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.
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, ...more
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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
City/Town: Kolkata, Kolkata District, West Bengal, India, East India
Opened: Jan 01 1865
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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 ...more
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 ...more
City/Town: Kolkata, Kolkata District, West Bengal, India, East Indiasee more on Jorasanko Thakur Bari