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Kolkata Marble Palace


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The Marble Palace in Kolkata is an exquisitely engineered palatial mansion that was built by Raja Rajendra Mullick Bahadur, who was one of the wealthiest landlords of West Bengal in the year 1835. It's sheer magnificence and scintillating artistry will surely captivate you in a state of trance.

This architectural masterpiece is made from the extensive use of Italian marble. The lush green lawn in front of it is clad with statues of Hindu Gods, The Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ, the great explorer Christopher Columbus, Lord Buddha and some lions.

  • Located on 46, Mukta Rambabu Street, Chorbagan.
  • It is open to visitors on 4 days a week namely on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm although it is best to drop in between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm.
  • Admission is free to the Marble Palace in Kolkata.
  • Photography is sternly restricted.
  • Closest railway station is Sealdah.
  • Closest airport is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport.


  • The Marble Palace in Kolkata was named so by Lord Minto as 126 different types of marbles, accumulated from different corners of the country were employed to give shape to this one of a kind architectural delight.

    Special Attractions of the Marble Palace in Kolkata :
    • A room decorated with mirrors containing prized works of Ruben, Reynolds and others.
    • A mind-boggling collection of antic paintings like Catherine's wedding by Rubens.
    • A collection of exquisite clocks, 82 different types.
    • The north-eastern frontier has an elegant fountain in the midst of a serene lake.
    If you are planning to visit Kolkata, do not forget to visit the famous Marble Palace.



    Last Updated on 22 October 2012