Sunset at Victoria Memorial in Kolkata.
Designed by Sir William Emerson, this 184 ft high monument was built as a tribute to the success of the British Empire in India. Inaugurated in 1921, this monument was dedicated to Queen Victoria.
The Indo-Saracenic style design of the structure represents a fusion of British and Mughal architecture. White Makrana marbles were used in the construction of Victoria Memorial Hall. The massive Memorial stands enclosed in an area of 64 acres of a lake and gardens designed by Lord Redesdale and Sir David Prain.
Currently it serves as a museum and is a major tourist attraction in Kolkata, India.
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luciola (2958) 2011-10-20 8:45
Very nice view, great colors.
dale54 (8054) 2011-10-20 8:54
this is nice,very good,hi ranjan!love the soft color in this wonderfull pic!have a great day! dr
arijit_ghosh86 (795) 2011-10-20 11:15
nice POV..i like the hue in the sky. very wonderfully taken..But i was expecting much more light here..
But keep it up..very nice catch.
piyalexplorer (404) 2011-10-22 5:09
It is the magical light and you did the rest. Everythiing is beautiful, the POV is great. You prove that still our Old Kolkata have a lot of charm.