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Victoria Memorial Hall

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Address: 1 Queen's Way, Kolkata, India
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A picturesque and serene place to relax amidst the hustle bustle of the city

The Victoria Memorial can boast of an amazing architecture and a well maintained museum therein. It is a picturesque and serene place to relax amidst the hustle bustle of a... read more

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Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Victoria Memorial can boast of an amazing architecture and a well maintained museum therein. It is a picturesque and serene place to relax amidst the hustle bustle of a metropolitan city, and one can visit it for a quiet walk or admire the beauty of one of its lush gardens and ponds lined with trees and walkways. One can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A fine example of architecture - a large marble building (1906-1921), built in memory of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) which is now house a museum and one of the main tourist destination in Kolkata. It was built by M/s Martin Burn & Co. and the main architect was Sir William Emerson.One of the novelty is the Fairy on top of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Victoria memorial was built by the Britishers trying to make it identical of Taj Mahal. It is bigger and is a must visit. Lovely architecture and the museum is excellent for people to know about the rulers and history of Kolkata.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visit anytime during the day for a quiet walk and admire the beauty of this architectural wonder. There is a museum inside the memorial with an additional entry fee. Do note that there are different ticket prices for Indians and foreigners.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing place to take a walk in the beautiful area with a fascinating view.Very well maintained and full of trees

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Kolkata, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One cannot visit Kolkata and not visit Victoria Memorial. It is possibly the most recognized landmark of Kolkata after Howrah .Bridge. The entrance fee for Indians is a nominal Rs 10/20 ( garden/museum), and, although it is a bit higher for "foreigners", I think it is worth every rupee. ( The Museum is closed for public on Mondays, I think).... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is a historic building near maidan area of Kolkata, very near to esplanade bus stand or park street metro station.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very well worth visiting. Set in lovely grounds, this imperial folly is in many ways unique. The exhibitions inside were extremely interesting, especially the one that covered the history of Kolkata/Calcutta in considerable depth, and also had enough artefacts to make it come alive for the general visitor.

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Very well maintained memorial and museum. The downside being pigeons dirtying few places inside the building.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Outside is great..Inside not maintained at all. Not clean walls, wall paints ripping off, pigeon dropping all around. Government should improve maintenance of thus heritage building.

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