Importance Of Victoria Memorial Hall In Kolkata | About, Information, Timings, Entry Fees And Architecture

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Victoria Memorial In Kolkata: About, Information, Timings, Entry Fees And Architecture

Victoria Memorial

Importance Of Victoria Memorial Hall In Kolkata | About, Information, Timings, Entry Fees And Architecture

The Victoria Memorial is A Large Marble Building in Central Kolkata. It is Constructed of White Makrana Marble. This Building is Built Between 1906 to 1921. The Victoria Memorial Lies on The Maidan, and is One of The Famous Monuments  in Kolkata. The Victoria Memorial Was Mainly Funded By British Officials, and Individuals of India. The Victoria Memorial Has 25 Galleries.


Victoria Memorial Established On

1921 (100 Years Ago)

Victoria Memorial Location

Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Victoria Memorial Type

Museum

Victoria Memorial Height

184 feet (56m)

Victoria Memorial Width

226 feet (69m)

Victoria Memorial Length

338 feet (103m)

Victoria Memorial Architects

William Emerson,

 

Vincent Esch,

Victoria Memorial Architectural Style

Indo-Saracenic Architecture

Victoria Memorial Total Build Cost

1 Crore 5 Lakhs INR (One Crore Five Lakhs)

Best Time To Visit Victoria Memorial

Between October and March

Victoria Memorial Hall Visiting Timings

 10AM to 5PM (Monday Closed)

Victoria Memorial Garden Visiting Timings

5:30 AM to 6:15 PM

Victoria Memorial Hall Entry Fees

Indian (Rs-20),

Foreigners (Rs-200)

Army Personnel in Uniform – Free

Victoria Memorial Light & Sound Show Timing

Duration: 45 Minuites

 

October to Februray:

6:15 PM to 7.00 PM (Bengali),

 

7.15 PM to 8.00 PM (English),

 

March to June:

6.45 PM to 7.30 PM (Bengali),

 

7.45 to 8.30 PM (English).

Victoria Memorial Light & Sound Show Fees

Entry Fees :-

 

Bengali Show: 10 INR Per Person

 

English Show: 20 INR Per Person

How To Reach Victoria Memorial

By Train – (Howrah Railway Station – 7km)

 

By Air – (Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport – 22km)

 

By Road – (Kolkata Bus Station – 20km)

Victoria Memorial Near Best Hotels To Stay

The Senator Hotel (1km from Victoria Memorial ) Rated By – 7.9/10

 

Kenilworth Hotel, Kolkata (0.7 km From Victoria Memorial) Rated By – 8.0/10

 

Red Arrow Residency (0.9km From Victoria Memorial) Rated By – 8.7/10

 

The Astor (0.9km From Victoria Memorial) Rated By – 8.1/10

 

The Harington Residency (1km From Victoria Memorial) Rated By – 9.1/10

 

Golden Parkk Hotel (0.7km From Victoria Memorial) Rated By – 6.3/10

 

Aster Guest House (0.9km From Victoria Memorial) Rated By – 7.7/10

 

Treebo Tryst Tahoora International Park Street (2km From Victoria Memorial) Rated By – 7.4/10

Victoria Memorial Near Best Resturants

One Way Cafe (0.3km From Victoria Memorial) Rated By – 3.5/5

 

Ganguram (0.4 km From Victoria Memorial) Rated By – 4/5

 

Jyoti Vihar (0.5km From Victoria Memorial) Rated By – 4.5/5

 

Fire And Ice Pizzeria (0.5km From Victoria Memorial) Rated By – 4/5

 

Bar-B-Q (1km From Victoria Memorial) Rated By – 4.5/5

 

Aromas (0.5km From Victoria Memorial) Rated By – 4/5

 

The Blue Poppy (0.7km From Victoria Memorial) Rated By – 4/5

 

Haldiram’s Prabhuji (0.4km From Victoria Memorial) Rated By – 3.5/5

Victoria Memorial Total Visitors Per Year

35 Lakh (2016)

 Some Question And Answer About Victoria Memorial

Who Controls Victoria Memorial

The Ministry of Culture, Department of Culture, Goverment of India.

Is Victoria Memorial and Fort William Same

No (It Takes 2 Minuites to Travel From Victoria Memorial to Fort William)

How Many Pillars are In Victoria Memorial

16 Fluted

What is There Inside The Victoria Memorial

A Statue of Queen Victoria

Who Made Victoria Memorial and Why

The Victoria Memorial Was Made By Lord Cuzon, When Queen Victoria Who Was The Impress of British India, Died on January 1901, Cuzon Suggested Building a Grand Memorial to Honor Her.

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