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Academy of Fine Arts

2 Cathedral Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700071, India
223 4302
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Good Auditorium plus Art Gallery

This is one of my favorite place. Having a good cultural ambiance. This is a happening place with a... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Place for Bengali Culture

Definitely this is the central place for Bengali drama, specifically for classics or experimental... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Shyam A
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“cultural hub” (3 reviews)
2 Cathedral Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700071, India
223 4302
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is one of my favorite place. Having a good cultural ambiance. This is a happening place with a feel good factor. People visiting Kolkata should visit this place. Lot of memories + Do not forget to have coffee and potato Roll from the canteen

Thank anks010
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Definitely this is the central place for Bengali drama, specifically for classics or experimental. They have an adjacent art gallery, never miss and spend adequate time. And finally never miss the back side standing tea stall where mouthwatering Bengali finger foods are available. It is...More

Thank Shyam A
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Great Place to catch up on the latest theatres...Also hosts other art, paintings and sculpture exhibitions but more famous for performances by bengal's great theatre groups...it is in a very good location with other auditoriums of Nandan, Rabindra Sadan and Sisir Mancha at a stone's...More

Thank HwenTsang
Reviewed 5 July 2017

After long 30 odd years, i had been to this theatre to watch a bengali drama by Kanchan Mallick and Neel Mukherjee. The ambience was too good. The acoustics was superb, since the actors did not use mikes, but even then we were able to...More

Thank supratikgupta
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This place is the hub of art and culture in Kolkata - a great place for those who are interested in arts.

1  Thank Suvarghya
Reviewed 21 April 2017

If you are a art & culture loving person, then your visit to Kolkata will be incomplete till you visit Academy of Fine Arts. There is an auditorium where different theatre group of Kolkata and from outside perform 365 days and also there are number...More

Thank SomnathBhattacharyy
Reviewed 17 April 2017

There are so many brilliant art and hand craft in the same building. They have build so many thing with daily life used material.

Thank Ditun_P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good collection of Art.Round the year exhibitions on Fine Arts & Sculptures are held. Budding artists as well as Famous ones display their work annually. Theatre is also there and famous theatre groups perform there on weekends and also perhaps on Thursdays.

Thank KakaliKolkata
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The Academy of Fine Arts is a wonderful platform for the artists - upcoming, seasoned and the teachers to come forward before the world to display what they are and to inspire the aspiring young talents to get encouraged to venture into innovative creations .

Thank Partha R
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Famous for art ( paintings and Sculptures ) exhibition. Famous also for staging contemporary theaters. Location is very ideal....next to Rabindra Sadan.

Thank Biplab46
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