Kolkata (Calcutta) Sights

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National Library

National Library Review

Once the house of the lieutenant governor of Calcutta, this hefty neo-Renaissance building has miles of books and pleasant reading rooms. The rare-book section holds some significant works, adding to the importance of this 2-million-volume facility. There are no displays, but you can take a short walk through the grounds.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Belvedere Rd., near Taj Bengal hotel, Alipore, South Kolkata, Kolkata, West Bengal | Map It
  • Phone: 33/2479–1381; 33/2479–138
  • Hours: Weekdays 9–8, weekends 9:30–6
  • Location: South Kolkata

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