Tourist Places in Murshidabad

Places to Visit in Murshidabad

Murshidabad - #10 of 74 in West Bengal |
Murshidabad Average Rating - 5.6/7 1 based on 563 Ratings

Murshidabad is mostly preferred by travellers from Kolkata, Durgapur. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Murshidabad is, however, mostly preferred by Group, Couple. The best season or months to visit places in Murshidabad are October, November, December. There are 25 tourist places in Murshidabad, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Murshidabad can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Murshidabad for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Murshidabad Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Murshidabad, browse through photos & pictures, explore Murshidabad using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Murshidabad, which are great places to visit, are Tripolia Gate, Kathgola Gardens, Motijheel, Tomb of Seraj-Ud-Daullah, Tomb of Sujauddin. Murshidabad can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Murshidabad Tourist Places



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Hazarduari Palace, Murshidabad
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The Hazarduari Palace, or the palace built with thousand doors is one of the major tourist attractions of Murshidabad. The palace was once the site for holding the ‘Durbar’ or meetings of the Nawabs. This three-storey palace was built by Duncan McLeod 1837 for... Read More »
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Katra Masjid, Murshidabad
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One of the oldest mosques in West Bengal, Katra Masjid is situated in Murshidabad. Built by Nawab Murshid Quli Khan in 1723, after whom Murshidabad is named this mosque is one of the main tourist attractions. Raised on a platform, this double storied mosque is built with brick... Read More »
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Imambara, Murshidabad
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Close to the Hazarduari Palace, the Nizamat Imambara was built by Nawab Nazim Mansoor Ali Khan Feradun Jah in1847 AD at a cost of around 6 lakhs. It is recognised as the largest Imambara not only in Bengal but also across India. It was built after the Imambara built by... Read More »
Murshidabad District Museum, Murshidabad
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Late Rai Bahadur Surendra Narayan has a major contribution in the establishment of the Murshidabad District Museum at Jiaganj. The sculptures and the antiques in the museum, as well as the site of the museum were all donated by Rai Bahadur Surendra Narayan to the West Bengal... Read More »
"District museum"Feb 28, 2017 "Very well"Sep 2, 2013
Tripolia Gate, Murshidabad
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Jahan Kosha Cannon, Murshidabad
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Jahan Kosha is a large cannon located a kilometre from Katra. It was built by craftsman Janardan Karmakar of Dhaka in the early 17th century. The cannon measures 17.5 ft in length and weighs 16,880 lb. Tourists can also visit the mosque of Kadam Sarif, built adjacent to... Read More »
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Kathgola Gardens, Murshidabad
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Tomb of Seraj-Ud-Daullah, Murshidabad
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The tomb of Nawab Seraj-ud-Daulla is situated in Khosh Bagh in Murshidabad, the capitalof Bengal in the 18th century. Khosh Bagh, or the Garden of delight, is situated on the bank of River Bhagirathi. The tourists can cross the river in trawlers to visit the Khosh Bagh... Read More »
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Nasipur Palace, Murshidabad
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The Nasipur Palace is a major attraction of Murshidabad. Within the compound of the palace, there is the temple of Ramachandra, which is one of the largest temples across the district of Murshidabad. There is also a temple of Lakshmi-Narayana, close by, renowned for its... Read More »
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Motijheel, Murshidabad
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Tomb
Tomb of Sujauddin, Murshidabad
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The tomb of Sujauddin is situated at Roshnibag in the district of Murshidabad. According to inscriptions on the tomb, Nawab Sujauddin constructed this mausoleum in 1738-39 AD.On entering the tomb, you can see that within a walled compound stands a brick built three-domed... Read More »
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Wasef Manzil, Murshidabad
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The Wasef Manzil, built by Nawab Wasef Ali Mirza of Murshidabad was also the abode of the Nawab. The palace lies close to the Hazarduari Palace and it is full of marble staircases and statues. Read More »
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Jafarganj Cemetery, Murshidabad
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Jafarganj Cemetery, the ruined palace of Mir Jafar, is located half a mile away from the Hazarduari Palace. The cemetery features the tombs of the Nawab’s Nazim, from Mir Jafar to Humayun Jah. The cemetery spanning an area of 3.51 acres is a burial ground of a number of... Read More »
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Khosh Bagh, Murshidabad
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The Khosh Bagh Cemetery, spanning an area of 7.65 acres, is located on the opposite banks of Bhagirathi. The site houses the grave of Nawab Alivardi Khan, his grandson Siraj-ud-Daulla, his wife Lutfannesha and other members of the Nawab’s family. Read More »
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Nimak Haram Deori, Murshidabad
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Nimak Haram Deori or the Traitor’s Gate is the prime gate of the Jafarganj Palace of Mir-Zafar. The gate is located 1 km north of Hazarduari. The palace is important in history because Nawab-Siraj-ud-Daulla was killed in an act of betrayal here. Read More »
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Footi Mosque, Murshidabad
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Footi Mosque is an incomplete work by Nawab Sarafraz Khan. It is located to the east of the Hazarduari Palace, at Kumrapore. Tourists visit the palace mainly to view its unique architectural style. Read More »
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Jalangi River, Murshidabad
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Jalangi River originates from Ganges River and flows through the Murshidabad district of West Bengal. Along with the Mathabanga stream, this river flows in to the Bhagirathi-Hooghly. The point where the river separates from main Ganges is known as Bhagirathi. Hooghly is the... Read More »
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Tomb of Alivardi Khan, Murshidabad
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Yellow Mosque, Murshidabad
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Bhavaniswar Mandir, Murshidabad
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The Bhavaniswar Temple is located at a distance of 23 km from Murshidabad. It is one of the excellent models of the terracotta sculpture, not only in West Bengal, but also the whole of India.The Bhavaniswar temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was built by Queen of Natore in... Read More »

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