Shaheed Minar

Shaheed Minar – Cloud Kissing Monument

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Shaheed Minar in the evening sky.
 

Before starting the blog about Shaheed Minar – Cloud Kissing Monument, first make it a point what the word SHAHEED signifies …Shaheed, both Bengali and Hindi term, means the soldier or revolutionist who really love their motherland, can sacrifice their life with a smile on their face, that soldiers are honored as Shaheed…Shaheed for the country..

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National Library

National Library – Welcome to the Book World

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The National Library of India.

Are you a bookworm and you are very fond of reading books then National library is the perfect place for you to enhance your knowledge.  This Library on the Belvedere Estate in Alipore, Kolkata, is the largest library in India by volume and India’s library of public record. At the latest count, it has a collection of over 2200,000 books, Over 86,000 maps and Over 3,200 manuscripts. This Library also covers an area of 30 acre. The reading room can accommodate over 550 people

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M.P. Birla Planetarium

M.P. Birla Planetarium – Exploring TaraMandal

 

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Aerial view of Birla Planetarium- Kolkata

At first, when you take a glimpse of M.P. Birla Planetarium, it appears like a Buddhist Stupa for its dome shape architectural structure. Columns have been allocated across the circumference of the place. But don’t be misguided. It is the famous Birla Planetarium of Kolkata, the largest planetarium in Asia and the second largest planetarium in the world. In Kolkata, M.P. Birla Planetarium profoundly known as “TaraMandal” which means “Galaxy of Stars and Planets”.

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Prinsep Ghat

Prinsep Ghat – Walking around Ganges

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The Palladian porch of Prinsep Ghat

Hey…Reader…still, now you didn’t visit Prinsep Ghat? Waiting for what. If you are in Kolkata Just pack some little needful ingredients. Don’t forget to carry a camera for clicking and make your day a perfect refreshing one along with your family or loved ones or group of friends. Not only that, it’s a perfect place for adding some awesome photographs in front of monuments and river Ganges, in your sweet album and also for sharing with your social friends who can also enjoy the place by seeing the photographs and videos.

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Indian Museum

Lets Explore India’s First Museum – Indian Museum

MUSEUM…so far for me whenever I hear the word museum, always gives a thrill in my body as the word itself holds a lot of antiquity which is priceless and if there is no museum then we can’t even know about our mother earth. At least I think

“Science is good for future but History helps us to create the Science”.

So knowing history of museum is also a good thing.

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Indian Museum.

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