In Pics: Top 5 places to visit in Kolkata - The city of Joy

Jan 16, 2015, 13:11 PM IST
The Howrah Bridge or the Rabindranath Setu. connects the cities of Howrah and Kolkata. It is suspension bridge hanging atop the Hoogly river.

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The Howrah Bridge or the Rabindranath Setu. connects the cities of Howrah and Kolkata. It is suspension bridge hanging atop the Hoogly river. (Pic courtesy: Thinkstock Photos)

The Vivekananda Setu is one of the new bridges built across the Hoogly river. 

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The Vivekananda Setu is one of the new bridges built across the Hoogly river. (Pic courtesy: Thinkstock Photos)

The Dakshineshwar Temple dedicated to Goddess Kali is built on the banks of the Hoogly.

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The Dakshineshwar Temple dedicated to Goddess Kali is built on the banks of the Hoogly. (Pic courtesy: Thinkstock Photos)

The Belur Math is the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission is situated on the other bank of the Hoogly. A boat ride from Dakshinewar will help you reach Belur Math.

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The Belur Math is the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission is situated on the other bank of the Hoogly. A boat ride from Dakshinewar will help you reach Belur Math. (Pic courtesy: Thinkstock Photos)

Victoria Memorial is a museum and one of the prominent buildings of Kolkata.

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Victoria Memorial is a museum and one of the prominent buildings of Kolkata. (Pic courtesy: Thinkstock Photos)