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Victoria Memorial Hall

1 Queen's Way, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
91 33 2223 1890
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Museums, History Museums, Monuments/ Statues, Gardens
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

There are 3 ways of enjoying this beautiful monument: 1. Go there early in the morning for a morning walk. There are a lot of trees and plenty of birds to keep you fresh. 2. Get a ticket and visit the museum inside. Not much to see though, but worth the visit anyway. 3. There is a light and sound... More

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

A place to spend evening and is you have interest in photography its an ideal place.Inside you can see lots of historical pieces.For the evening walkers nice place to walk around by the waters.

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Kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Must see, when visiting Kolkata. Its an experience in itself. Its a monument containing articles used by Queen Victoria.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

A great Architecture and Symbol or Nostalgia of Colonial Bengal, India . Great Site for Romance and spending time with family ..... lush green gardens and ponds.

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calcutta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

British ruled India for 200 years. Despite being oppressive they contributed many good things to our country. Victoria Memorial Hall is one. The location is superb. It is in the Maidan which I am very much tempted to compare to The Hyde Park of London. The garden surrounding the building, the jheel, the statue of Queen Victoria, the fairy with... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

It was built by the britishers and now maintained by a board and the place is well kept and a nice place to visit.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

A magnificent monument to a great Queen, whose name is remniscent of an age; an age of regal splendour,power, grace and elegance. Victoria Memorial in Kolkata symbolises all these and much more as the most famous and attractive icon in the mega metropolis. It rivals and in ways outshines the iconic Taj Mahal,also a monument to a beauteous queen. 'Victoria'... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I do not care much about visiting the building as the security guards are obnoxious, loud and rough with all the visitors. The gardens are something else. A green haven of quiet, where one can take a stroll, have a picnic or strike a conversation with some other visitors (always when I visit solo). It is also fun to ride... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The monument is the best place to spend your time in the laziness of the past glory of Calcutta with beautiful surroundings and an interesting museum inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed this. Everything about it was quality, calm, well maintained and interesting. Don't miss it when in Kolkata. The museum exhibits and paintings in the galleries were of a high standard and told of the history of British involvement in Calcutta. The gardens were lovely and full of couple and families enjoying them.

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