List of Famous Kolkata Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous Kolkata Buildings & Structures

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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.
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    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

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    • City/Town: India
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    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

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    • City/Town: Kolkata, Kolkata District, West Bengal, India, East India
    • Opened: Jan 01 1865
    • Architect: Walter Granville
    • Created By: Walter Granville
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    Howrah Bridge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Kolkata Buildings & Structures
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    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

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    • City/Town: India
    • Opened: Feb 03 1943
    • Created By: Cleveland Bridge & Engineering Company, Rendel, Palmer and Tritton
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    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

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    • City/Town: Kolkata, Kolkata District, West Bengal, India, East India
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    Salt Lake Stadium is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Kolkata Buildings & Structures
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    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

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    • City/Town: Kolkata, India
    • Opened: Jan 01 1984
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    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

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    • City/Town: India
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    South City

    South City is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Kolkata Buildings & Structures
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    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

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    • City/Town: Kolkata
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    St. Paul's Cathedral, Kolkata is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Kolkata Buildings & Structures
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    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

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    • City/Town: Kolkata, Kolkata District, West Bengal, India, East India
    • Created By: William Nairn Forbes
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