The former British capital of India, Kolkata is a gorgeous city and can offer you plenty of tourist attraction places that you can visit and refresh your mind. The place has got plenty of beautiful palaces and places you surely will enjoy.
Kolkata has a Tropical wet-and-dry climate (Köppen climate classification Aw). The annual mean temperature is 24.8 °C (80 °F); monthly mean temperatures range from 15 °C to 30 °C (59 °F to 86 °F). … The highest recorded temperature is 43.9 °C (111 °F) and the lowest is 5 °C (41 °F).
Here in this article we will discuss about three places you should visit as a tourist if you get a one day vacation. The places are calm and of beautiful just sit there enjoy the scenic view, spent some time and your day will feel with refreshed mind.
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places you should visit in Kolkata India
Victoria Memorial :
The Victoria Memorial is a huge monument made of white marbel is a great tourist attraction and located at the heart of the city of Joy at Kolkata. The building was made by George Curzon, Viceroy of India., built between 1906 to 1921.
There is 25 galleries in this memorial hall. It is a house with various collection of ancient british times like paintings, artifacts, weapons, textiles, coins, stamps etc. On the entrance there is a bronze model of queen Victoria. There is also events like light & sound event in the ground of Victoria memorial hall. The event take
place every day except Monday.
Over the year Victoria memorial has got a lot of tourist attraction in Kolkata. As the night falls Victoria memorials look more beautiful due to its enjoyable beautiful lightings. One can visit this place 10 am to 5 pm on any day except Monday and public holidays.
Botanical Gardens :
Botanical Garden is a house of over 12000 spices of plants making a beautiful natural tourist attraction place in the heart of city of joy in kolkata. The garden was established by Acharya Jagdish Chandra Bose in the year 1787 and was commonly know a Company garden at that time. Now thi garden is under observation of Botanical Survey of India .
The garden has stunning views and is made of 273 acres land and has various speices of flowers and trees. The most old banyan tree of 255 years you can see here. The garden is a great tourist attraction and you can spent as much time you wish. You will feel refreshed after visitng this garden that offers you full of natural scenic views. If you are a nature lover then you will love and delighted to spend time here.
The Botanical gardens is open for any tourist everyday from 10 am to 7 pm. This Botanical Garden originally named after Acharya Jagdish Chandra Bose is the oldest botanical garden in whole country and is of great tourist attraction in Kolkata.
Fort William :
The Fort Williams is the most famous historical sites in Kolkata which was built in 1696 and was the British stronghold, this fort was named after King William 3. Standing tall as a testimony to all victorie and evidence of war this building is another place of great attraction to the tourist visiting in the city of joy Kolkata.
The massive for I situated in banks of Hooghly river and the foundation was laid by Sir Robert Clive. The fort was served a the eatern military command centre but this is also a fort in the world where from no single shots were made.
That is the old one and the new fort Williams were build in year 1758 with area of 5 q km. Facing Hooghly river and open green land named as Maidan. The timing of the fort is 10 Am to 5 Pm everyday and as a nature and historical place lover you should visit this place and enjoy the fort.