Queen Victoria Pavilion
Coordinates17°41′44″N 83°17′33″E / 17.695419°N 83.292637°E / 17.695419; 83.292637Coordinates: 17°41′44″N 83°17′33″E / 17.695419°N 83.292637°E / 17.695419; 83.292637
LocationOne Town, Visakhapatnam, India
TypeStatue
Materialbronze
Opening date4 May 1904; 117 years ago (1904-05-04)
Dedicated toQueen Victoria

Queen Victoria Pavilion is one of the oldest statues in Visakhapatnam. It is located in the One Town area of Visakhapatnam.[1]

History

In the year 1900, Raja G.V. Jugga Rao, the Zamindar of Shermuhammadpuram and Raja Aiktam Venkata Jagga Rao of Yambrum Estates visited Britain. On their way back, the British Government presented with a bronze statue of Queen Victoria. The statue was meant to be a present to the city and hence it was brought and affixed in One Town locality of Visakhapatnam.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Iconic Queen Victoria statue loses its sheen, lies in utter neglect". New Indian Express. 18 April 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Victoria Pavilion needs a facelift". Times of India. 29 February 2016. Retrieved 24 April 2018.