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Birla Planetarium

Maidan | Chowringhee, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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The Best in Asia

Recently opened after a full renovation. Has become a sure visit for all. Saw it once when we were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Calcutta - Kolkata
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Newly renovated

Went to the planetarium after a very long time and just after the renovated facility was opened... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Maidan | Chowringhee, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Recently opened after a full renovation. Has become a sure visit for all. Saw it once when we were children and now with our children, but the attention has become more. Great experience.

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Reviewed yesterday

Went to the planetarium after a very long time and just after the renovated facility was opened last month. The shows as usual are very good, especially with the new projector.Went in the evening and it was crowded. No advance bookings.

Thank RayOn86
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the Birla Planetarium today with my kids. Though we had time to catch the Movie- Cosmic Collisions in Hindi. I must say the experience was great & very informative for kids. Throughly enjoyed, I'm sure we will be back soon.

Thank Manav M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The place is good for families with kids. They have a projector and moving floor with visual on the roof. Children would love it. The night sky and the information is great. The language have separate timings like hindi English

Thank Isha S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here to see show however timings were not matching with us. Still it looked awesome and nice maintained. the park outside is just brillant. Wish next time i could see the show and update here.

Thank Santosh J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When we went to the the planetarium, I thought it was dazzling. To me, the one in Science City was bigger the seats reclined better. The advantages of the Birla Planetarium are that the are close to St Paul's cathedral and Queen Victoria's Memorial, and...More

Thank A D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Birla planetarium is the oldest planetarium of India ,this was my second visit to this place 1st when I was in school now with my cousin, recently it had opened after renovation, it was close for almost two year ,after renovation the interior has changed....More

Thank syed21
Reviewed 1 week ago

This provides with an amazing experience to observe astronomical incidents sitting in an auditorium. The easy explanation and brilliant projection of phenomenon are very much engaging. It is something which can be enjoyed by everyone of all age. If you visit kolkata, this place should...More

Thank sourav s
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is at the centre of the city. its a entertainment show which describes you about the planet and the stars. their discoveries and some real facts which you dont know

Thank Mr_Nirala
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit place especially for the kids.. We watched Cosmic Collision video...After renovation the ambiences of the planetarium is at its best... Ticket per head is Rs. 70...Shows available in English, Hindi and Bengali... After the video must watch the museum and exhibits

1  Thank Sourav C
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Abhishek P
12 August 2017|
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Response from Pratik S | Reviewed this property |
On a hourly basis the languages and shows are scheduled. At 12:30 Hindi / 1:30 English/ 2:30 Hindi/3:30 Bengali/ 4:30 Hindi/5:30 Bengali /6:30 English.
Ehzaaz A
3 July 2017|
Response from bnbhatta | Reviewed this property |
I heard it to be under renovation. Can't tell you right now if they have resumed or not. May tell you after an enquiry.
28 December 2016|
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Response from Jai1976 | Reviewed this property |