5 architectural wonders you will find only in the lanes of Kolkata
While Kolkata is known as the cultural capital of the country, it is home to some marvelous architectural wonders. As you get out of the Howrah railway station, the magnificence of the iconic Howrah Bridge will leave everyone awestruck. The northern region of Kolkata is filled with such grand structures.
We have listed below the 5 architectural wonders you will find in the lanes of Kolkata
Just like the Bay Bridge of San Francisco, the Howrah Bridge is a landmark that has become the very identity of Kolkata. Popularly known as Rabindra Setu and even the gateway of Kolkata.
Parashnath Jain Temple
The famous Jain Temple located in Kolkata has displays of well-crafted architecture and it is a majestic design consisting of mirror-inlaid pillars and windows that have made of stained glass. The interiors along with the outdoors of the temple are breathtaking. It is surrounded with many beautifully colored flower gardens and fountains.
Commonly called the College Street Campus it is the main campus of the university. The building is located on College Street and is spread over the area of 2.7 acres (0.011 km2).
Marble Palace is a palatial mansion of nineteenth-century in North Kolkata. The house was built in Neoclassical style, while the open courtyards are largely influenced by traditional Bengali architecture. The premises also include a lawn garden, a rock garden, and a lake with a small zoo.
Rabindra Bharati Museum
This architectural gem was built colonial style. It is constructed with red brick, plastering and painted in white. The south side is almost screened with a variety of well-grown trees.