Kolkata’s 16-hectare zoo first opened in 1875. The spacious lawns and lakeside promenades are very popular with weekend picnickers...
Across the road from the Alipore Zoo is an aquarium that displays a few sorry tankfuls of fish. Get here by bus 230 from Rabindra Sadan.
The incredible Victoria Memorial is a vast, beautifully proportioned festival of white marble: think US Capitol meets Taj Mahal. Had it...
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The Victoria Memorial provides a beautiful backdrop to Maidan racecourse from whose 19th-century grandstands you can watch some of India’s best horse racing at over 40 annual meets.