Motijheel, Murshidabad

Motijheel

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6 Ratings & 2 Reviews

About Motijheel (Offbeat Attraction)

    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM , Saturday: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM , Sunday: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM , Public Holidays: 7.00 AM - 7.00 PM

Motijheel is located a kilometre to the south of Lalbagh. Nawazesh Mohammad, the husband of the famous historical figure Ghasseti Begum, excavated this horseshoe shaped lake.

Motijheel was also the residence of Warren Hastings, Lord Teinmouth, Sir John Shore and other British high ranking officials. It is also known as the ‘Company Bagh’. The sole old building still existing at the site is the mosque of Shahamat Jang.
 


What travellers are saying about Motijheel

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Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Night
  • Length of visit:  Below 1hr
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  • Food available for purchase
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  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed

2 traveller reviews for Motijheel

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Suvo Saha

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  • Suvo Saha
  • Lives in Murshidabad
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  • 8 Reviews
  •  62 readers

"Sit & relax"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
There are two motihjeel now. Old one and new one(or potijheel park). The jheel is beautiful and place is made like a park. So you can sit and just relax as much as you like. You also can go with your family or girlfriend.
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Biswajit Chatterjee

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  • Biswajit Chatterjee
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  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 7 Reviews
  •  49 helpful votes
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"Hire a guide"

  • 4.0/7
  • Posted Dec 27, 2013
You need to take a guide to understand the significance of the place, guide charge Rs 20.
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  • 14 votes

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