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INDIAN MUSEUM, CALCUTTA

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Location : East Of India
Capital : Calcutta
Tourist Attractions : Fort William, Victoria Memorial, Raj Bhavan
Best Time To Visit : Throughout the year.

The Museum in CalcuttaThis museum was established in 1878. Built in Italian architectural style, it is considered the largest museum in the country and one of the best in Asia. The range of exhibits at the Indian museum are amazing: from the Egyptian mummy to the skeleton of the whale and some rare statutes. One of the rooms has a collection of meteorites. The museum also has a unique collection of fossils of prehistoric animals which includes a giant crocodile and a huge tortoise. The art collection has many fine pieces from Oriya and other temples and superb examples of Buddhist Gandharan art.



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