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“Elegant Hall, Beautiful 'Eden'”

Victoria Memorial Hall
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

It should be first on the list for places to visit in Kolkata. The memorial which is open to visitors on all working days except Mondays and national holidays, opens from 10:00am-05:00pm has a variety of collections from paintings, coins, statues of Queen Victoria, George V, Queen Mary, murals of all former National leaders from Mahatma Ghandi to Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Maps, Manuscripts, works of art and old rifles dating as far back as 1900. The hall has an upper and lower gallery with halls like Durbar, Queen's Hall, Western, Eastern hall, Royal and portrait's Gallery. The 64 acres include the hall and Peace garden's that stretch as far as the eyes can see.You can walk in this beautiful Eden but you can not exercise from there. Foreigners pay 150 rupees-an equivalent of 24.57 dollars.

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Reviewed 30 July 2014

The musuem was too hot I guess for the weather so can't really appreciate it totally. But the grounds were amazing.

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Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

Great escape to a rich history pf kolkata. Was surprised of how amazing the architecture of the memorial hall.

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Reviewed 29 July 2014

British designed and made monument..Converted in to museum
A a popular destination, Victoria memorial hall is an iconic place in Kolkata. The building is made of white marble and the surrounding enclosures are lush green with large water bodies and green trees. The museum has many rare photographs about the history of the city including the building of metro railway and howrah bridge, british Raaj..

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Reviewed 28 July 2014

In the heart of the city easy to go, i just took a yellow taxi and dropped in back gate of the Hall. I was very excited to see a General's picture from my country "Mathbar Singh Thapa".

Thank Sampurna Ratna K
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