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Fort William

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Brigade Parade Ground & Race Course, Kolkata, India
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I came across this place name while searching at Google for places to visit at Kolkata. Don't be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Keichner's House

Stayed at Keichner's House in Fort William. 1800s structure is impressive , spread over acres, has... read more

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Brigade Parade Ground & Race Course, Kolkata, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came across this place name while searching at Google for places to visit at Kolkata. Don't be fooled like me I took an uber to fort William from Victoria memorial but disappointed after reaching the main gate . The security personnel told me that...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Keichner's House in Fort William. 1800s structure is impressive , spread over acres, has spacious rooms and long corridors. The lush greenery is something I would like take along to my city. Sadly the concrete jungle in Northern Indian is taking Nature away...More

Thank avisharma77
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Usually off the limits for general public. However the Indian army arranges special program and display during "Vijay Diwas" on every 16th December. And if you enjoy parade then you can visit Red Road on 15th August and 26th January. Around 8 A.M.

Thank RobinInfinities
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Have earliest memories of going to Fort William fro army parades and equestrian competitions every Winter. The compounds evoke nostalgia and display the bygone grandeur and rich history of Calcutta, the capital of colonial British India. It is difficult for the public to gain access...More

Thank Vaaridhi
Reviewed 28 May 2017

A quiet place in the midest of a crowded city. head quartering Indian defense forsesGardens are well maintained

Thank shivkumar172
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This is a famous place in Kolkata - it is an army command base, and not accessible for general public.

Thank Suvarghya
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This is a historical place and it is situated nearby place called Hastings.it is a defence area . something is ideal to see there which belongs to the British period.

Thank Rabnawaz A
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

it is most visited historical place in kolkata also in india the address of the place is Maidan, Fort William, Hastings, Kolkata, it is a tourist attraction place.

Thank Rsaha0121
Reviewed 15 April 2017

it is a working headquarter base of the Indian army. it is situated near the Maidan area and high protected with wall and many defense instruments. Can't visit inside without permission.

Thank mandybose6
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

As this is a working army base, most people cannot visit this famous site due to the obvious restrictions. It's a shame as the fort plays an important part in the history of Kolkata and it would be good if the army itself set up...More

1  Thank ZaahidBharmal
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Sriram G
22 December 2016|
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Difficult to visit without any contact in the Defence Forces esp. after terrorist threats all over the world.