The Raj Bhavan of West Bengal
is a palatial building built in 1803 by Lord
, who was the Governor General of India from 1798 to 1805. It is located at the northern end of the
, which is one of the most conspicuous vestiges of British Calcutta. The Raj Bhavan is surrounded by a beautiful garden. It houses many rare works of art and other interesting items. Now it is used as the official residence of the Governor of Bengal.