Birla Planetarium

  • Address: Elgin, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071, India
  • Ticket Price: Free

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Overview of Birla Planetarium

As you traverse the city of Kolkata, you'll stumble upon Birla Planetarium. Birla Planetarium is not the prime point of interest of Kolkata. Although, you can pay a quick visit to it if you are around.

Birla Planetarium is not one of the most important things to do Kolkata like The Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Belur Math Shrine, Mother House and Indian Museum.

Kolkata tours ideally do not include a visit to Birla Planetarium.

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  • Birla Planetarium Address: Elgin, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071, India
  • Birla Planetarium Price: Free
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Things to Know Before Visiting Birla Planetarium

  • 2.87% of people who visit Kolkata include Birla Planetarium in their plan

  • 38.46% of people start their Birla Planetarium visit around 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Birla Planetarium

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

75.56% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Birla Planetarium

People normally club together Sundarban National Park and Birla Temple while planning their visit to Birla Planetarium.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Birla Planetarium, Kolkata Reviews

  • This is awesome place. It is historical as well as famous and entertaining. Lots of people gather here to see this place. There are lots of show timings are there. Are renovating this place looks even more cool. Well organised and well composed. Kids can enjoy here as well as the can learn lots of things. Place is not so far from metro station. And its very famous. Victoria is all near by. We have enjoyed a lot here. Everyone shoul come here and experience this. Specially to encourage about stats and astronomical things.

  • Very nice and different experience. Every youngsters should visit and gain a better understanding of our solar system

  • Nice place to go with your kids. You will also enjoy it if you are interested about stars and our solar system. After recent renovation it's a must see in Kolkata. Practical problem is there is no parking space.

  • Located near the Maidan metro this is a recreational place mostly famous among school children and teenagers. It is good for educational purpose and often schools of Kolkata and others bring their school children to this place for educational tour. Detailed illustrations are given in three different languages about planets and solar system.

  • One of the most exciting place in Kolkata is the Birla Planetarium. Located near the Theatre Road, you can go there by metro or by bus. Nearest metro station is Rabindra  Sadan. There are six shows everyday two of each in English, Hindi and Bengali. The show is half an hour show which show the universe. The gallery is also beautiful. Entry fee is ₹80.

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