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Marble Palace Kolkata

46 Muktaram Basu St | off Chittaranjan Ave, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700040, India
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

If you have the courage or the inclination to visit the City of Joy (Kolkata), then your itinerary must include the Marble Palace in North Kolkata. Although somewhat neglected and in need of TLC, it is well worth a visit just to see the beautiful paintings (Reubens), busts, figurines, Ming vases, a huge rosewood carving of Queen Victoria, and other... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

It consists of lot of marble statues, butnot worth much. You have to take Tourism dept's prior permission to enter there. Dept. gives permission immediately. The office is near to Raj Bhavan, where we had taken permission. One guide comes with you to explain the details about the statues there. There is some photography exhibition in second floor where children... More

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Mmbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

the only must do place in kolkata…its got the works.. the birds, the animals, the art.. but they allow you to click pictures.. still a treasure...

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Montreal, QC, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Marble Palace was nice to visit and worth a stop when in Kolkata, but it is not going to be the most memorable place I have visited. The place is full of art - paintings, sculptures, etc. It is so busy with art that you don't even know where to look. Things are everywhere and it's a big mish-mash. Normally... More

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Just so interesting. For those from other parts of the world, or even from India, it is worth exploring.

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Indonesia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
32 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This place is so stunning: full of art and very well preserved. Too bad you're not allowed to take pictures so you could keep on marvelling at it.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

a brilliant collection of all kinds of antics dating back to medieval period. a must see 35kg pure gold table clock... sorry no photography inside as the place are full of priceless treasures... in the compound you will find beautiful birds inside big brass and gold cages....

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Kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Marble Palace is a must in a tourists visit to Kolkata. It is a personal collection of marble status, paintings by a businessman in the 19th century. Everyday thousands of people throng the place to see the collection. There is a zoo with various birds and children do go and visit that too. Its one of the best attractions of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

If you want to see how the Zamindars of Bengal lived you must visit the Marble Palace (of the Mullicks) at Muktaram Babu Street 5 mins away from Jorasako Thakurbari. You might have to bribe the Security Gaurds/Darwans at the Gate to enter but it is worth it. These Gaurds and errand boys will be your guide round the palace... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The good thing is that all the things which you see outside the building and inside the building are made up of Marbels. Inside the building you get to see some of things which is worth millions and billions of rupees in today's market, that's why photography is strictly not permitted inside or outside the building. The guide and guards... More

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