Victoria Memorial-Historic Monument
The Victoria Memorial, Kolkata is considered to be the pride of the city. Made up of white marble, it is one of the most famous monuments in West Bengal as well as India. This huge monument has now been converted into a museum and park. The Victoria Memorial architecture displays an excellent architectural gem and also seems to be a copy of Taj Mahal. The grand and exquisite Victoria Memorial of Kolkata is dedicated to the memory of Queen Victoria and is a popular tourist spot in the Kolkata Metro City.
The Victoria Memorial Hall has 25 galleries including the royal gallery, the sculpture gallery and the Calcutta Gallery. Several western paintings and rare photographs of British era are portrayed inside the Victoria Memorial Hall of Kolkata. The National Leader's gallery displays the relics and portraits associated with Indian independence. The park area of the Victoria Memorial is open for morning and evening walkers. The Victoria Memorial looks beautiful in the evening under the light and sound spread across the garden and Hall. The Victoria Memorial Kolkata ticket price is INR 20 for Indians and INR 200 for foreigners.