Explore Attractions near This Ballygunge Hotel in Kolkata
With its unbeatable location in the upscale area of Ballygunge, this hotel in Kolkata (previously known as Calcutta) offers convenient access to the best attractions in the area. During your stay, you can easily visit the Howrah Bridge, the Victoria Memorial, the Kali Temple and the Indian Museum, as well as numerous cultural centres, premium shopping destinations and top entertainment options. In addition, the Park Plaza Hotel Kolkata Ballygunge is just 10 kilometres from the Howrah Railway Station, five kilometres from the Sealdah Railway Station and 23 kilometres from Kolkata International Airport, making transportation hassle free.
The Park Plaza is close to the following Kolkata attractions:
- BBD Bagh, Dalhousie Square (7 km)
Dating back to the time of British rule, this complex was once the main centre of government administration. The Writers Building is now seat of power for the West Bengal government.
- Howrah Bridge (6 km)
One of the most famous landmarks in Kolkata, Howrah Bridge connects Howrah and Kolkata. This cantilever bridge is 97 metres high, 705 metres long and is now one of the busiest bridges in the world.
- Kali Temple (3.1 km)
Also known as Kalighat, this is Kolkata’s most significant temple and an important pilgrimage centre for devotees of Durga. Its beautiful grounds and tranquil energy make it a delight even for non-believers. Note: animal sacrifices are not uncommon here—the temple may not be suitable for young children.
- Raj Bhavan (7 km)
Built in 1805, this three-storey building serves as the residence of the Governor of West Bengal and was once a seat of British colonial power in India.
- Victoria Memorial (4 km)
Victoria Memorial was built to commemorate Queen Victoria, the first Empress of India. The monument hosts a vast collection of remnants from the British Empire’s rule in India. Tour this white-marble memorial, which is set amidst beautiful gardens, and explore the history of India.
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