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Victoria Memorial Hall

Address: 1 Queen's Way, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Phone Number: 91 33 2223 1890
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, History Museums, Gardens, Sights & Landmarks, Museums, Nature & Parks
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, History Museums, Gardens, Sights & Landmarks, Museums, Nature & Parks
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The monument was easily accessible by viewing it from the street. It was quite impressive. We took a horse and carriage ride around the outside of the memorial to provide a nice cap at the end of my trip to India.

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Dehradun
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Good place to visit and feel the aura of British Raj, Maintenance is good, Surroundings is also very good . Museum is quite informative.

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful building. If you like to know about the history, go inside and read the signs. Art displayed nicely inside. You can wall upstairs to see the architecture from above. Gardens and grounds nice to walk around. Non Indian price is a lot more than for locals.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Makes a lovely photo on a nice day, especially from the Eastern side (which is unfortunately under construction at the moment) as you can get the reflection in the pond too. The interior of the dome is mesmerising, it looks like a painting as the columns seem to blend in So well. A great piece of architecture and amusing to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

One of the main attractions of Kolkata is the Victoria Memorial. A vast areaof beautiful gardens and the architecture made of white marble. It houses very rare photographs, clothes & artifacts of the British Raj & old Kolkata (Calcutta of the East Indian Company).

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Aurangabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The Mermorial is very good . The overall view from outside is very nice. it has big garden spread across and if u just want to seat and sepnd time , the garden place is good. The Exteriors are amzing. The meuseum inside is good but the infomration was not in detail anbd the references of how they are connected... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Made for the queen stay 100 years ago..its fantastic piece of architecture and worth visitng....photoshoot will be too guud here...trademark structure of Kolkata..nice surraounding and huge place

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Truly British. Kolkata has many beautiful building built during the Raj. This is probably the best. The gardens are well kept and this is a great reprieve from the crowds, traffic and noise of a vibrant city

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

A very interesting and beautiful building on the outside, with lovely gardens all around. Inside is was very busy indeed with locals and my friends and I enjoyed chatting to folk as we went around its various rooms. It is most interesting to read of India's history and look at the art work too. Really enjoyed my time at this... More 

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Fleet, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Can get very crowded, but a wealth of information telling the history of the sometimes difficult British/Indian relationship. Beautiful walk up to the building as well. Well worth the entrance money.

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