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Fort William

(5 out of 5 based on 1 Ratings)

Snapshot:

State - Kolkata
Pincode - 700023
Famous for - Garrisoned and armoured Army Headquarters
Weather - Winter temperature ranges from 15 to 27°C, Summer temperature ranges from 25 to 37°C
Best time to visit - Althrough the year
Fees - No Fee
Visiting Hours - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Kolkata was the main centre of trade and administration among Britishers. So this fort was constructed in 1781 were it provided a house to 10,000 army personnel. This fort depicts English style of architecture as it was constructed in honor of Prince Willliam lll. People visiting this place gets a breathtaking view of river Hoogly and the famous Peter Church. The other attractions in the fort is recreation, huge swimming pool, movie hall, boxing stadium which is unique and spectacular. Plassey war 1757 and the black hole tragedy are the two important events which has been witnessed in this fort. Even now when you walk in this fort you will notice Jawans guiding and welcoming the visitors.

 

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