M.P. Birla Planetarium - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About M.P. Birla Planetarium
This is an iconic structure whose architecture is based on the famous Buddhist Stupa at Sanchi. It is the largest planetarium in Asia and the second largest in the world. It has an electronics laboratory, Astronomy gallery and observatory and so more.
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St. Paul's Cathedral Kolkata
0.16km from M.P. Birla Planetarium
An Anglican cathedral that operates under CNI – Church of North India. It is said to be the largest cathedral in Kolkata and the first Episcopal Church in Asia. It has an Indo gothic Architecture and It is a must-visit for those who seek enriching historical and architectural pleasure.
1.03km from M.P. Birla Planetarium
Park Street is a major access route in Kolkata which begins at Chowringhee Road or JL Nehru road and stretches till Park Circus crossing. Being a major hangout spot in the city, it has many pubs and restaurants. Several important routes intersect or originate from Park Street.
South Park Street Cemetery
1.33km from M.P. Birla Planetarium
One of the earliest cemeteries not connected to a church. Opened in 1767 and used actively until the 1830s, the eight-acre necropolis is enclosed by a high brick wall that protects the eclectic mix of tombs, cenotaphs, and mausoleums. It is now a heritage site, protected by the Archaeological Survey of India.
1.43km from M.P. Birla Planetarium
Also known as Imperial Museum at Calcutta It is the ninth oldest museum of the world, the oldest museum in India and the second largest museum in India. has rare collections of antiques, armor and ornaments, fossils, skeletons, mummies and Mughal paintings. It was founded by the Asiatic Society of Bengal in Kolkata.
Fort William, India
1.52km from M.P. Birla Planetarium
The mighty edifice Fort William is situated on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River in the city of Kolkata which is spread over 70 acres. This is an example of ancient British architecture. Now it serves as a famous tourist spot in Kolkata and a lot of tourists visit this place every day to explore the wonders of the fort.
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For more information about M.P. Birla Planetarium, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birla_Planetarium,_Kolkata
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