Location / significance / history / monuments / architecture / structure / foundation / map / design / area / architect / height / elevation / travel / photography tips / tourism / archway / monuments / lawns / gardens / marble stones / carvings / statues / sculptures / lawns / fountains / entry fees / timing / picture gallery of Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata , West Bengal , India
Built exclusively of white marble, Victoria Memorial is one of India's most stunning monuments. It embodies a unique blend of classical European architecture and Mughal ornamentation. The arched and white marble museum lounges over 64 acres and is sited in a landscaped garden in the southern part of the Kolkata's Maidan (ground) in the vicinity of Jawaharlal Nehru Road. Designed after the Taj Mahal in Agra, it has a huge collection of pictures, manuscripts, letters, statues, letters etc, involving the Nawabi and British stronghold in Bengal.