One of the worth visiting and most popular tourist attractions in Kolkata is the Marble Palace. The majestic bungalow is flocked by Indian as well as International travelers in decent numbers. Pre-dating to 1835, the mansion was constructed by Raja Rajendra Mullick and is now listed among the preserved monuments of Kolkata.
The grand building holds great historical importance and exhibits some of the antiques. The palace is ornamented with white Italian marbles; intricately carved pillars and walls. There is also a big pool, picturesque garden, pristine lake, a Zoo and a lawn with sculpture of lions, the Buddha, Christopher Columbus, Jesus, the Virgin Mary and other Hindu Gods. In-addition, the beautiful chandeliers, Victorian furniture and the brilliant carvings might leave you awestruck.
The Marble Palace of Kolkata is one of the finest and ultimate places to visit. When one enters the building, a courtyard welcomes you. The interior walls are adorned with great paintings (works of Reynolds, Rubens and Murilla). From lighting lamps to big pillars, the mansion has a lot to keep you engaged for hours.