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College Street

College Street, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Street Markets
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About College Street

This is a 1.5 km long street in the heart of Kolkata stretches from Ganesh Chandra avenue to Mahatma Gandhi road. There are several shops here. This is the main shopping hub of  Kolkata and this street is always busy at all times.  We will get everything we want from this market.


Attractions near College Street

Marble Palace0.44km from College Street

The Marble Palace in Thakurpukur is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city of Kolkata, built in Neoclassical style, is very well known for its architecture, and its vast collection of sculptures, furnishings, and paintings. A lot of tourists visits this place everyday.

Jorasanko Thakur Bari0.48km from College Street

This is the ancestral home of the Tagore family. It is currently located on the Rabindra Bharati University. It is the house in which the poet and first non-European Nobel laureate, Rabindranath Tagore was born and he spends his childhood here. and currently, it serves as the Tagore museum for Kolkata.

Howrah Bridge1.85km from College Street

Howrah Bridge is a bridge with a suspended span over the Hooghly River in West Bengal. The bridge is one of four on the Hooghly River and is a famous symbol of Kolkata and West Bengal. Howrah Bridge is currently the sixth-longest bridge of its type in the world.

Parshwanath Jain Temple1.9km from College Street

Parshwanath Jain Temple is a Jain temple at Badridas Temple Street and a major tourist attraction in Kolkata built by a Jain named Rai Badridas Bahadoor Mookim in 1867. The temple is famous for its architecture and ambiance.  The peaceful surrounding and the silence creates a nice mood here.

Howrah Junction Railway station2.19km from College Street

This is the oldest station and largest railway complex in India with a maximum number of platforms in the entire railway system of India.  It is one of the four intercity railway stations serving the city of Kolkata,

Shahid Minar2.21km from College Street

The 48 meters high Shaheed Minar, popularly called the “Monument” is a prominent landmark of Kolkata. Established in the year 1848, it was named Ochtorloney Monument to honor, Sir David Ochterlony who served in the Nepal War .‘Shahid Minar’, which means “Martyr’s Tower” to honor the sacrifice of Indian freedom fighters. .The architecture of Shaheed Minar shows a brilliant blend of Egyptian, Syrian and Turkish styles of designing.

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Kolkata district is a district in the Indian State of West Bengal, headquartered in Kolkata