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Murshidabad West Bengal Historical Place Tourist Guide Information


Posted Date: 02-Mar-2011  Last Updated:   Category: About Bengal and surrounding areas    
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Murshidabad is the last Capital of the famous state West bengal. Read the full article to know more about the famous place Murshidabad.



About Murshidabad


Murshidabad was the last capital of West Bengal. It was made the Capital of West Bengal in the year 1717. Then the Britishers shifted the capital of west Bengal to Kolkata. The famous district Murshidabad was named by the name of Nawab Murshid Quli Khan who was the ruler of West Bengal, Bihar and Orissa. Murshidabad is located at the side of the holy river named Bhagirathi. This city Murshidabad is commonly known as its Silk work. This city is famous for silk. But rather this there are many attractive spots are available in the famous city Murshidabad. The Hazarduari Palace is one of the main attraction among them.

About the Hazarduari Palace


palaceThe Area of Hazarduari Palace is 41 acres. There are about thousand doors are available in Hazarduari Palace. This is the main attraction of Hazarduari Palace. Hazarduari Palace is a three storey palace which was built in the year 1837. This palace was made by Duncan McLeod, who made this palace for Nawab Najim Humaun Jah who was the descendent of the great Ruler Mir Zafar. The important thing of the palace is it have 1000 doors out of these Nine hundred are real and others are fake. This palace consists of 114 rooms, eight galleries and the whole palace is designed and constructed in European architectural style.

Best Hotels to Stay in Murshidabad


There are many best Hotels are available in Murshidabad. They give all modern facilities. The Hotels are:
1)Berhampore Tourist Lodge
Room Charges:
Single Room- Not Available
Single AC Room- Not Available
Double Room- Rs.250/-
Double AC Room- Rs.500/-
Deluxe Rooms- Rs.400/-
Contact Number- 50439 / 59711

2)Hotel Samrat, Berhampore
Room Charges:
Single Room- Rs.150-250/-
Single AC Room- Rs.450/-
Double Room- Rs.150-300/-
Double AC Room- Rs.450-900/-
Deluxe Rooms- Not Available
Contact Number- 51147 / 51725

3)Hotel Bhagirathi, Berhamporemurshidabad_2
Room Charges:
Single Room- Rs.125/-
Single AC Room- Not Available
Double Room- Rs.225/-
Double AC Room- Rs. 350/-
Deluxe Rooms- Not Available
Contact Number- 54928 / 56309

4)Sangam Hotel, Berhampore
Room Charges:
Single Room- Rs.125/-
Single AC Room- Not Available
Double Room- Rs.200/-
Double AC Room- Rs. 550/-
Deluxe Rooms- Not Available
Contact Number- 55197

5)Hotel White House, Berhampore
Room Charges:
Single Room- Rs.125/-
Single AC Room- Not Available
Double Room- Rs.250/-
Double AC Room- Rs. 300/-
Deluxe Rooms- Not Available
Contact Number- 55443/ 59264/ 58689

6)Nivedita Lodge, Berhampore
Room Charges:
Single Room- Rs.30/-75/-
Single AC Room- Not Available
Double Room- Rs.175/-
Double AC Room- Not Available
Deluxe Rooms- Not Available
Contact Number- 52537

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How to Reach Murshidabad


Reach Murshidabad By Road:
There are well connected road lines available from Kolkata to Murshidabad. So it is easy to travel Murshidabad by Bus or Taxi.

Reach Murshidabad By Railway:
The nearest Railway Station is Berhampore Court Railway Station. Some popular trains for this route are Bhagirathi Express and the Lalgola Passenger. So it is easy to travel Murshidabad by Railway.

Reach Murshidabad By Air:
The nearest Airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata which is just 195km far from Murshidabad. So one can come to Kolkata and come to Murshidabad by Bus Or Railway from Kolkata.
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