This indo saracenic revivalist style monument built entirely with white marble is a piece of exquisite and artistic architecture of British time in India.
Built between 1906 to 1921 by George Curzon, who was the viceory of India during that period to commemorate Queen Victoria. It os located in the heart of the city of Joy, Kolkata(erstwhile Calcutta) in West Bengal. There are 25 galleries inside the memorial including the royal gallery, the sculpture gallery and the Calcutta gallery among others. Several portraits of Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and oil paintings portraying different moments of their lives are displayed in the royal gallery.
Visit by organised guides, free of cost tour also available in June from 1st to 10th.