Sights & Attractions in Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Things to Do in Central Kolkata and the Maidan

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
B. B. D. Bagh
The hub of all Kolkata, this square is still...
Squares Central Kolkata and the Maidan
 
Chowringhee
North Kolkata may be the city's intellectual...
Commercial Districts Central Kolkata and the Maidan
 
Eden Gardens
These flower-speckled gardens in the northwest...
Gardens / Arboretums Central Kolkata and the Maidan
 
Fort William
The irregular heptagon south of the Eden...
Military Sites Central Kolkata and the Maidan
 
General Post Office
Built in 1864 and still in use as Kolkata's main...
Architectural Sites Central Kolkata and the Maidan
 
Indian Museum
India's oldest museum has one of the largest and...
Museums / Galleries Central Kolkata and the Maidan
 
The Maidan
Known as Kolkata's "green lung," the city's...
Parks Central Kolkata and the Maidan
 
Ochterlony Monument
On the north end of the Maidan stands a 148-foot...
Memorials / Monuments Central Kolkata and the Maidan
 
South Park Street Cemetery
The graves and memorials here form a...
Cemeteries Central Kolkata and the Maidan
 
St. Paul's Cathedral
Completed in 1847, the cathedral now has a...
Religious Sites Central Kolkata and the Maidan
 
Victoria Memorial
This massive, white marble monument was...
Memorials / Monuments Central Kolkata and the Maidan
 
Writers' Building
The original "writers" were the clerks of the...
Architectural Sites Central Kolkata and the Maidan

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