mother Teresa herself. You may help the needy by your contributions.
Acres of greenery, rare species of plants and trees, flowers in bloom, peaceful surroundings a perfect way to spend an evening in communion with nature. Situated on the west side of the river, the garden has the second largest banyan tree in the world- spread over 10,000 sq. mts and with a 420 mtr trunk, approximately.
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Please Contact: Mr Ravinder Rawat
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Mr. Pravin Agarwal
Dr. Rohan Gupta
Dr. Tuphan Kanti Dolai
DM, MD, DNB, FICP, MBBS,Professor & Head, Hematology Department, NRS Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, west Bengal