Marble Palace, Kolkata

Marble Palace | One of the best places to visit in Kolkata

LocationDas Para Road, Gour Nagar, Thakurpukur, Kolkata, Kolkata (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsMarble Palace is open from 10:00 am to 08:00 pm all days in week. No entry fee.
Place TypePalace & Landmarks, Monument
Place visit withFamily, Kids, Friends, Married Couples, Unmarried Couples, Parants, Siblings, Youngsters
Best time to visitJanuary, February, March, April, May, June
Nearest MetroShyambazaar Metro Station (2 KM) Shobhabazar Sutanuti Metro Station (2 KM) Girish Park Metro Station (1 KM) Mahatma Gandhi Road Metro Station (0 KM) Central Metro Station (1 KM) Chandni Chowk Metro Station (2 KM) Esplanade Metro Station (2 KM) Sealdah Metro Station (2 KM) Mahakaran Metro Station (2 KM) Howrah Metro Station (2 KM) Howrah Maidan Metro Station (2 KM)

About Marble Palace

Marble Palace located in Thakurpukur is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the city. The palace was built in the year 1835 by Raja Rajendra Malik who was a prominent businessman, art lover and philanthropist. The entire palace has been built with marble stones, where you can see objects like Chinese sculpture, paintings, chandeliers, clocks, urns etc. Apart from the palace, there is also a zoo, which is the first zoo opened in India. It has some species of birds and deer and other small animals. Crowds of tourists can be seen here throughout the year.

Architecture of Marble Palace

The Marble Palace is a three-storey building built in the Neoclassical style. It has long fluted Corinthian columns and ornate verandahs with fretted and sloping roofs, and is built in the style of a Chinese pavilion.

Interesting facts about Marble Palace

  1. The complex consists of a garden with lawn, a rock garden, a lake.
  2. This palace is very famous for its architecture and huge collection of sculptures, decorations and paintings.
  3. The palace has intricately carved pillars and walls.
  4. Here is a beautiful collection of Indian and Western handicrafts.
  5. The Marble Palace Garden has many fascinating sculptures, including figures, for example, lions, Christopher Columbus, Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ and so on.
  6. There is also a small zoo in the palace complex, where there are feathered animals.

How to reach Marble Palace

By Road:- Kolkata is well connected by all road routes. One can take any public means like auto or taxi to reach the Marble Palace.

By Train:- Nearest Railway Station to Marble Palace is Howrah Junction Railway Station which is 4.9 KM away from here one can easily reach the Palace by taking Rickshaw.

By Air:- Marble Palace is 13.9 km away from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, from here one can book cab or Ola to reach the palace.

Nearby famous places

  • Nakhoda Mosque 7 minutes away
  • Eden Gardens 14 minutes away
  • Shanti Nathar Mandir 7 minutes away
  • College Street (Boi Para) 17 minutes away
  • Jhater Deul Temple 14 minutes away
  • Barasat Stadium 14 minutes away
  • Vidyasagar Smriti Mandir 14 minutes away
  • St. John's Church 2 km away

Marble Palace FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Das Para Road, Gour Nagar, Thakurpukur, Kolkata, Kolkata.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Marble Palace: Marble Palace is open from 10:00 am to 08:00 pm all days in week. No entry fee..

𝒜. You should visit Marble Palace during January, February, March, April, May, June months for best experience.

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