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Marble Palace Kolkata

46 Muktaram Basu St | off Chittaranjan Ave, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700040, India
+91 98292 62677
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46 Muktaram Basu St | off Chittaranjan Ave, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700040, India
+91 98292 62677
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see place in Kolkatta. They offer a private guide as well. Located a little interior but worth visiting

Thank BRSF12
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Located in the Northern part of Kolkata, close to the residence of Rabindranath Tagore is the Marble Palace. Constructed purely with Italian marbles in the year 1855 in the Chorbagan area of the C.R. Avenue, the Marble Palace was the residence of one of the...More

Thank rajmohta
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing pieces of art ,truly amazed by the place.Manish Patel the guide was very knowledgeable,explained the paintings and art in detail.Was truly amazed by the opulence but saddened by poor maintenance.

1  Thank So V
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I was amazed by this place. Make sure to obtain a PERMIT the day before entering. You can obtain this permit on the 4th floor of 2 Brabourne Road (open 10:30-4:00). Strictly no photos allowed. A guide is provided by the museum. I tipped him...More

Thank GOHABSGO1984
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Previous reviewers have described perfectly the faded grandeur of this extraordinary place and its collection of artworks. I would add that the animal and bird collection is unnecessary and depressing - scarlet macaws in a cage barely big enough for them to open their wings....More

Thank Chloe B
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

In order to visit the Marble Palace you MUST obtain a permit from the West Bengal Tourist Bureau the day before. This is easy and free of charge. When I got to the gate a cheerful guard told me that I was not allowed to...More

Thank loltraveller2013
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Again just like the Victoria Memorial, Kolkata, the Marble Palace is a opulent structure but badly maintained. You have to pay a fee ( bribe) to the gatekeeper and to one of the guides. They rush you through the property, half of which is closed...More

Thank fallenreading
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Marble palace is a consolation for the Kolkatans like me who crave for some existing royalty. And indeed it's a hearty consolation. It's a palace of some king who had bought the palace from Queen Victoria and though not well maintained but the moment you...More

1  Thank drsadiqua
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The palace is open 10-3 but closed on Monday and Thursday. Photos are not allowed bit even from outside so only shot is through the fence. To get permission to visit the palace bring your passport to Tourist Bureau at 2 Brabourne Rd 4th floor....More

Thank Fess S
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Marble Palace is a palatial nineteenth-century mansion in North Kolkata. It is located at 46, Muktaram Babu Street, Kolkata 700007. It is one of the best-preserved and most elegant houses of nineteenth-century Calcutta. The mansion is famous for its marble walls, floors, and sculptures, from...More

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Response from Traveller_SimplyJB | Reviewed this property |
Any standard document to establish identity.
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11 April 2016|
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Response from Traveller_SimplyJB | Reviewed this property |
Please visit for the permission West Bengal Tourism office 3/2, Bepin Behari Ganguly Street, Poddar Court, BBD Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001, Phone: 033 44012086
23 March 2016|
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Response from HJF115 | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Sunday with a guide. There was a security guard and a care taker to which our guide spoke to paid him something and then he accompanied us in and turned the lights on in some rooms. The long and short of it is... More