Holiday Trip in Murshidabad

Memorable Trip with Murshidabad Holiday Packages

Sited on the southern bank of the Bhagirathi (a tributary of the Ganges), the city of Murshidabad is a paradise for history lovers. Most importantly, for those who want to know would like to get acquainted with the last days of the Mughal rule in India prior it incepted into the British Empire. This city was founded by Nawab Murshid Quli Khan and was once the last capital of independent Bengal. This place is dotted with various stunning 18th century monuments. Impressed by this city's striking beauty, Lord Clive once called 'Murshidabad', the eastern equivalent of London. Enduring traditions of Murshidabad are sure to capture your fancy. You will certainly come away more erudite about Indian history. Captivated by the rich heritage of Murshidabad? Plan a visit to this place by exploring the Murshidabad holiday packages offered by Choose any of the best offer for Murshidabad tour and get indulge in the beauty.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Murshidabad

Before going for your Murshidabad vacation, be familiar with where you must visit on your trip.

Hazarduari Palace:
Once an abode of a Nawab and literary meaning a palace of thousand doors, was constructed in the year 1830 by General Duncan McLeod of the Bengal Engineers. It has a circular Durbar Hall and a banquet hall lined with mirrors. Today it serve as a museum, it displays some of the most outstanding artefacts of the imperial era.
Katra Mosque:
Located one and a half KM away from Murshidabad Railway Station, on the Berhampore-Lalgola Road, it is one of the must-see places in the Murshidabad district. This mosque was built by Nawab Murshid Quli Khan during the year 1723-24. It flaunts an impressive structure with huge high minarets and domes.
Kathgola Palace:
It is a popular tourist destination in Murshidabad. Kathgola includes a palace garden of Raja Dhanpat Singh Dugar and Lakshmipat Singh Dugar, which is home to the famous Adinath Temple. This temple has a rich cultural heritage and religious significance. This temple is beautifully adorned with a typical Jain style that gives a unique beauty to this temple.
Wasef Manzil:
Constructed by Nawab of Murshidabad, Sir Wasef Ali Mirza, it is a beautiful palace that exhibits the imperial glory and royal charm of the yesteryears. Wasef Manzil was the residence of Nawab Wasef Ali Mirza, which has now been transformed into a museum.
Nizamat Imambara:
Built by Nawab Nazim Mansoor Ali Khan Feradun Jah, son of Humayun Jah in 1847 AD, this attraction lies parallel to the north face of the Hazarduari Palace. This imambara was first built by Siraj-ud-Doula, but after its destruction in fire, it was again reconstructed. Nizamat Imambara is the largest in Bengal as well as across India.
Other Tourist Attractions:
Jahankosha Canon, Jafarganj Cemetery, Khosh Bagh, Nasipur Palace, Footi mosque and Moti Jheel etc. are some of the other popular tourist attractions that you must try to visit.

Best Time for Holidaying in Murshidabad

Like the rest of West Bengal (besides the hills, of course), Murshidabad remains hot and humid throughout the year and the monsoon rains do little to reduce the sultriness of this place. Therefore, the best time to visit is 'winter and spring'- between the months of October and March. Winter is the duration when the weather is pleasant and even slightly chilly at night. Enjoy sightseeing and other outdoor activities on your Murshidabad trip during this time.

Must Buy Things from Murshidabad

Murshidabad is a heaven for shopaholics as they will get a wonderful shopping experience at the place. This place is popular worldwide for its brass and bell metal ware, traditional Bengali muslin and silk weaves, Jamdanis and brocades. You can buy these items for home and as souvenirs for home. Tourist who loves to explore different types of sweets and have sweet tooth must visit Khagraghat and Azimganj where you will find a variety of delicious Bengali sweets, especially 'khaja' that is made with lemon, sesame seeds and sugar. If want, you can pack some of them for home.

Explore Options to Reach Murshidabad

Before booking your Murshidabad holiday packages, you should know about the modes to reach this city. Read on to more:
By Air
Kolkata International Airport is the nearest airport located at a distance of about 195 KM from Berhampore, the headquarter town. Regular flights operates from here connecting the city to India and abroad. You can hire tourist taxis, or buses to reach Murshidabad.
By Train
Berhampore Court railway station is the main station, which connects the district of Murshidabad with Kolkata and the other cities of West Bengal. There are regular trains that connect the station to the Sealdah station in Kolkata.
By Road
Well maintained road network make traveling to Murshidabad extremely easy. The place is easily accessible from Kolkata, Burdwan, Suri, Rampurhat, Bolpur, Malda, Krishnagar as there are regular buses that ply to Berhampore (headquarter). Select any mode of Murshidabad travel and enjoy memorable trip.
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