Shaheed Minar Overview

Shaheed Minar is a tall monument that was constructed in 1828. Unknown to some, the monument was constructed in honor of the late Major General Sir David Orchterlony. Most people wonder how a monument still stands despite being over two centuries old. The secret lies in the design, as well as the materials used to construct it. The construction of the Shaheed Minar started in 1825 and ended in 1828. The monument is 48 meters tall.

Location: Bus stop, Dharmtalla, Dufferin Rd, Kolkata, West Bengal 700069.

Best Time to Visit: During the daytime.

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