Motijheel Overview

Ranked 12 of 27 sightseeing in Murshidabad

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.

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Motijheel  Video Review


Chandra Sadhukhan
17th Jan 18

Motijheel at Murshidabad

Motijheel at Murshidabad  Video Review


Susanta Sadhukhan
15th Jan 18

What travellers are saying about Motijheel

Experience scale
  • Average 1
  • Good 1
  • Terrible 0
  • Poor 0
  • Below Average 0
  • Very Good 0
  • Excellent 0
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: Below 1hr
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Night
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchaseFood available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilitiesBathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowedWearing of shoes/footwear allowed

Timing, fees and more


Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
7:00 AM -7:00 PM
7:00 AM -7:00 PM
7:00 AM -7:00 PM
Public Holidays:
7:00 AM -7:00 PM

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Reviews and Ratings

Suvo Saha

Suvo Saha3.6/5

23 reviews

Sit & relax

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.

Biswajit Chatterjee

Biswajit Chatterjee2.9/5

7 reviews

Hire a guide

You need to take a guide to understand the significance of the place, guide charge Rs 20.

Photos of Motijheel

Motijheel, Murshidabad

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Swarnendu patra

At an instant awesome.
Motijheel, Murshidabad

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Kingshuk Mazumder

Motijhil Mosque, Murshidabad