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Victoria Memorial

Place : Kolkata, West Bengal
Significance : A splendid example of British Architecture exhibiting British artifacts
Best Time to Visit : October to March.
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How to reach

Air : Kolkata is well connected to major international & domestic airports. The international Netaji Subhash Airport (Dum Dum Airport) is 20 kms from the city. Most of the domestic airlines have direct services to and from Calcutta-Kolkata to other important cities of India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Patna, Varanasi, Lucknow, etc.

Rail : Calcutta is served by two railway station, Haora (Howrah) and Sealdah and is connected to major cities all over the country. The tourist railway booking office is on the 1st floor at 6 Fairlie Place near BBD Bagh.

Road : Calcutta is connected by an extensive network of national highways with major cities and towns.  Buses generally depart from the Esplanades bus stand area at the northern end of the Maidan near Chowringhee Road. But there are a number of private companies which have their own stands. Buses to and from the South generally use the bus stand near Fort William at Babu Ghat.