Tourist Places in Alipore

Places to Visit in Alipore

Alipore - #47 of 74 in West Bengal |
Alipore Average Rating - 4.7/7 1 based on 164 Ratings

Alipore is mostly preferred by travellers from Kolkata. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Alipore is, however, mostly preferred by Group, Single. The best season or months to visit places in Alipore are January, February, December. There are 8 tourist places in Alipore, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Alipore can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Alipore for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Alipore Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Alipore, browse through photos & pictures, explore Alipore using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Alipore, which are great places to visit, are Kalighat Temple, Victoria Memorial Hall. Alipore can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

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Victoria Memorial Hall, Alipore

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Kalighat Temple, Alipore

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Victoria Memorial Hall, Alipore
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The greatest treasure trove of India, Victoria Memorial is Kolkata’s pride. Envisioned by Lord Curzon, Victoria Memorial Hall is the place tourists get a glimpse of Calcutta’s Visual History. This museum was opened to all in 1921, which clearly traces the pre-... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Kalighat Temple, Alipore
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Kalighat temple is presided over by Goddess Kali and it is renowned as one of the 51 Shakti Peethams of India. It is believed that when Lord Shiva was dancing with the dead body of Sati, Lord Vishnu sliced off the body into various parts. Kalighat is said to be the location... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
St. Paul's Cathedral, Alipore
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Kolkata’s St. Pauls’ Cathedral is a part of the Anglican Communion and Church of North India. In 1839, this church was started by Bishop Daniel Wilson, which was finished by 1847. The interior of the church has been designed in the Gothic Revival Style with two... Read More »
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  • Type: Museum
Indian National library, Alipore
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This is India’s oldest public library and includes a huge collection of more than 2.2 million books. This library is under the jurisdiction of the Department of Culture, Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Government of India. Located over a vast area of 120,000 sq m,... Read More »
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Mother House (Missionaries of Charity), Alipore
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“Missionaries of Charity” or Mother’s House in Kolkata was the residence of Noble Laureate Mother Teresa. She spent her initial years in Darjeeling’s Loreto Convent and then came to Kolkata to join the St. Mary’s School as principal. Mother... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Nakhoda Mosque, Alipore
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Kolkata’s Muslim pilgrimage is Nakhoda Mosque was established in 1926 by a resident of Cutch, Abdur Rahim Osman. This mosque has been designed following the style of Akbar’s tomb in Sikandra, Agra. The gateway of this mosque has been created replicating the Buland... Read More »
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Birla Planetarium, Alipore
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Travellers can enjoy gazing at the sky and the stars at the M P Birla Planetarium, which is at a walking distance from the Victoria Memorial and St. Paul’s Cathedral. It was initiated in 1963, since then the Planetarium has been organising shows on celestial world till... Read More »
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  • Type: Park
Indian Botanical Gardens, Alipore
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Visitors interested in watching the numerous species of plant and flora can visit the Indian Botanical Gardens located 8 km from Kolkata in the suburb of Shibpur in Howrah district. Colonel Kyd founded the garden in 1786, which aimed at producing different plant species.... Read More »

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