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Birla Planetarium Kolkata


One of the important landmark of Kolkata, the Birla Planetarium of West Bengal attracts many tourists all through the year. Founded by the educational trust of the Birla group of companies in 1962, the Birla Planetarium of West Bengal boasts to be one of the biggest astronomical observatories of the world.

The Birla Planetarium offers the visitors with an excellent opportunity to explore the cosmos and its activities. The planetarium caters to several shows in a day that enlightens the spectators with the zodiac systems, solar systems, the important stars and planets. The Birla Planetarium performs the dual function of providing a comprehensive and cohesive knowledge about the various geographical and astronomical systems of the cosmos and entertaining the viewers as well.

The Birla Planetarium conducts the shows in three different languages of English, Hindi and Bengali for the convenience of the spectators. The different shows enhance and enrich the level of knowledge of the spectators. Equipped with all the necessary technical support systems, the Birla Planetarium offers the spectators with a wonderful show that satisfies the intellectual appetite of the viewers.

Amidst the busy streets of central Kolkata, the white building of Birla Planetarium stands Tall with it's over imposing structure that adds to the glory of the city. The luxuriant gardens of the Birla Planetarium make it an ideal spot for the tourists who are absolutely thrilled with the spectacular presentation of the solar systems of the cosmos.

The astronomical observatory of the Birla Planetarium is one of the most sought after tourist destination of West Bengal that reflects the engineering skills of the people of West Bengal.



Last Updated on June 5, 2013