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Marble Palace

46 Marble Palace Muktaram Babu Street | Chorbagan, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700007, India
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Good Collection

This place needs special attention.The plase is filled with art work, but is not well maintained... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2018
jyotibhagat7
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Pune, India
Go just to see the marble floor

Slightly idiosyncratic venue, this is still in private ownership so no photos inside. That said, it... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2017
David R
,
Royston, United Kingdom
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Built in 1835, this largely Italian marble palace, has an odd conglomeration of attractions: winding stairways, underground cellars, huge verandahs, statues, an impressive collection of antiques, caves with cannons, a zoo and duck ponds.
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  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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46 Marble Palace Muktaram Babu Street | Chorbagan, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700007, India
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"private collection"
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"terrible staff"
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"rare birds"
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"works of art"
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"raja rajendra mullick"
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"nineteenth century"
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"historical place"
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"reynolds"
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"rubens"
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"hornbills"
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"artwork"
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"cages"
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"restoration"
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"mansion"
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Reviewed January 20, 2018

This place needs special attention.The plase is filled with art work, but is not well maintained, terrible staff. The small "zoo" consists mostly of birds (hornbills, pelicans, cormorants, and the like) and some deer. The main building is a 'storehouse' of primarily European (but also...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

Slightly idiosyncratic venue, this is still in private ownership so no photos inside. That said, it is an amazingly grand place that in its heyday would have been stunning. There are significant numbers of what appear to be hugely valuable artefacts - Ming vases, other...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Yep it was some rich dude who had great aspirations to surround himself with even greater in terms of size and significance art work and beautiful birds but you cannot help feel so trapped in your fear and concern that they are not being taken...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2017

The beautiful premises of the Marble Palace house a large, private collection of antiques. For an art and history buff, wandering through its cool interiors might be an ideal way to spend a hot Kolkata afternoon—as long as one can keep one's annoyance with the...More

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Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

Good place for some knowledge of Mullick family and there emperor of their but not so much good for family that place have their old thing which they called museum and having timing for visiting their

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Reviewed January 26, 2017

Like many reviews have stated this is a tired house currently undergoing some minor restorations. The guide did rush you around pointing out a few artifacts but had no wider knowledge when asked questions. Zoo wasn't for us, a few caged birds in the tour...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Marble palace is definitely one of the places to visit in Kolkata. It is a royal palace having exquisite and royal artifacts on display. The marble statues, the floor designed as per carpet, rare birds chirping in the corridor, is what can be seen here....More

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Reviewed December 30, 2016

The Marble Palace is an amazing place. It is a museum with the original family living on the premises. The massive private collection is a must-see for people visiting Kokata.

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Reviewed December 18, 2016

This place is almost 200 years old. It is a private museum and is looked after by the sixth generation of the original builder (that's what the guide told) who live next to the museum. The museum has a fantastic collection of marble and bronze...More

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Reviewed November 30, 2016

Marble place is a historical place know modernize these struture..here you can and observe old Bengali era life style

Thank Park A
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