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Address: Brigade Parade Ground & Race Course, Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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famous brigade ground in this place

good place it is. the famous brigade parade ground is near this place. people with family can have a good time here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Lalitya G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

good place it is. the famous brigade parade ground is near this place. people with family can have a good time here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited this place with my family.But this place is not allowed for general entry but you can entered with permission.It is located on the eastern banks of Hooghly river.The fort has a irregular octagon like structure.You can see many dummy airships of the army.The fort has six gates.So,I recommend this place only if you visited all the places in... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

a must wtach . as the discipline and indian army daily rotine and their achievements will overwhelm you

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

this vast area under army control has brilliant greenery all around but it is restricted for civilians. the golf course is worth having a look at if one can use some connections.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

This place is visitor restricted. Since it belongs to the army you will be checked at various fronts. Can be annoying at times. Connections with army personnels a must to visit FORT WILLIAM. Lovely place right in the centre of the city. Green lush landscaped parks, world class swimming pool and a well manicured Golf course are trhye main attractions... More 

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Faridabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

The Kitchener House inside Fort William is now the officers' mess for the Bengal Area Headquarters of the Army. It is also out of bounds for visitors but is well-maintained. This structure is actually located on the ramparts of Fort William.It got its name much later when Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, the 1st Earl Kitchener, occupied it during his... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Though a military base being the Head quarters of the Eastern Army command, it has its genesis in the British Era.This iconic historical military base is located in the midst of greenery all around like Maidan and the Brigrade ground.Very close to the place,the monument of Victorial memorial is located.The Gates and memorials of Fort William are really architecturally superb.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Both at Union and State level India purports to encourage tourism, which makes it even more frustrating that so often it fails to exploit gems in Government possession which could be popular attractions bringing in high-spending visitors. Of course the obsession with 'security' provides an excuse for denying access to this large complex containing a significant number of attractive and... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Not easily accessible for all since it is restricted area. I have studied in kv fort William during 80s. Recent visit was revival of memories of the past.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Its as neat and clean that one can imagine. It has well maintained gardens, pathways. Well disciplined

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