Victoria Memorial Hall

Victoria memorial, Kolkata (Calcutta), India

The Victoria Memorial Hall was opened in 1921. It is also a museum where people could see before them pictures and statues of men who played a prominent part in the history of India and develop a pride in their past especially in relation to the history of Calcutta . Lord Curzon conceived it. Presently it is the finest and most prominent building and art museum of Calcutta, India, under the Department of Culture, Government of India.


  1. Mark says:

    Hi Leon,

    Please post the below as a new topic titled: Famous sights of Kolkata under the 7 Wonders of West Bengal in competition for the 7 Wonders of India. Courtesy of NDTV.

    Victoria Memorial – The wondrous winner from West Bengal

    7 Wonders of India: Victoria Memorial

    7 Wonders of India: St Paul’s Cathedral

    7 Wonders of India: Dalhousie Square

    There were two additional entries:
    7 Wonders of India: Howrah Bridge and
    7 Wonders of India: Botanical Garden and Banyan Tree

    Somehow, for some reasons, the two additional entries are not found anymore.