Shaheed Minar

Shaheed Minar

  • Kolkata
  • West Bengal
  • India
#19
Amont Things to Do in Kolkata
  • visiting hours 24 hours
  • Height 48m
  • Erected Year 1828
  • Timings 10AM–5PM

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Shaheed Minar, Kolkata Overview

This is a 48 meter high monument, built with a unique blend of Turkish, Egyptian and Syrian architecture and is named after Sir David Ochterlony. In 1969 its name was changed to 'Shaheed Minar'. It was erected in 1828. There a fine view from the top of the column, but permission to ascend must be obtained from police headquarters.

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