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Marble Palace Kolkata

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Address: 46 Muktaram Basu St | off Chittaranjan Ave, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700040, India
Phone Number: 09829262677
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A glimpse of grandeur and history

Walking to this place, down narrow alleys of a working street, you never can prepare yourself for such a massive property and its grandeur to open up out of nowhere. Supposedly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Abhiroop D
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking to this place, down narrow alleys of a working street, you never can prepare yourself for such a massive property and its grandeur to open up out of nowhere. Supposedly you typically require a ticket or permit of some sort, but a modest sum paid to one of the guards allows you entry under their watch (they keep their... More 

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Marble Palace is located in a very nondescript part of Burrabazar area. Its like an oasis in a not so impressive environment where one has to jostle for space in the narrow lanes lined with shops and old buildings. Once you enter the heritage building a different world greets you. A large pond and a temple on the right side... More 

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Saharanpur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Reaching the place is a bit difficult due to narrow lanes and market. Less crowded on Sunday. The palace belongs to "Zamindar" king of small state. You have to tip the guards to enter and park your vehicle. But inside there is a very big collection of Marble statues, paintings and other old things. Definitely worth a visit. Also has... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

Only when you visit Marble Palace you can sense the grandeur that was Bengal 100 years back. Be it the colossal wooden statue of Queen Victoria or the mammoth dance hall with gigantic Belgian mirrors covering the whole wall or the Painting room with exquisite painting of a woman whose eyes follow you wherever you move in the room -... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

This has been and has the potential to be an absolutely magnificent venue. But and a big but is the terrible state that it is in. Filth and ingrained dust cover everything. There are some magnificent pieces of artwork and furnishings but the lack of care overrides everything. We were asked to take off our shoes before entering and when... More 

1 Thank gracieAustralia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Marble Palace is a beautiful mansion of Raja Rajendra Mullick. It is a three storied building with gigantic pillers and nice verandahs.There are a lot of pictures and sculptures and furniture of nineteenth century which make a visitor spellbound. There is a lush green garden infront of the mansion decorated with sculptures. A visitor can found a lake ,a temple... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

An absolute must, this incredible Palace is still home to the owners. this Palace showcases how the Landowners of Bengal lived once upon a time. while this is probably the grandest in Calcutta, there are many more similar palaces and mansions in Calcutta. The exquisite grandeur in which the Indians lived is apparent in the halls of this palace. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

I visited Marble palace when I visited Kolkata with my family.The marble palace has two sections First is the the main mansion and second is Marble zoo.The palace was beautifully decorated and designd.The palace has many decorative items in mirror from celling fan.There was also many beautiful paintings.So,I recommend other to visit this palace once they came to Kolkata.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

The Marble Palace is not really a part of the usual tourist traps but if you want to experience a slice of the city's babu culture, this place is a must visit. Located just a lane away from the Jorashanko Thakur Bari, just the first view of this building's impressive facade will stun you. The Marble Palace has a hotchpotch... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

On entering you think this is just full of tacky crap but then you realise there are items worth a fortune mixed with tacky crap so you go round again.

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