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Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden

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Address: Shibpur | Suit 201 & 202, 33,B.G Road , Howrah-711103 , West Bengal, Howrah 711 103, India (Formerly Calcutta Botanical Garden)
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67 32 31 35
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6:00 am - 4:45 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 4:45 pm

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Nice location to get fresh air

Good place to visit to get some fresh air that is rare in the city. Plus the botanical tree that holds a Guinness world record. The place is famous for morning walkers and good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good place to visit to get some fresh air that is rare in the city. Plus the botanical tree that holds a Guinness world record. The place is famous for morning walkers and good for picnics.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden is a nice place for nature lovers.Most famous attraction is the 250 years old GREAT BANYAN TREE.You will also get various types of birds, trees, flowers, butterflies. In garden you will forget outside noisiness.So don't forget to visit here.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Botanic Garden is technically not located in Kolkata but across the river Hooghly in Howrah city and more specifically in Shibpur. It is in the neighbourhood of the famous Engineering College in Shibpur. I shall not repeat information one could get from Wikipedia pages. However one cannot avoid mention of the name of the founder of the “ Royal... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A.j.c.b botanical garden is great place to connect with nature..hera have almost hundred type of flowers. And funa..great place to spend time with love one

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place where I live currently ; so I usually come here. Very good and enjoyable place. Quite and peaceful.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

We were drawn here because of the great banyan tree, which is truly amazing, even though it is completely fenced off and one can only peer into it through the iron railings that surround it. The great banyan is about a 20 minute walk from the main gates. The flora and fauna along the way are interesting and bird lovers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

Spreading over 273 acres this B’ GARDEN, has twelve thousand varieties of plants. Most famous attraction is the Guinness Record, 250 years old GREAT BANYAN TREE. Its main trunk decayed and removed long back in 1925 and now its aerial roots only support it. The GIANT WATER LILLIES is another pleasant surprise for the visitors. We could see KALPAVRIKSHA Tree,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

If you are a student of botany or have some interest about plants its the place to visit. One of the most beautiful places in kolkata. must see the great banyan tree.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Like many other sites in Kolkata, this place is underhyped. if you want to spend some quality time with your loved one in the midst of greenery, the Botanical garden would be a good choice. Go a little early to avoid the hot sun. Instead of the main gate, enter through the gate close to the Grand Banyan Tree. This... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

Garden opens at 5.00 am. Start early morning, you will get the feeling of wandering in forest. The main attraction is the huge approx. 250 years old banyan tree. For nature lovers/photographers it is paradise. You will get various types of birds, trees, flowers, butterflies and many landscapes also. So never miss the garden when you are in Kolkatta.

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