Explore temples, art and history in Kolkata

Located in Kolkata's upscale Ballygunge area, the Radisson lies near the city's best things to do, including the impressive Howrah Bridge and the thought-provoking Indian Museum. Take a walk through history at Raj Bhavan and Victoria Memorial Hall. Find major pilgrimage sites like Kali Temple about three kilometres away, or head to more than a dozen other places of worship nearby, including Dakshinewar Kali Temple. We also offer easy access to Sealdah Railway Station, five kilometres away, Howrah Junction, 10 kilometres away, and the Kolkata airport (CCU), 23 kilometres away.

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Benoy-Badal-Dinesh Bagh

3.39 mi / 5.45 km from the hotel
Once the centre of government administration during British rule, Benoy-Badal-Dinesh Bagh includes the Writers Building, an architecturally impressive structure that serves as the seat of power for the West Bengal government.

Howrah Bridge

3.63 mi / 5.84 km from the hotel
Ninety-seven metres high and 705 metres long, this cantilever bridge that connects Howrah and Kolkata is one of the busiest bridges in the world.

Jorasanko Thakurbari

4.29 mi / 6.91 km from the hotel
Located on the campus of Rabindra Bharati University, this museum was the home and birthplace of poet Rabindranath Tagore, the first non-European Nobel laureate.

Kali Temple

1.37 mi / 2.21 km from the hotel
Also known as Kalighat, Kolkata's most significant temple offers picturesque grounds and tranquil atmosphere. Note: Animal sacrifices are not uncommon, so the site may not be suitable for young children.

Raj Bhavan

3.17 mi / 5.1 km from the hotel
Built in 1805, this three-storey building once housed British governors-general and viceroys. Today, it serves as the residence of the governor of West Bengal as well as a venue for historical presentations.

Victoria Memorial Hall

2.02 mi / 3.25 km from the hotel
Built in remembrance of Queen Victoria, the first Empress of India, this white marble structure is surrounded by beautiful gardens and features an array of artefacts from India's period of British rule.

Indian Museum

2.56 mi / 4.12 km from the hotel
India's largest and oldest museum, this institution dates to 1814 and is known for its Mughal paintings, fossils, mummies and much more.

Birla Planetarium

1.87 mi / 3.01 km from the hotel
Inaugurated in 1963, Birla Planetarium is one of the world's largest planetariums, with an impressive STARMASTER system for displaying a realistic starfield and a large collection of astronomy-related art.