South Park Street Cemetery - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About South Park Street Cemetery
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.
Attractions Near South Park Street Cemetery
M.P. Birla Planetarium
1.33km from South Park Street Cemetery
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.
Birla Industrial & Technological Museum
1.36km from South Park Street Cemetery
This is the first scientific and industrial museum in India which was set up on 2nd May 1959. There are so many things to see and study scientifically and It is an amazing place and a must-visit for all the science lovers out there!
1.38km from South Park Street Cemetery
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.
St. Paul's Cathedral Kolkata
1.41km from South Park Street Cemetery
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.
1.56km from South Park Street Cemetery
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.
Victoria Memorial Hall
1.83km from South Park Street Cemetery
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.
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