Victoria Memorial, Kolkata

The Victoria Memorial is a historical building situated in Kolkata (Calcutta), West Bengal, India. It should be largest marble building of India and was constructed between 1906 and 1921. The incredible, vast and beautiful monument is dedicated to the reminiscence of Queen Vitoria. The monument was designing to present on diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1901, but construction of the building was completed after death of Queen Victoria in 1921.

Victoria Memorial

The Victoria memorial is now a museum and stunning tourist attraction and is under the sponsorship of Ministry of Culture. The monument is 340 by 320 feet and height of 184 feet. The Victoria memorial is spread on the Maidan of the bank of River Hooghly.

At the Victoria museum has remarkable set of paintings, weapons, sculptors, stamps, maps, coins, artifacts, textiles and much more things. There are many paintings which show the illustrating occasions from Victoria’s life. In the garden, there is a bronze sculpture of Victoria and the garden is extended in the more than 60 acres area and a twenty one member team works for maintain the beautiful garden.

Ticket and Opening and Closing Time

To view the beautiful Victoria memorial you have to get ticket by paying just nominal price at 10 Rs for India and 100 Rs for foreigners. Except from Monday, one can visit to this palace at 10am to 5pm but after 4:30 ticket counter will be closed.

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