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Botanical gardens
Botanical garden of Kolkata was set out in the year 1787, Calcutta botanical garden is one of the oldest and largest botanical gardens of India. It is situated on the west bank of the Ganga, covering an area of about 273 acres. It contains about 12,000 living perennial plants and millions of dried out plants gathered from world over. The main attraction of the botanical gardens is the giant size banyan tree that is said to have been the second largest canopy in the world. Over here, you can find a plethora of beautiful orchids and other colorful flowers. The garden also has a library, where you can find a valuable collection of books on botany. The botanical garden of Calcutta houses trees of rarest variety.
Belur
Belur Math, spreading over forty acres of land on the western bank of the Ganga, in Howrah district, an hour’s drive from Kolkata. Belur Math is the most enchanting temple in Belur. In 1897 Swami Vivekananda founded Ramakrishna Mission in loving memory of his Guru Ramakrishna Paramhansa who preached unity of all religions. It is the international head quarters of Ramakrishna Mission. Swami Vivekananda is largely credited with the concept of the Math. This mission has branches all over the country and the world.The architecture of the structure is very interesting. From any angle you look at it the structure looks like a temple, a mosque or a church depending on the way you look at it.
Dakshineswar

Dakshineswar Kali Temple is situated on the bank of the Ganga in north of Kolkata. Queen Rasmani the renowned queen of Janbazar, had founded this temple. It is believed that she was instructed by Goddess Kali in her dream to construct this temple.

Dakshineswar became the workplace for Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, the famous 20th century saint of India, also regarded as an incarnation of God on earth by many. Ramakrishna formed around him a gathering of spiritual aspirants that transformed later into Ramakrishna Mission. His greatest disciple Vivekananda would proclaim the superiority of Vedic culture over others which eventually gave rise to Bengali nationalism that intensely affected India as a whole. Thus Dakshineswar could be counted as an important place of origin of the great socio religious renaissance of India.

 
Shankarpur
Shankarpur is a twin beach of Digha. It offers nearly all the pleasures of a private beach. It is also a regular fishing harbour.
Mandarmani
Mandarmani is a beach resort in Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal. Mandarmani is one of Bengal’s recently developed tourist destination that lies close to ever-popular Digha and Shankarpur.







   
 
Rabindra Sadan
Rabindra Sadan, Kolkata, is situated in the heart of the city, at Cathedral Road, near the Nandan and the Academy of Fine Arts. Rabindra Sadan is Kolkata's one of the famous places of cultures and theatres. It is noted for its large stage which is a prime venue for Bangalee theatre.
 
Eastern Zonal Cultural Center (EZCC)
Eastern Zonal Cultural Center (est. 1985) is a cultural nerve center, between and among the numerous ethnic cultural centers / groups of excellence of the eastern parts of the country. The Center strives through its various activities to enrich, promote and strengthen these traditions. It is totally dedicated to the promotion, projection and dissemination of India’s traditional culture.
Rabindra-Okakura Bhaban
Rabindra-Okakura Bhaban at Bidhannagar, is the second building of Bangla Akademi.
   
   
   
National Library
The National Library (Est. in 1836 ) is the first and largest library in Eastern India. It is situated on a scenic 30 acres in Belvedere Estate,Alipore Kolkata 700027. It is an institution of National importance under the 'Department of Culture, Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Government of India'.
Indian Museum (Kolkata)
Indian Museum (Kolkata) the earliest museum in the Asia Pacific region. It was established in 1814 at the Asiatic Society, the earliest learned body in the country. The Indian Museum that was earlier known as Asiatic Museum and subsequently as Imperial Museum thus grew into the largest institution of its kind in the subcontinent. Transferred to the present building in 1878 with two galleries, the Museum has now over sixty galleries of Art, Archaeology, Anthropology, Geology, Zoology and Botany sections, spreading over ten thousand square feet area. Many rare specimens both Indian and Trans - Indian origin relating to Humanities and Natural Science are preserved and displayed in the galleries of these sections.
Victoria Memorial
Victoria Memorial (est. 1901 by Lord Curzon) is a historical museum where people can see photos and statues of men who played a prominent part in the history of this country and develop a pride in their past.
Birla Planetarium
Birla Planetarium is the largest planetarium in Asia. It was established in 1963 as an educational, scientific and research institution and making it the first in Asia too. It is situated in the central part of the city adjacent to the Victoria Memorial.
Birla Mandir
Birla Mandir in Kolkata, India, is a Hindu temple on Ballygunge, built by the industrialist Birla family. Spread on 44 kathas of land, this temple built of white marble bears resemblance to the renowned Lingaraj Temple of Bhubaneswar. Birla Mandir also showcases pictorial depiction of scriptures of Bhagavad Gita in its stone engravings and some intricate Rajasthani temple architecture.
   
   
South City Shopping Mall
South City is the largest shopping mall in India. It is spread across 6,00,000 sq. ft. with exclusive zones for shopping, entertainment and food. So many things like clothes, shoes and accessories are available in one area.
New Market

New Market has the honor of being Kolkata's oldest and most well known market. It was built by the British in 1874 and started off as the Sir Stuart Hogg Market, named in honor of the then Commissioner. It's still often fondly referred to as Hogg's Market.

It is everybody’s destination for shopping. New Market has a wide range of items. It also houses the historical confectionary Nahums.

Local Handicraft Market (Dakshinapan Shopping Centre)
The Dakshinapan Shopping Centre situated on the right across from Dhakuria flyover. It is an open-air shopping complex where different types of State emporiums from all over India dealing in handlooms, handicrafts, textiles, fancy goods, and imitation jewelry are some of the main attractions making it an excellent place to eyeball a wide range of styles.
 
   
   
Gandhi Ghat (Barrackpore)
Gandhi Ghat is on the western bank of the Hooghly River . A Gandhi museum nearby holds rare collection of books and articles used by Gandhi.