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M.P. Birla Planetarium - Things to Know Before Visiting

96, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Paul's Cathedral, Adjacent To St, Maidan, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071, India


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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.

Attractions Near M.P. Birla Planetarium

St. Paul's Cathedral Kolkata
St. Paul's Cathedral Kolkata0.16km 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.

Victoria Memorial Hall
Victoria Memorial Hall0.5km from M.P. Birla Planetarium

A huge monument made of white marble located in the heart of the City of Joy dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria. one of the most famous monuments in West Bengal that has become a museum and popular tourist spot of the state.

Park Street
Park Street1.03km 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
South Park Street Cemetery1.33km 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.

Indian Museum
Indian Museum1.43km 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
Fort William, India1.52km 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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Kolkata district is a district in the Indian State of West Bengal, headquartered in Kolkata