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A journey into the forsaken.
Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata was built in the memory of Queen Victoria of England. After the demise of Her Majesty, the idea of building a memorial hall in her name was first thought of by the then Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon who left India at the end of 1905. This exquisite marble architecture was designed by Sir William Emerson and was opened in 1921, 5 years ahead of its schedule opening ..
Victoria Memorial Hall was built in the memory of Queen Victoria of England. The building was conceptualised by Lord Curzon who was then Viceroy of India. This marble architecture was designed by Sir William Emerson. The design of the structure represents a fusion of British and Mughal architecture and was inaugurated in the year 1921.
The General Post Office, Kolkata is the central post office of the city of Kolkata, India and the chief post office of West Bengal. During the British rule, this building was designed by Walter B. Grenville(1819-1874), who acted as consulting architect to the government of India from 1863 to 1868. This majestic building has two wings supported by Ionic – Corinthian pillars and is crowned with a towering dome. The GPO is situated at the heart of the business area in Calcutta which is referred to as Dulhousie Square. This building has become one of the famous landmark of the city