Hey Guys ,As the name suggests that it was attempt to create a replica of TAJMAHAL in the memory of British Queen VICTORIA (1819-1901) .It is one of most visited tourist place of India situated in Kolkata. Only because of it’s beauty ,calm and pleasant environment and garden It tempts native and foreign tourists from years and famous around world.It is a results of combination of British and Mughal architectonics.It is a large white marbled mosque in kolkata,WB with a wide park and lake.It was built to show british royal ,visual & pictorial lifes of Queen VICTORIA & Prince Albert and histories related to development of kolkata.It has a very good background for shot a movie or taking pics. Here lovers come and spend their private time/holidays. Victoria Memorial hall is one of best safe place of Kolkata for couples.
So,I wanna to give you a brief info about Victoria memorial hall,victoria memorial mosque,victoria memorial gallery,victoria memorial garden,victoria memorial kolkata,victoria memorial history,victoria memorial location,victoria memorial full address,victoria memorial opening timing,victoria memorial entry fees & many more related to victoria memorial hall ,kolkata,west bengal,India.
Victoria Memorial History /Design/ Architects
The white marbled mosque Victoria Memorial was built in memory of Queen Victoria by the suggestion of Viceroy GEORGE CURZON. The Prince of Wales ( King George V )laid its foundation stone on 4th jan,1906 and opened publicly it in 1921.
Building Designer- William Emerson
Building Dimension- 103 m long & 69 m wide with a height of 56 m.
Building Marble- White Makrana Marble
Garden Designer- Lord Redesdale & David Prain
Garden Dimension- It cover an area of 260,000 sq mtr.
It contains a series of clean & decorated lakes.
Lovers Garden Victoria Hall description
Exhibitions- It contains a large no. of galleries eg- royal gallery,portrait gallery ,central hall etc & a collections of rare books and work of Thomos Danial & his nephew William Daniell.
Victoria Memorial Images /Victoria memorial Garden Images /Victoria memorial Monument Images /Picture Gallery/Lakes Images
Victoria Memorial Full address /Victoria Memorial Location /Victoria Memorial Map
Address – Maidan 1 ,Queens way , kolkata ,west bengal 700071,India.
Nearest Metro Station to Victoria Memorial – Maidan
Nearest Railways Station to Victoria Memorial – Howrah junction
Distance between Victoria Memorial and Howrah railway station –
The distance b/w victoria and hwh railway is about 9 km & 288mtr.
How to go Victoria Memorial from howrah railways ?
You can reach Victoria Memorial by using WBSTC Bus or easily via Uber , Ola cabs , private Taxi .Generally travel time from Howrah railway station to Victoria Memorial is 15 min via cabs or taxi and 30 min via bus.
Good for – history lovers, photo fans, experience seekers and for couple to enjoy their precious day.
Timing / Entry Fee/Charges
sun-sat = 5:30 a.m – 6:30 p.m,
Rs 10/ head
tues-sun =10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m
Rs 20/head (for indian)
Rs 200/head (for foreigner)
1. Gallery will be closed on all Holidays and Monday.
2. Sales of entry tickets will be closed half hrs before the closing timing of both above.
3. Museum will be free for all School Children up to 12 yrs age & Army personnel in uniforms.
Victoria Memorial customer care/contact number/Website of Victoria Memorial
contact no.- 033 22231890 033 22231891
website – www.victoriamemorial-cal.org
For further details about victoria memorial and its timing and entry fees you can visit its given official website or contact its customer care number.
Note- you can also leave your suggestions,feedbacks,questions and related faced problems in our comment box for the help of other tourists.