Fort William is a remnant of the British legacy in India that has a potential to attract the tourists across the world. It was built to remind the supreme power of military and still remains as very imposing structure. It is the most captivating monument located at the banks of river Hooghly that was created in 1696 during the tenure of British Raj. It has double-storied building where black holes are seen on the walls highlighting the tragedy of the Plassey war in 1757. It was battled of the Siraj Ud Daulah in which the Nawab of Bengal assaulted on the fort and conquered the Britishers.
Calcutta Fort William was created to protect regular attacks of the Muslim invaders. This fort has opened an area which is sometimes reserved for many exhibitions, fairs and some special events.
Inside this fort, there is a Calcutta Victoria memorial hall which is known a fascinating museum. Built in the year 1921, Victoria Memorial of Kolkata famed for attractive designing and drawing. Today, Victoria memorial is gaining more and more popularity to become the finest art museums in Kolkata. The best part of these paintings is that it will take you into the world of past history. Additionally, there are several photos and effigies of prominent personalities that remind their contributions in the war. The museum has a true combination of beautiful figures on the north balcony that represents prudence, learning and motherhood.