Murshibad is a historic and culturally enriching topography. Learn about the beautiful history through its attractive tourist spots. Evoke your hidden spirituality while you pay homage to various religious sites. Experience the amalgamation of culture and Heritage only in Murshidabad.

History

Murshidabad was the capital of Bengal and was ruled by Siraj-Ud-Daula. After the defeat of The kind at the hands of Robert Clive in the Battle of Plassey in the year 1757, the city went under British Control and eventually the whole country. But even after that Murshibad retained its position as a popular city.

This historic city bears several marks which represent its rich history and heritage in the form of monuments, forts, religious places.

Climate

Marsidabad has a tropical, moist and dry climate. The average annual temperature is about 27° C. The average monthly temperature ranges from 17° C to 35° C (approximate value).


Sightseeing in Murshidabad

Hazarduari Palace Museum

Hazarduari Palace Museum is a sprawling architectural beauty spread across a massive area of 41 acres. This breathtaking beauty is situated in the Kila Nizamat Campus.The palace is situated on the river banks of the Bhagirathi. The speciality of this architectural manifestation is that it has 1000 doors among which 900 are real. The rest are fake doors built to confuse intruders. It is one of the most iconic constructions in the entirety of Murshidabad.

Hazarduari Palace Museum

Katra Masjid

Katra masjid is the tomb of Nawab Murshid Quli Khan. It was built between 1723 and 1724.

It is one of the largest caravanserais in the Indian Subcontinet. The most striking features of the Katra Masjid is the two large corner towers having loopholes for musketries. It is Currently preserved and maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India(ASI).

Katra Masjid

Motijheel Park

Motijheel, the cradle of British rule in India, stands witness to a remarkable turning point in Indian history. A 350 acre oxbow lake formed out of an abandoned bed of river Bhagirathi, the Motijheel, derived its name from extensive pearl cultivation during the Nawabi period. The Jheel was famous for raising golden tinted pearls extracted from unino margaritifera species.

Motijheel Park

Kathgola Gardens

KathGola Garden is wonderful escapade for nature lovers. The name is derived from Wood Roses. These are a very beautiful type of Rose that enhances the beauty of the place. Kathgola Gardens is also famous for Its Palace. It belonged to the Dugar Family and is now a Museum.

Kathgola Gardens

Khosh Bagh

The beautiful, near 8 acre, garden area is actually a cemetery. It has the grave of Nawab Alivardi Khan along with Alivardi's Mother, Siraj-ud-Doula, his wife Lutfannesha and other members of the Nawab family.

Khosh Bagh

Char Bangla Temple

The Char Bangla Temple at Baranagar in Azimganj. It is an exquisite example of Bengal Temple Architecture. The temples where built under the patronage of Rani Bhabani of Natore in the 18 th century.

Char Bangla Temple

Jahan Kosha Cannon

Jahan Kosha Cannon literally means the Destroyer of the World. It is placed in the Topekhana a quarter of mile to the south east of the Katra Mosque, in the town of Murshidabad, West Bengal, India.

Jahan Kosha Cannon

House Of Jagath Seth

The House of Jagat Seth, were a wealthy business, banking and money lender family from Murshidabad, Bengal region in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent, during the time of Nawab Siraj ud-Daulah.

House Of Jagath Seth

Tomb of Azimunnisa Begum

The Ruined mosque was built by Azimunnisa or Jinnatunnisa Begum,Daughter of Murshid quli khan and Wife of Nawab Siraj-ud-daula.Like her Father she is also buried under the staircase 1734 AD.

Tomb of Azimunnisa Begum

Nizamat Imambara

The Nizamat Imambara is a Shia Muslim congregation hall in Murshidabad, India. The present Nizamat Imambara was built in 1847 AD by Nawab Mansur Ali Khan. It was built after the old Imambara built by Nawab Siraj ud-Daulah was destroyed by the fires of 1842 and 1846. This Imambara is the largest one in India and Bengal.

Nizamat Imambara

Nashipur Palace

The Nashipur Palace was the court of Debi Singha, who was the expense gatherer of the British during the Nawabi era and was known for being a strict tax authority. It has been converted into Nashipur Rajbari museum showcasing personal belongings of the Nashipur royal family, farmans, legal documents pertaining to tax collection of that time, and other things. The royal palace also has a temple of Ramchandra, which is one of the largest temples across Murshidabad.

Nashipur Palace

Kiriteswari Temple

Kiriteswari Temple is situated in Kiritkona village under the Nabagram in Murshidabad district in the state of West Bengal. This is one of the Sati peeth among the 51 peeths.

Kiriteswari Temple
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