List of Famous Kolkata Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous Kolkata Buildings & Structures

11,479 views 12 items tags f p @

List of the famous landmarks that make up the Kolkata skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Kolkata architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Kolkata are included on this list. Information about these Kolkata buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Kolkata and older historic landmarks.

List features Howrah Bridge, Salt Lake Stadium and more.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Kolkata?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Kolkata. Famous architectural houses within the city of Kolkata are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.



List Photo: Freebase/Public domain
Z
G Options B Comments & Embed
  1. 1

    Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata, India. It is the home of the Bengal cricket team and the Indian Premier League's Kolkata Knight Riders, as well as being a venue for Test, One Day International and Twenty20 International matches. The largest cricket stadium in India by seating capacity, it ...more

    more ABOUT
    • City/Town: India
  2. 2

    The General Post Office, Kolkata, is the central post office of the city of Kolkata, India, and the chief post office of West Bengal. The post-office handles most of the city's inbound and outbound mail and parcels. Situated in the B.B.D. Bagh area, the imposing structure of the GPO is one of the ...more

    more ABOUT
    • City/Town: Kolkata, Kolkata District, West Bengal, India, East India
    • Opened: Jan 01 1865
    • Architect: Walter Granville
    • Created By: Walter Granville
  3. 3
    z
    Howrah Bridge
    Photo: Freebase/Public domain

    Howrah Bridge is a cantilever bridge with a suspended span over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India. Commissioned in 1943, the bridge was originally named the New Howrah Bridge, because it replaced a pontoon bridge at the same location linking the two cities of Howrah and Kolkata. On 14 June 1965 it ...more

    more ABOUT
    • City/Town: India
    • Opened: Feb 03 1943
    • Structural Height (m): 82.0
    • Architecture Firm: Cleveland Bridge & Engineering Company, Rendel, Palmer and Tritton
    • Created By: Cleveland Bridge & Engineering Company, Rendel, Palmer and Tritton
  4. 4

    The Jorasanko Thakur Bari in Jorasanko, north of Kolkata, West Bengal, India, is the ancestral home of the Tagore family. It is currently located on the Rabindra Bharati University campus at 6/4 Dwarakanath Tagore Lane Jorasanko, Kolkata 700007. It is the house in which the poet and first non-European ...more

    more ABOUT
    • City/Town: Kolkata, Kolkata District, West Bengal, India, East India
  5. 5
    z
    Salt Lake Stadium
    Photo: Freebase/Public domain

    Salt Lake Stadium or Yuva Bharati Krirangan is a multipurpose stadium in Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal. It is the second largest stadium in India by capacity after the Eden Gardens. The stadium which was the second largest stadium in the world with a capacity of 120,000 was downsized to 68,000 in ...more

    more ABOUT
    • City/Town: Kolkata, India
    • Opened: Jan 01 1984
  6. 6

    Sealdah railway station

    Sealdah railway station is one of the major railway stations serving Kolkata in India, the others being Howrah Station, Shalimar Station, Santragachi Junction and Kolkata Railway Station. Sealdah is one of the busiest railway stations in India and an important suburban rail terminal. After completion, ...more

    more ABOUT
    • City/Town: India
  7. 7

    South City Towers

    z
    South City Towers
    Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA

    South City is the name given to a 31.14-acre condominium in Kolkata, India. It is situated in Prince Anwar Shah Road close to the Jodhpur Park and Tollygunge areas of the city. Most of the recent real estate developments in Kolkata has taken place in the E.M. Bypass area, New Town and Greater Kolkata.more

    more ABOUT
    • City/Town: Kolkata
  8. 8
    z
    St. Paul's Cathedral, Kolkata
    Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA

    St. Paul's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral of the Church of North India - a united church which is part of the Anglican Communion - in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It is the seat of the Diocese of Calcutta, and the incumbent bishop is the Rt. Revd. Ashoke Biswas. The building itself stands on the ...more

    more ABOUT
    • City/Town: Kolkata, Kolkata District, West Bengal, India, East India
    • Architect: William Nairn Forbes
    • Created By: William Nairn Forbes
    • Style: Neo-gothic architecture
  9. 9

    The Victoria Memorial is a large marble building in Kolkata, West Bengal, India which was built between 1906 and 1921. It is dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria and is now a museum and tourist destination under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture. The Memorial lies on the Maidan by the bank of ...more

    more ABOUT
    • City/Town: Kolkata, India
    • Opened: Jan 01 1921
    • Structural Height (m): 56.0
    • Architect: William Emerson
    • Created By: William Emerson
    • Style: Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture
    • Construction Started: 1906
  10. 10

    Vidyasagar Setu, also known as the Second Hooghly Bridge, is a toll bridge over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India, linking the cities of Kolkata. With a total length of 823 metres, Vidyasagar Setu is the longest cable–stayed bridge in India and one of the longest in Asia. It was the second bridge ...more

    more ABOUT
    • City/Town: India
    • Opened: Oct 10 1992
  11. 11
    z
    Vivekananda Setu
    Photo: Freebase/Public domain

    Vivekananda Setu is a bridge over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India. It links the city of Howrah, at Bally, to its twin city of Kolkata, at Dakshineswar. Completed in December 1932, it is a multispan steel bridge and was built to provide road and rail link between the Calcutta Port and its ...more

    more ABOUT
    • City/Town: India
  12. 12

    Writers' building

    The Writers' Building, often shortened to just Writers '​, is the secretariat building of the State Government of West Bengal in India. It is located in West Bengal's capital city of Kolkata. It housed the office of the Chief Minister of West Bengal till 4 October 2013. Now most of the departments has ...more

    more ABOUT
    • City/Town: Kolkata, Kolkata District, West Bengal, India, East India
L List Options B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >