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Home>>East India>>West Bengal>>Historical>>Fort William

Fort William

Fort William

Fort William, Fort William travel, Fort William tourism, Fort William Historical Place, travel to Fort William MonumentSituated near the river Hoogly, this is one of the biggest parks in India. It covers an area of 3 sq km. On the west of the Maidan is Fort William. Since, the fort is presently used by Indian Army, you need special permission to enter.

This fort was completed to prevent attacks from Muslim invaders. The fort walls, barracks, stables and the church of St. Peter are still intact. The area cleared around Fort William became the Maidan.

In the fort, there is a church, market, post and telegraph office, cinema, swimming pool, boxing stadium, football and firing range. The Arsenal inside is worth visiting for which a prior permission is required from the Commanding Officer.

 

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