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this place is situated in esplaned. you can get buses from howrah to esplaned in every 5-10 minutes.if you want to go top of sahid minar then you have to get pemission from lal bazar police station. which is easily arranged. once you go on...More
A very old monument in Indian history. It was previously known as Octerloney monument. But now the place is a dingy nightmare with stalls, hawkers everywhere and the streets are also extremely dirty in and around.
No point going there. The place is in mess. Dirt and filth. Encroached by hawkers, myriad shanties and shops vending sub standard food and merchandise, place stinks of urine and is infested with pick pockets and thugs. You may get overrun by the buses from...More
This giant structure was earlier known as Octerloney monument and was built in the early part of 18th Century. In 1960 the name got changed to Saheed Minar. This structure has political and historical significance in Indian History as many political meetings are held on...More
It is one of the oldest pillars in Kolkata, easily visible if you are crossing Maidan. Not a well maintained place, there is a bus terminus, many shops are around there. Place not recommended for sight-seeing.