National Library, Kolkata

About National Library, Kolkata

National Library, Kolkata - Address, Phone Number

Address: Belvedere Rd, Block A, Alipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700027

Phone: +91-3324792968

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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Book lovers will definitely love to come here! This is one place where you can get all kind of books regardless of their genre and variety. Add its architecture and ambience to it, and you've got a perfect way to spend few hours splendidly. The library is nestled in an old colonial building and it also happens to be one of the largest museums in Kolkata. Come here to spend few hours reading about the heritage of India. If you are with family it is even better as children would get to learn a lot here. Not only this, the place is also close to other attractions like Alipore zoo and Taj Hotel which only adds to its charm.

National Library Information

  • Pets are not allowed.

National Library Opening and Closing Hours

  • Entry is free.

How To reach National Library by Public Transport

  • Bus AC-12D, S-45 to Kothari hospital, buses to Jali Gate.

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  • Largest library in India with great ambience numerous collection of books journals etc

  • The National Library on the Belvedere Estate in Alipore, Kolkata, is the largest library in India by volume and India's library of public record. It is under the Department of Culture, Ministry of Tourism & Culture, Government of India.

  • A big and oldest library famous for books and its own ghpst story.

  • A big and oldest library in India with beautiful and peaceful environment. Many books available here. Best place for reading. A must-visit in Calcutta.

  • If you love books and historical places, there is no reason to miss this place

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