Kolkata (Calcutta) Sights

National Library

  • Belvedere Rd. Map It
  • South Kolkata
  • Library/Archive

Published 04/07/2016

Fodor's 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.

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Belvedere Rd., near Taj Bengal hotel, Alipore, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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  • Weekdays 9–8, weekends 9:30–6

Published 04/07/2016


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